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2012-10-10 04:00:18

Todd Covington Kicking will host a National Camp Series (NCS) evaluation event for high school kickers, punters and snappers in Williamsburg, Virginia, on October 14, 2012 according to Camp Director Todd Covington. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Todd Covington Kicking will host a National Camp Series (NCS) evaluation event for high school kickers, punters and snappers in Williamsburg, Virginia, on October 14, 2012 according to kicking coach Camp Director Todd Covington. Go here for...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and historian Gordon Wood. The award, the Foundation's highest, is given to those who exemplify what it means to be active and engaged citizens, building upon the principles of liberty, courage, dignity and devotion to the common good preserved and...

2011-04-01 15:34:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The smallpox epidemic of 1721 held fear and promise for Boston's physicians and theologians. Was inoculation a health risk, a gift from God or an interruption in the divine plan? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, April 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center here, historian Tony Williams will present "The Pox and the Covenant: The Curious History of Science and Religion in Colonial America," at 2...

2011-03-25 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the invitation of The Bamiyan Project, 25 scholars, activists and media personages from Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Bosnia will meet in the inspiring setting of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia and Washington, D.C. for a multi-day conference beginning on March 28 and running through March 31, 2011, to begin crafting a new, forward looking, democratic narrative for their respective countries, utilizing the rich material their histories provide...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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