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The AAU Junior Olympic Games are the pinnacle competition held annually by the US Amateur Athletic Union.
Abigail Greene "Abby" Aldrich Rockefeller (October 26, 1874 – April 5, 1948) was an American socialite and philanthropist.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
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AF2 (styled as af2 and short for arenafootball2) was the name of the Arena Football League's developmental league; it was founded in 1999 and played its first season in 2000.
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African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Air Combat Command (ACC) is one of ten major Major Commands (MAJCOMs) in the United States Air Force, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) at the Pentagon.
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The Ajacán Mission (also Axaca, Axacam, Iacan, Jacán, Xacan) was a Spanish attempt in 1570 to establish a Jesuit mission in the vicinity of the Virginia Peninsula to bring Christianity to the Virginia Indians.
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Allied Command Transformation (ACT; Le Commandement allié Transformation) is a NATO military command, which was formed in 2003 after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation restructuring.
The original American Basketball Association (ABA) was a major-league professional basketball league founded in 1967.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
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The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a partially government-funded American passenger railroad service.
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Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (March 10, 1876 – October 4, 1973) was an American sculptor and was once among New York City's most prominent sculptors.
The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.
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An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which water-dwelling plants or animals are kept and displayed.
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An arboretum (plural: arboreta) in a narrow sense is a collection of trees only.
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Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).
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Archer Milton Huntington (March 10, 1870 – December 11, 1955) was the son of Arabella (née Duval) Huntington and the stepson of railroad magnate and industrialist Collis P. Huntington.
The Arena Football League (AFL) is the highest level of professional indoor American football in the United States.
Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Armstrong Stadium is a 17,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Hampton, Virginia.
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An artificial island or man-made island is an island that has been constructed by people rather than formed by natural means.
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Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
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The Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.), also known as Edgar Cayce's A.R.E., was founded by Edgar Cayce (1877–1945) in 1931 to research and explore subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams and dream interpretation, intuition, philosophy and reincarnation.
An astronaut (or cosmonaut) is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
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Metro Atlanta, designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget as the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, is the most populous metro area in the US state of Georgia and the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States.
Atlantic University is private, distance education institution of higher and continuing education in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Attucks Theatre, located in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, was financed, designed and constructed by African American entrepreneurs in 1919.
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Averett University is a private non-profit college in Danville, Virginia, USA, in south-central Virginia near the North Carolina border.
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Bassett Hall is an 18th-century farmhouse located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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The Battle of Hampton Roads, often referred to as either the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Virginia) or the Battle of Ironclads, was the most noted and arguably most important naval battle of the American Civil War from the standpoint of the development of navies.
The Battle of Williamsburg, also known as the Battle of Fort Magruder, took place on May 5, 1862, in York County, James City County, and Williamsburg, Virginia, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War.
Beach soccer, also known as beach football or beasal, is a variant of association football played on a beach or some form of sand.
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Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer, politician and soldier.
Benns Church is a census-designated place (CDP) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States.
The Berkley Bridge is a double-leaf bascule bridge across the Eastern Branch Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
The Berlin Wall (Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
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Bermuda, also referred to in legal documents as, fully, "the Bermudas or Somers Isles", is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, located off the east coast of North America.
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The Bermuda sloop is a type of fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel developed on the islands of Bermuda in the 17th century.
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Bide-A-Wee Golf Course is an 18-hole municipal public golf course founded by former PGA Champion Chandler Harper in 1956 located in and owned by the city of Portsmouth, Virginia.
A big-box store (also supercenter, superstore, or megastore) is a physically large retail establishment, usually part of a chain.
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Bigler's Mill was a small town in Virginia near Williamsburg in York County which is now extinct.
Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.
Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
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A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.
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Bower's Hill is a community located in the independent city of Chesapeake, Virginia (formerly Norfolk County) in the United States.
Boykins is a town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States.
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Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances.
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Bruton Parish Church is located in the restored area of Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.
Bryant & Stratton College is a for-profit college with campuses in New York, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin, and an online campus.
The Bud Metheny Baseball Complex is a stadium on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
A bus (plural "buses",, archaically also omnibus, multibus, or autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
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Busch Field is a stadium on the campus of the College of William and Mary located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg (formerly known as Busch Gardens Europe and Busch Gardens: The Old Country) is a theme park located in James City County, Virginia, about 60.40 miles (97.20 km) northwest of Virginia Beach, originally developed by Anheuser-Busch (A-B) and currently owned by SeaWorld Entertainment, a division of Blackstone Group.
Camden County is a county located in the American state of North Carolina.
Camp Allen, formerly Camp Elmore, is a small United States Marine Corps base in Norfolk, Virginia, a satellite of the Naval Station Norfolk.
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Camp Peary is an approximately 9,000 acre military reservation in York County near Williamsburg, Virginia.
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Cape Henry is a cape on the Atlantic shore of Virginia located in the northeast corner of Virginia Beach.
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The Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division III.
Carrollton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States.
'Castle Roads' is the primary channel by which vessels enter Castle Harbour, Bermuda, from the Atlantic Ocean.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.
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Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo (born February 24, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
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The Charlotte metropolitan area (also Metrolina, Charlotte Metro, or Charlotte USA) is a metropolitan area/region of North and South Carolina within and surrounding the city of Charlotte.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary lying inland from the Atlantic Ocean, and surrounded by the North American mainland to the West, and the Delmarva Peninsula to the East.
