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Amtrak is slowly, oh-so-slowly expanding its pet program

More pets can now join their owners on Amtrak. Amtrak began an expanded pet pilot program Monday, allowing travelers to bring along small dogs and cats on routes from Boston to Lynchburg, Newport News and Norfolk in Virginia, and between...Show More Summary

Norfolk Cuts, Sign

I am not the only one raising the alarm about the proposed cuts in Norfolk which will lead to the cutting of the finds identification and recording service (and many others). So far, the "Save Norfolk's History" campaign petition has only 562 supporters. Show More Summary

Full steam ahead: The civilized night boat once linked D.C. and Norfolk

All aboard: Answer Man takes a cruise on the night boat that once sailed between D.C. and Norfolk.

"Saving Norfolk's History" has Support of Hundreds

The great British public is " Petitioning Norfolk County Council To Stop proposed cuts too (sic) Norfolk's historical find and identification service ", all four hundred of them. A massive turnout of support there from the metal detectorists of Norfolk and elsewhere.

A Labour man in a Labour job. What’s not to like about Andrew Adonis?

Don Brind on Friday The Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell likes to get away from politics by sailing his little Skipper 17 trailer sailer on the Norfolk Broads, he told the Eastern Daily Press.  McDonnell was brought up in Great Yarmouth where the three Broads rivers enter the sea. Like all lovers of Broads sailing he […]

LAVA-PAS Meltdown Continues

As I predicted, the LVA-PAS is stating to disintegrate as local partners ask "what's in it for us?" in financing part of the kudos-generation of the BM's education department. Norfolk cuts are planned. A petition has been started upShow More Summary

Why are oil trains crashing? Track problems could be to blame

The only sign of trouble aboard a Norfolk Southern train, hauling roughly 9,000 tons of Canadian crude in western Pennsylvania last year, was a moderate sway in the locomotive as it entered a bend on the Kiskiminetas River. The first 66 cars had passed safely around the curve when the emergency...

Abortion clinic drowns out protesting Christians with ‘We are apes’ recording — and it’s awesome

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Anti-abortion Christian protesters in Norfolk, Virginia complained after a local clinic drowned out their attempt to harangue patients by playing audio from a popular science blogger’s book promoting atheism, Christian News reported. “It’s opposition to the gospel,” said one...

Woman Accused of Killing Boyfriend's Toddler Blames Child's Eight-Year-Old Sister Instead

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here are the known facts: on May 18, 2014, 20-month-old Anna Bell died of a fractured skull in her Norfolk, Virginia home. Her lifeless body was found at the bottom of a staircase. Was it an accident, or was someone else responsible? And was that someone an adult... or another child? Read more...

Pernell Whitaker vs. Buddy McGirt II

last weekSports / Boxing :

On October 1, 1994 at The Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, James “Buddy” McGirt fought his second fight with Pernell Sweet Pea” Whitaker. Their first bout was on March 6, 1993 at Madison Square Garden and Whitaker defeated McGirt. The rematch…

Curbed Boston: One of Boston's Oldest Homes Slated to Become Urban-Farming Hub

The dilapidated, two-and-a-half-story farmhouse at 487 Norfolk Street in Mattapan dates from at least 1806, enough to make it the neighborhood's oldest standalone residential abode (and the probably the oldest farmhouse still standing in Boston). There's also a circa...

Brit Book Deal of the Week: Habour Hill by Katie Flynn

One of bestselling author Katie Flynn’s contemporary novels, this story about love and friendship in a Norfolk town will warm your heart. Synopsis In the Norfolk town of Haisby, Harbour Hill climbs from the harbour to the cliff-top – a road of run-down grandeur, its mansions now bedsits and guest houses. Show More Summary

Walsh eyes Norfolk family landmark

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing : BBC Boxing

British featherweight champion Ryan Walsh eyes a Norfolk double title defence with his twin brother Liam.

Local By-Election Results : September 24th 2015

Loddon on Norfolk (Con defence) Result of council at last election (2013): Conservatives 40, United Kingdom Independence Party 15, Labour 14, Liberal Democrats 10, Green 4, Independent 1 (No Overall Control, Conservatives short by 3) Result of ward at last election (2013): Conservatives 2,001 (64%), UKIP 594 (19%), Labour 383 (12%), Liberal Democrats 163 (5%) […]

Night of Knockouts In Norfolk, VA

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

By Gary “Digital” Williams There were knockouts aplenty during the Shawstyle Promotions/Shabazz Brothers/Ponytail Promotions card at the Masonic Temple in Norfolk, VA Saturday night. Ten of the 11 bouts ended inside the distance and, in the featured bouts, two popular … Continue reading ? The post Night of Knockouts In Norfolk, VA appeared first on Boxing News.

Penalosa: The Next Generation in action

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

In his first fight this year, unbeaten featherweight Dodie Boy Penalosa, Jr. (13-0, 12 KOs) steps into the ring this Saturday at the Norfolk Masonic Temple in Norfolk, Virginia. The four rounder is the first of several already-scheduled fights for … Continue reading ? The post Penalosa: The Next Generation in action appeared first on Boxing News.

Public Swimming Pool Goes to the Dogs

PETA makes a splash at three local events near our Norfolk, Virginia, headquarters, the Sam Simon Center. The post Public Swimming Pool Goes to the Dogs appeared first on PETA.

Norfolk Ship Repair Announces 650 Layoffs

 BAE Systems Ship Repair Norfolk has announced plans for layoffs - 650 people will be layed off effective November 20, 2015, says company sources.   This

For CSX And Norfolk Southern, Panama Canal Expansion Could Be A Positive

Intermodal shipments are comprised of import and export container traffic as well as domestic container and trailer traffic. Since the rail networks of both CSX and Norfolk Southern are concentrated to the east of the Mississippi river, their international intermodal shipments pertain to container traffic from East Coast ports. Show More Summary

After Violating Church/State Separation, Norfolk State University Fixes the Problem in the Best Way

It's not every day when a group guilty of violating church/state separation fixes the problem immediately and thoroughly, and then goes out of its way to do even more than what was requested in the first place. It happened at Norfolk State University, a public school in Virginia, where they're holding a Prayer Breakfast this morning. Show More Summary

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