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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge–Tunnel (CBBT) is a fixed link crossing at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The Chesapeake Bay impact crater was formed by a bolide that impacted the eastern shore of North America about 35 million years ago, in the late Eocene epoch.
Chesapeake Regional Airport is a public use airport located in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia and serving the Hampton Roads area.
Chesapeake Square is a 717,282 sq.
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Chesapeake is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The Chickahominy is an U.S. Geological Survey.
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The Children's Museum of Virginia is the largest children's museum in the state of Virginia.
Christopher Newport (1561–1617) was an English seaman and privateer.
Christopher Newport University, or CNU, is a public liberal arts university located in Newport News, Virginia, United States.
Chrysler Hall is the premier performing arts venue in Norfolk, Virginia, located in the downtown section of the city.
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The Chrysler Museum of Art is an art museum on the border between downtown and the Ghent district of Norfolk, Virginia.
Circle Centre is a large indoor shopping mall located in downtown Indianapolis.
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Claremont is an incorporated town in Surry County, Virginia, United States.
Clipse was an American hip hop duo, formed by brothers Gene "No Malice" Thornton (formerly known as "Malice") and Terrence "Pusha T" Thornton, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 1992.
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A coal pier is a transloading facility designed for the transfer of coal between rail and ship.
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The Coastal Plain League (CPL) is a wood-bat collegiate summer league, featuring college players recruited from throughout the nation.
The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States.
The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I whose full-time members are located in East Coast states from Massachusetts to South Carolina.
Colonial Parkway is a 23-mile (37 km) scenic parkway linking the three points of Virginia's Historic Triangle, Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown.
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Colonial Williamsburg is a living-history museum and private foundation presenting part of a historic district in the city of Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.
The Colony of Virginia (also known frequently as the Virginia Colony, the Province of Virginia, and occasionally as the Dominion and Colony of Virginia or Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virginia) was the first English colony in the world.
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A Combined Statistical Area (CSA) is composed of adjacent Metropolitan (MSA) and Micropolitan Statistical Areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865.
Conference USA (C-USA) is a collegiate athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States.
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Contraband was a term commonly used in the United States military during the American Civil War to describe a new status for certain escaped slaves or those who affiliated with Union forces.
In the United States, a county is a political and geographic subdivision of a state, usually assigned some governmental authority.
Courtland is an incorporated town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States.
Cox Communications (also known as Cox Cable and formerly Cox Broadcasting Corporation, Dimension Cable Services and Times-Mirror Cable) is a privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television, telecommunications and Home Automation services in the United States.
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Craney Island is a point of land in the independent city of Portsmouth in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia in the United States.
CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship built by the Confederate States Navy during the first year of the American Civil War; it was constructed as a casemate ironclad using the raised and cut down original lower hull and engines of the scuttled steam frigate.
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CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad in the United States.
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Currituck, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Currituck, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
D-Generation X (also known DX) is a professional wrestling stable (and later tag team) best known for their appearances in the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE). The group originated in the midst of the WWF's "Attitude Era" in 1997 as a foil to another prominent faction, The Hart Foundation. After its original run with members Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Chyna, and Rick Rude the group expanded to become a mainstay of the Attitude Era with new additions, X-Pac, The New Age Outlaws, and Tori until it disbanded in August 2000. After a teased reunion in 2002, DX reformed in June 2006 as the duo of Triple H and Shawn Michaels for the remainder of the year and again in August 2009 until March 2010, shortly before Michaels' retirement. Reunited in the ring again in 2012 for 1000th episode of Raw. This incarnation was voted the greatest WWE Tag Team Champions of all time in a 2013 WWE viewer poll.
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Dachau concentration camp (Konzentrationslager (KZ) Dachau) was the first of the Nazi concentration camps opened in Germany, intended to hold political prisoners.
The Daily Press is a morning newspaper located in Newport News, Virginia, that covers the Hampton Roads metro area of Virginia.
Daniel Marc Snyder (born November 23, 1964) is an American businessman who is the current owner of the Washington Redskins American football team and primary investor in Red Zebra Broadcasting, which is home to the Redskins Radio ESPN.
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Dare County is the easternmost county in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Dendron is a town in Surry County, Virginia, United States.
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Destination X was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the month of March and more currently in the month of July.
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DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster based in El Segundo, California.
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Discovery or Discoverie was a small 20-ton, 38 foot (12 m) long "fly-boat" of the British East India Company, launched before 1602.
Dish Network (branded as "dish") is an American direct-broadcast satellite service provider.
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Dollar Tree, Inc. is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less.
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Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
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The Downtown Tunnel on Interstate 264 crosses the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in the South Hampton Roads area.
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Drewry's Bluff is located in northeastern Chesterfield County, Virginia in the United States.
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A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.
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The East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) is an annual surfing contest held in Virginia Beach, Virginia on the oceanfront, and is one of the United States Surfing Federation’s major amateur events.
The Eastern Shore of Virginia consists of two counties (Accomack and Northampton) on the Atlantic coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Eastern State Hospital, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, was the first public facility in the United States constructed solely for the care and treatment of the mentally ill, and remains in operation today.
Eastern Virginia Medical School commonly referred to as EVMS, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States is a public-private medical school founded by grassroots efforts in the southeastern part of Virginia known as Hampton Roads.
The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey with teams scattered across the United States and one franchise in Canada.
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ECPI University is a private, for profit university based in Virginia Beach, Virginia that provides undergraduate and graduate level education in an accelerated format.
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ECW was a professional wrestling television program produced by WWE, based on the independent Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion that lasted from 1992 to 2001.
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Edenton is a town on Albemarle Sound in Chowan County, North Carolina, United States.
Elizabeth City (or Elizabeth Cittie as it was then called) was one of four incorporations established in the Virginia Colony in 1619 by the proprietor, the Virginia Company of London, acting in accordance with instructions issued by Sir George Yeardley, Governor.
Elizabeth City County was a county in southeastern Virginia from 1634 to 1952.
Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United States.
The Elizabeth City Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in the Inner Banks region of eastern North Carolina, anchored by the city of Elizabeth City.
The Elizabeth River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Elizabeth Stuart (19 August 1596 – 13 February 1662) was, as the wife of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, Electress Palatine, and briefly, Queen of Bohemia.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.
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Emancipation Oak is a historic tree located on the campus of Hampton University in what is now the City of Hampton, Virginia in the United States.
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The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
False Cape State Park is a state park in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach is a 20,000-seat outdoor concert venue, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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The Ferguson Center for the Arts is a theater and concert hall on the campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, USA.
A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
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Field hockey, or simply hockey, is a team sport of the hockey family.
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First Landing State Park (formerly Seashore State Park) offers recreational opportunities at Cape Henry in the independent city of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
A fixed link, fixed crossing, or bridge–tunnel is a persistent, unbroken road or rail connection across water that uses some combination of bridges, tunnels, and causeways and does not involve intermittent connections such as drawbridges or ferries.
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A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, reflecting the custom of its commander, characteristically a flag officer, flying a distinguishing flag.
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Florida International University (FIU) is an American public research university in Greater Miami, Florida, in the United States, with its main campus in University Park in Miami-Dade County.
Foreman Field at S. B. Ballard Stadium is a 20,118-seat multi-purpose stadium on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
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Fort Eustis is a United States Army installation located near Newport News, Virginia.
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Fort Monroe (also known as the Fort Monroe National Monument) was a military installation in Hampton, Virginia—at Old Point Comfort, the southern tip of the Virginia Peninsula.
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Fort Wool was a seacoast fortification located in the mouth of Hampton Roads approximately one mile south of Fort Monroe.
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The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 large U.S. corporations as ranked by their gross revenue, after adjustments made by Fortune to exclude the impact of excise taxes companies incur.
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The Fox Broadcasting Company (commonly referred to as Fox; stylized as FOX), is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox.
Frank W. Cox High School is a secondary school located in the Great Neck subdivision of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Franklin is an independent city in Virginia.
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Gary U.S. Bonds (born Gary Levone Anderson, June 6, 1939, in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American rhythm and blues and rock and roll singer, known for his classic hits "New Orleans" and "Quarter to Three".
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Gates County is a small, rural county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly.
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General of the Army (GA) is a five-star general officer and the second highest possible rank in the United States Army.
George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826October 29, 1885) was a major general for the Union during the American Civil War and the Democratic presidential nominee in 1864, who later served as Governor of New Jersey.
The George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge (known locally as simply the Coleman Bridge) is a double swing bridge that spans the York River between Yorktown and Gloucester Point, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
George Washington (Contemporary records, which used the Julian calendar and the Annunciation Style of enumerating years, recorded his birth as February 11, 1731. The provisions of the British Calendar (New Style) Act 1750, implemented in 1752, altered the official British dating method to the Gregorian calendar with the start of the year on January 1 (it had been March 25). These changes resulted in dates being moved forward 11 days, and for those between January 1 and March 25, an advance of one year. For a further explanation, see: Old Style and New Style dates. –, 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
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The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private, coeducational research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. with two other campuses including the Mount Vernon campus in the Foxhall neighborhood, as well as the Virginia Science & Technology campus in Loudoun County, Virginia.
The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States.
The Ghent District includes the various Ghent neighborhoods (Ghent, West Ghent, East Ghent, Ghent Square) in Norfolk, Virginia.
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Glass House Point in James City County, Virginia is the northern terminus of the Jamestown Ferry, which was relocated there as part of the development of Jamestown for the celebration the 350th anniversary in 1957.
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Gloucester County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Gloucester Courthouse is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Gloucester County, Virginia, United States.
Gloucester Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gloucester County, Virginia, United States.
Godspeed, under Captain Bartholomew Gosnold, was one of the three ships (along with the Susan Constant and the Discovery) on the 1606-1607 voyage to the New World for the English Virginia Company of London.
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The Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term.
Grafton is a community in York County, Virginia, United States, on the Virginia Peninsula.
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Grand Contraband Camp was located in Elizabeth City County on the Virginia Peninsula near Fort Monroe during and immediately after the American Civil War.
The Great Dismal Swamp is a marshy area in the Coastal Plain Region of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, between Norfolk, Virginia, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
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The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1974 to help protect and preserve a portion of the Great Dismal Swamp, a marshy region on the Coastal Plain of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina between Norfolk, Virginia, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina in the United States.
The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from December 16, 1907, to February 22, 1909, by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
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Greater Orlando, commonly referred to as the Orlando metropolitan area, Metro Orlando, and for U.S. Census purposes as the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, is a metropolitan area in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida.
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Greenbrier Mall is a nearly 900,000 sq.
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Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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Grove is an unincorporated community in the southeastern portion of James City County in the Peninsula subregion of Virginia in the United States.
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The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
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A gun turret is a weapon mount that protects the crew or mechanism of a projectile-firing weapon and at the same time lets the weapon be aimed and fired in many directions.
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Halstead's Point was an unincorporated community in York County, Virginia.
Hampton Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena located in Hampton, Virginia.
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Hampton Convocation Center is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Hampton, Virginia.
Hampton High School is a public secondary school located in Hampton, Virginia.
The Hampton Jazz Festival is a major musical event started in 1968, and features many of the world's major jazz artists.
The Hampton Pirates and Lady Pirates refer to the 15 sports teams representing Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia in intercollegiate athletics.
The Hampton Roads Beltway is a loop of Interstate 64 and Interstate 664, which links the communities of the Virginia Peninsula and South Hampton Roads which surround the body of water known as Hampton Roads and comprise much of the region of the same name in the southeastern portion of Virginia in the United States.
The Hampton Roads Bridge–Tunnel (HRBT) is the -long Hampton Roads crossing for Interstate 64 and U.S. Route 60.
The Hampton Roads Conference was a peace conference held between the United States and the Confederate States on February 3, 1865, aboard the steamboat River Queen in Hampton Roads, Virginia, to discuss terms to end the American Civil War.
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is one of ten Navy museums that are operated by the Naval History & Heritage Command.
Hampton Roads Piranhas is an American women’s soccer team, founded in 1995.
The Hampton Roads Rhinos were a proposed National Hockey League (NHL) expansion team in the late-1990s to play in Norfolk, Virginia.
Hampton Roads Transit "(HRT)", incorporated on October 1, 1999, began through the voluntary merger of PENTRAN (Peninsula Transportation District Commission) on the Virginia Peninsula and TRT (Tidewater Regional Transit a.k.a. Tidewater Transit District Commission) in South Hampton Roads and currently serves over 22 million annual passengers within its service area around Hampton Roads.
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority (HRTA) is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States that has the responsibility for funding several major traffic projects in the Hampton Roads area.
Hampton University is a private historically black university located in Hampton, Virginia, United States.
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Hampton is an independent city in Virginia.
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A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences), or haven, is a body of water where ships, boats, and barges can seek shelter from stormy weather, or else are stored for future use.
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Harbor Park is a stadium, used primarily for baseball, on the Elizabeth River, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
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Harborplace is a festival marketplace in Baltimore, Maryland, that opened in 1980 as a centerpiece of the revival of downtown Baltimore.
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The Edythe C. and Stanley L. Harrison Opera House, also known as the Harrison Opera House, is the official home of the Virginia Opera in the Ghent district of Norfolk, Virginia.
Henry Huttleston Rogers (January 29, 1840 – May 19, 1909) was an American industrialist and financier.
Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton (pronunciation uncertain: (archaic), (present-day) and have been suggested) (6 October 1573 – 10 November 1624), was the only son of Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton, and Mary Browne, daughter of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (hispanos, latinos) are Americans descending from the countries of Latin America and Iberia.
Historic Jamestowne is the cultural heritage site that was the location of the 1607 James Fort and the later 17th century city of Jamestown.
The Historic Triangle includes three historic colonial communities located on the Virginia Peninsula of the United States and is bounded by the York River on the north and the James River on the south.
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Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community.
Hopewell is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is an American Fortune 500 shipbuilding company formed on March 31, 2011 as a spin-off of Northrop Grumman.
An incorporated town is a town that is a municipal corporation.
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An independent city or independent town is a city or town that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity (such as a county).
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Inside Business is a weekly newspaper serving Norfolk, Virginia and the Hampton Roads area.
An intercity bus service (North American English) or intercity coach service (British English and Commonwealth English), also called a long-distance, express, over-the-road, commercial, long-haul, or highway bus or coach service, is a public transport service using coaches to carry passengers significant distances between different cities, towns, or other populated areas.
The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league that operates in the eastern United States.
Interstate 264 (abbreviated I-264) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Interstate 464 (I-464) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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Interstate 564 (I-564) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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Interstate 64 (I-64) is an Interstate Highway in the Eastern United States.
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Interstate 664 (I-664) is an intrastate auxiliary Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways (commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Interstate System, or simply the Interstate) is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States.
Ion Television is an American broadcast, cable, satellite and digital television network that is owned by Ion Media Networks. The network first began broadcasting on August 31, 1998 as Pax TV, focusing primarily on family-oriented entertainment programming; it rebranded as i: Independent Television on June 28, 2005, converting into a general entertainment network featuring mainly recent and older acquired programs; the network adopted its current identity as Ion Television on January 29, 2007., Ion Television is receivable to approximately 101,373,000 television households in the United States through its group of 60+ stations, as well as through distribution on cable and satellite providers (which serve as the network's sole method of distribution in markets where Ion does not have an owned-and-operated station or affiliate). The network's stations cover all of the top 20 U.S. markets and 37 of the top 50 markets.
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An ironclad is a steam-propelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century.
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Isle of Wight County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
ITT Technical Institute (often shortened to ITT Tech or ITTTI), is a for-profit technical institute with over 130 campuses in 38 states of the United States.
James City County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The James River is a river in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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The James River Bridge is a four-lane divided highway lift bridge across the James River in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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Jamestown 2007 is the name of the organization which planned the events commemorating the 400th anniversary (quadricentennial) of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia in 1607, the first permanent English-speaking settlement in what is now the United States of America.
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The Jamestown Exposition was one of the many world's fairs and expositions that were popular in the United States in the early part of the 20th century.
The Jamestown Ferry (also known as the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry) is a free automobile and bus ferry service across a navigable portion of the James River in Virginia.
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Jamestown Island is a island in the James River in Virginia, part of James City County.
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Jamestown Rediscovery is an archaeological project of Preservation Virginia (formerly the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities) investigating the remains of the original settlement at Jamestown established in the Virginia Colony beginning on May 14, 1607.In 1996, the Jamestown Rediscovery team discovered the foundations of the 1607 James Fort, long thought to have disappeared in the waters of the James River.
Jamestown Settlement is a living history museum operated by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
JANAF Shopping Center in Norfolk, Virginia was one of the first large suburban shopping centers in the United States.
Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who was U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
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John B. Todd Stadium is a football stadium located on Warwick Blvd.
John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financer and philanthropist who was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family.
The John Leland Center for Theological Studies is a Christian institution of higher education, comprising a seminary and a school of ministry.
John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore PC (1730 – 25 February 1809), generally known as Lord Dunmore, was a Scottish peer and colonial governor in the American colonies. Murray was named governor of the Province of New York in 1770, he succeeded to the same position in the Colony of Virginia the following year, after the death of Norborne Berkeley, 4th Baron Botetourt. As Virginia's governor, Dunmore directed a series of campaigns against the trans-Appalachian Indians, known as Lord Dunmore's War. He is noted for issuing a 1775 document proclaiming martial law in Virginia (usually known as Dunmore's Proclamation) in an attempt to turn back the rebel cause in Virginia. Dunmore fled to New York after the Burning of Norfolk in 1776, and later returned to Britain. He was Governor of the Bahama Islands, from 1787 to 1796. Dunmore was the last royal governor of Virginia.
John Rolfe (1585–1622) was one of the early English settlers of North America.
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Joint Expeditionary Base East (formerly known as Fort Story as a sub-installation of Fort Eustis), is a sub-installation of the United States Navy and Little Creek Amphibious Base.
The Jordan Bridge, officially named the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, is a tolled highway fixed bridge which carries State Route 337 over the Southern Branch Elizabeth River from the City of Portsmouth into the City of Chesapeake in South Hampton Roads, Virginia.
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Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall is a 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Norfolk, Virginia.
Joseph S. Darling Memorial Stadium, located in Hampton, Virginia, serves primarily as a high school football stadium, and also hosts various track-and-field meets, as well as marching band competitions.
Judy Kay "Juice" Newton (born February 18, 1952) is an American pop and country singer, songwriter and guitarist.
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Kanawha was a 471-ton steam-powered luxury yacht initially built in 1899 for millionaire industrialist and financier Henry Huttleston Rogers (1840–1909).
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Keller Williams (born February 4, 1969) is an American musician who began performing in the early 1990s.
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Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina.
The Kingdom of England was a state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century, when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
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The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially Great Britain,"After the political union of England and Scotland in 1707, the nation's official name became 'Great Britain'", The American Pageant, Volume 1, Cengage Learning (2012)"From 1707 until 1801 Great Britain was the official designation of the kingdoms of England and Scotland".
Kings Highway Bridge was located on the Nansemond River in the independent city of Suffolk, Virginia, United States.
The Kingsmill Championship is a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Kinsgmill Resort is premier vacation, conference and golf resort which located in James City County, Virginia.
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Kittery is a town in York County, Maine, United States.
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Knotts Island is an island and a small unincorporated community in Currituck County, North Carolina.
The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.
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Lackey (also known locally in its heyday as "the Reservation") was a small unincorporated community near Yorktown in York County, Virginia, United States established primarily after the American Civil War.
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Lahaina Roads, also called the Lahaina Roadstead is a channel of the Pacific Ocean in the Hawaiian Islands.
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Lake Drummond is a freshwater lake at the center of the Great Dismal Swamp, a marshy region on the Coastal Plain of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina between Norfolk, Virginia, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in the United States.
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Lake Maury is a reservoir which was created as part of the natural park on the grounds of the Mariners' Museum located in the independent city of Newport News in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia.
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Lamberts Point is a point of land on the south shore of the Elizabeth River near the downtown area of the independent city of Norfolk in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia, United States.
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Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
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Langley Research Center (LaRC) is the oldest of NASA's field centers, located in Hampton, Virginia, United States.
Langley Speedway is a race track located in Hampton, Virginia, in the United States.
Lenox Square is an upscale enclosed super regional shopping mall located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia.
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The liberal arts (Latin: artes liberales) are those subjects or skills that in classical antiquity were considered essential for a free person (Latin: liberal, "worthy of a free person") to know in order to take an active part in civic life, something that (for Ancient Greece) included participating in public debate, defending oneself in court, serving on juries, and most importantly, military service.
A lifestyle center is a shopping center or mixed-used commercial development that combines the traditional retail functions of a shopping mall with leisure amenities oriented towards upscale consumers.
Light rail or light rail transit (LRT) is urban public transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
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Lightfoot (formerly Kelton) is an unincorporated community which straddles the James City–York county border, west of Williamsburg, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
This is a list of metropolitan areas in the United States and Canada categorized by the number of professional sports franchises in their metropolitan areas.
Former counties, cities, and towns of Virginia are those that existed within the English Colony of Virginia or, after statehood, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and no longer retain the same form within its boundaries.
This is a list of notable people that were either born in or have lived in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, United States.
The history of high-rises in Norfolk began in the early 1900s with the construction of such structures as the 12-story Royster Building in 1912.
The Art Institutes is a system of for-profit art colleges owned by Education Management Corporation.
A living museum is a type of museum which recreates historical settings to simulate past time periods, providing visitors with an experiential interpretation of history.
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Local News on Cable, or LNC5, was a joint venture between WVEC-TV (the local ABC affiliate), Cox Communications, and The Virginian-Pilot.
The London Company (also called the Charter of the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
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The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is an American organization for female professional golfers.
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Lynnhaven Mall is an enclosed super-regional shopping mall in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
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MacArthur Center is a shopping mall in Norfolk, Virginia, in the center of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area.
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Mae is an American rock band that formed in Norfolk, Virginia in 2001.
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Magruder was a small unincorporated town in Virginia near Williamsburg in York County.
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Maine (État du Maine) is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south; New Hampshire to the west; and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast.
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The Mariners' Museum and Park is located in Newport News, Virginia, United States.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.
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Marty L. Miller Field is a baseball venue in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
Mary Smith Peake, born Mary Smith Kelsey (1823-February 22, 1862), was an American teacher, humanitarian and a member of the black elite in Hampton, best known for starting a school for the children of former slaves starting in the fall of 1861 under what became known as the Emancipation Oak tree in present-day Hampton, Virginia near Fort Monroe.
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Mathews County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The McCormack–Nagelsen Tennis Center (MNTC) is a $3,000,000, facility that is home to the College of William & Mary’s women’s tennis team as well as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Women’s Tennis Hall of Fame.
A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.
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Mercury Boulevard in the cities of Hampton and Newport News in the Peninsula region of southeastern Virginia carries U.S. Highway 258 approximately south from Fort Monroe at Old Point Comfort on Hampton Roads to the north end of the James River Bridge.
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Mercury Plaza Mall was a shopping mall located in Hampton, Virginia.
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The Mercury Seven were the group of seven Mercury astronauts announced by NASA on April 9, 1959.
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In the United States, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area.
The Miami metropolitan area anchors a region commonly referred to by local inhabitants as South Florida; it is the metropolitan area comprising Miami, Florida, and nearby communities.
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is a collegiate athletic conference of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the Southeastern and the Mid-Atlantic United States.
The Middle Peninsula is the second of three large peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, in the United States.
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Middle Plantation in the Virginia Colony, was the unincorporated town established in 1632 that became Williamsburg in 1699.
The Midtown Tunnel crosses the main channel of the Elizabeth River in the South Hampton Roads area of Virginia where it is one of two tunnels that link the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth.
Military Highway is a four-lane roadway built in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia, USA during World War II.
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Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer.
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Monitor–Merrimac Memorial Bridge–Tunnel (MMMBT) is the 4.6 mile-long (7.4 km) Hampton Roads crossing for Interstate 664 in the southeastern portion of Virginia in the United States.
The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that played from until.
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Mother's Day is a modern celebration honoring one's own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
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Moyock is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Currituck County, North Carolina, United States.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV, and sometimes referred to as "My Network") is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, and operated by division subsidiaries Fox Television Stations and 20th Television.
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The Nansemond River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) is a non-profit research and graduate education institute headquartered in Hampton, Virginia, near NASA's Langley Research Center.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all U.S. national parks, many American national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
In the United States, Native Americans are considered to be people whose pre-Columbian ancestors were indigenous to the lands within the nation's modern boundaries.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
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Nauticus is a maritime-themed science center and museum located on the downtown waterfront in Norfolk, Virginia, also known as the National Maritime Center.
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Naval Air Station Oceana or NAS Oceana is a military airport located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is a United States Navy Master Jet Base.
The Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek is the major operating base for the Amphibious Forces in the United States Navy's Atlantic Fleet.
The Naval Consolidated Brig, Chesapeake (NAVCONBRIG Chesapeake) or the Joint Regional Correctional Facility Mid-Atlantic is a military prison, serving as Building 500 of the Northwest Annex of the Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads in Chesapeake, Virginia.
The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP), formerly Naval Hospital Portsmouth, is a United States Navy medical center in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.
Naval Station Norfolk, is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is a United States Navy base in York County, James City County, and Newport News in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
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Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
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Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) of the United States.
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Neoclassicism (from Greek νέος nèos and κλασσικός klassikòs classicus) is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of Ancient Greece or Ancient Rome.
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Netcenter, located in the independent city of Hampton, Virginia, is a former Shopping Mall redeveloped beginning in 2000 and converted into a business center with supporting retail, personal services and food service amenities.
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The New Journal and Guide is a regional weekly newspaper based in Norfolk, Virginia, and serving the Hampton Roads area.
The New Orleans Pelicans are an American professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana, that competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The New World is one of the names used for the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda).
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The Newport News Amtrak station is located at 9304 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News, Virginia.
Newport News Park, located in Newport News, Virginia, is the largest park in the system of municipal parks maintained by the Newport News Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
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Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), originally Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (NNS&DD), was the largest privately owned shipyard in the United States prior to being purchased by Northrop Grumman in 2001.
Newport News is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport is an airport located in Newport News, Virginia, and serves the Hampton Roads metropolitan area along with Norfolk International Airport in Norfolk.
Nicole Monique Wray (born May 2, 1981), also known as simply Nicole, is an American R&B and hip hop singer.
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Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin are people in the United States, as defined by the Census Bureau, who are of the white race and are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity.
Nordstrom, Inc. is an American upscale fashion retailer, founded by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin and headquartered in Seattle.
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The Norfolk Amtrak station is located at 280 Park Avenue in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
The Norfolk Admirals are a professional ice hockey team in the ECHL which will begin play for the 2015–16 season.
The Norfolk and Western Railway, was a US class I railroad, formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982.
The Norfolk Botanical Garden (155 acres) is a botanical garden with arboretum located at 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, Virginia.
Norfolk County was a county of the South Hampton Roads in eastern Virginia in the United States that was created in 1691.
Norfolk International Airport is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Norfolk, an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The Norfolk Naval Shipyard, often called the Norfolk Navy Yard and abbreviated as NNSY, is a U.S. Navy facility in Portsmouth, Virginia, for building, remodeling, and repairing the Navy's ships. It's the oldest and largest industrial facility that belongs to the U.S. Navy as well as the most multifaceted. Located on the Elizabeth River, the yard is just a short distance upriver from its mouth at Hampton Roads. It was established as Gosport Shipyard in 1767. Destroyed during the American Revolutionary War, it was rebuilt and became home to the first operational drydock in the United States in the 1820s. Changing hands during the American Civil War, it served the Confederate States Navy until it was again destroyed in 1862, when it was given its current name. The shipyard was again rebuilt, and has continued operation through the present day.
The Norfolk Nighthawks are a now-defunct charter member of the AF2.
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Norfolk Scope is a cultural, entertainment, convention and sports complex at the northern perimeter of downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
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The Norfolk Southern Railway, (also known as Norfolk Southern Railway Company or simply Norfolk Southern Railroad) is a Class I railroad in the United States, owned by the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
The Norfolk State Spartans refer to the 14 sports teams representing Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, tennis and track and field; women's sports include bowling, softball, and volleyball; men's-only sports include baseball and football.
Norfolk State University (NSU) is a public four-year, coed, liberal arts, historically black university located in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Norfolk Tides are a minor league baseball team in the Triple-A International League.
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Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America.
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Norge is an unincorporated community in James City County, Virginia, United States.
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A normal school is a school created to train high school graduates to be teachers.
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North Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (also known as North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina A&T, N.C. A&T, or simply A&T) is a public, coeducational, historically black, research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
North Carolina State University, officially North Carolina State University at Raleigh, is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.
Northampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is an electrified railway line in the Northeast megalopolis of the United States.
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The Northeast Regional is a higher-speed rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.
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The NorVa is a performing theatre located in Norfolk, Virginia.
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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the largest office within the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP).
The Old Dominion Monarchs and Lady Monarchs are composed of 18 teams representing Old Dominion University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, golf, soccer, sailing, swimming & diving, and tennis.
The Old Dominion Soccer Complex is a soccer-specific stadium located on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Old Dominion University (ODU) is a public research university in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
Old Dominion University Fieldhouse was a 5,200 seat multi-purpose arena in Norfolk, Virginia.
Old Point Comfort is a point of land located in the independent city of Hampton.
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The old Virginia accent is a traditional sociolectal English accent of the American South, once widely spoken by upper-class whites, primarily in the Virginia Piedmont and Tidewater regions.
An overpass (called a flyover in the United Kingdom and most Commonwealth countries) is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway.
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Pasquotank County, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American media mogul, executive chairman, and a former Southern Baptist minister, who generally supports conservative Christian ideals.
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Patrick Henry Mall is a shopping mall in Newport News, Virginia.
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Paul D. Camp Community College, located in the city of Franklin, Virginia in Southeast Virginia, is one of 23 schools in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
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Pembroke Mall is an enclosed shopping mall located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.
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The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern Virginia from March through July 1862, the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater.
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The Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac) is an art center located in Newport News, Virginia and is associated with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
The Peninsula Pilots are an amateur baseball team in the Coastal Plain League, collegiate summer baseball league.
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Peninsula Town Center is an open air mixed-use development located in the Coliseum Central Business improvement district of Hampton, Virginia in the Hampton Roads region.
Penniman was an unincorporated town in northwestern York County, Virginia, on the south bank of the York River six miles (10 km) northeast of Williamsburg.
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Perquimans, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Petersburg is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known by his mononym Pharrell, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and fashion designer.
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Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall is a multi-use building at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.
Phoebus (formerly Chesapeake City) was an incorporated town located in Elizabeth City County on the Virginia Peninsula in eastern Virginia.
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Plumeri Park is The College of William & Mary Tribe baseball team's home stadium located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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Pomoco Stadium, also spelled POMOCO Stadium, is located in Newport News, Virginia, and serves as the home stadium for the Christopher Newport Captains football team since their inaugural 2001 season.
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Poquoson is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard located in Kittery on the southern boundary of Maine near the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Portsmouth is an independent city located in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia.
The Powhatan Sports Complex is an athletic building on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Premier Development League (commonly known as the PDL) is a development league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada, forming part of the United States soccer league system.
County of Princess Anne is a former county which was created in the British Colony of Virginia and the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States in 1691.
Project Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight program.
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Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States running from 1959 through 1963.
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Clifford Peacock, better known by his stage name Quan or Don Ferquan, is an American rapper, affiliated with Nas and Ill Will Records.
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A railfan, rail buff or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/British English), or trainspotter or anorak (British English), is a person interested in a recreational capacity in rail transport.
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In the United States, railroads are classified as Class I, II or III, as established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) for the year ending June 30, 1911.
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Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Red Zebra Broadcasting is a sports marketing company headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.
Regent University is a private Christian research university located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.
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Rescue is an unincorporated community in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States.
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Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States.
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Rip Raps is a small 15 acre (60,000 m²) artificial island at the mouth of the harbor area known as Hampton Roads in the independent city of Hampton in southeastern Virginia in the United States.
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A roadstead (reede; rade; рейд) is a body of water sheltered from rip currents, spring tides or ocean swell outside a harbor where ships can lie reasonably safely at anchor without dragging or snatching while waiting for their turn to enter a port of call.
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Robert Cray (born August 1, 1953, Columbus, Georgia, United States) is an American blues guitarist and singer.
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Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American soldier known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
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Rochester is a city and the county seat of Monroe County, south of Lake Ontario in the state of New York, in the United States.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.
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Rushmere is a census-designated place (CDP) in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States.
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Ruth Brown (January 12/January 30, 1928 – November 17, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter and actress, sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B".
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Saint Leo University is a private, non-profit, Roman Catholic liberal arts university established in 1889/ 1959 and located in Saint Leo, Florida, 35 miles north of Tampa.
Samuel Chapman Armstrong (January 30, 1839 – May 11, 1893) was an American educator and a commissioned officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
A Seabee is a member of the United States Naval Construction Forces (NCF).
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The Seaboard Air Line Railroad, which styled itself "The Route of Courteous Service," was an American railroad whose corporate existence extended from April 14, 1900 until July 1, 1967, when it merged with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, its longtime rival, to form the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.
Seaford is an unincorporated community in York County, Virginia, United States, on the Virginia Peninsula.
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Seating capacity is the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, in terms of both the physical space available, and limitations set by law.
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The Seven Days Battles were a series of six major battles over the seven days from June 25 to July 1, 1862, near Richmond, Virginia, during the American Civil War.
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Seven Mary Three, occasionally abbreviated to 7 Mary 3 or 7M3, is an American hard rock band.
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Sewells Point is a peninsula of land in the independent city of Norfolk, Virginia in the United States, located at the mouth of the salt-water port of Hampton Roads.
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Shipyards and dockyards are places where ships are repaired and built.
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The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small population in southwest Primorye Province in the Russian Far East.
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The Siege of Yorktown, also known as the Battle of Yorktown, the Surrender at Yorktown or the German Battle, ending on October 19, 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by British lord and Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis.
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The Slammy Awards is a concept used by WWE, where awards, similar to the Academy and Grammy Awards, are given to professional wrestlers and other individuals within WWE, such as commentators and managers.
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Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American company and the world's largest pork producer and processor.
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Smithfield is a town in Isle of Wight County, in the South Hampton Roads subregion of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia in the United States.
South Hampton Roads is a region located in the extreme southeastern portion of Virginia in the United States, and is part of the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) with a population about 1.7 million.
South Norfolk was an independent city in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia and is now a section of the city of Chesapeake, one of the cities of Hampton Roads which surround the harbor of Hampton Roads and are linked by the Hampton Roads Beltway.
Southampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor (SEHSR) is a passenger rail transportation project in the United States to extend high-speed passenger rail services from Washington, D.C. south through Richmond, Petersburg with a spur to Norfolk (the Hampton Roads region) in Virginia through Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro and south to Charlotte in North Carolina and connect with the existing high-speed rail corridor from D.C. to Boston, Massachusetts known as the Northeast Corridor.
The Southeastern United States is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.
Southern American English or Southern U.S. English is a collection of related American English dialects spoken throughout the Southern United States, though increasingly in more rural areas and primarily by White Americans.
The Southern United States—commonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South—is a region of the United States of America.
Standard Oil Co.
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Starrcade was an annual professional wrestling event, originally broadcast via closed circuit and eventually broadcast via pay-per-view, held from 1983 to 2000 by the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and later World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
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The Starving Time at Jamestown in the Colony of Virginia was a period of starvation during the winter of 1609–1610 in which all but 60 of 214 colonists died.
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Stephen Fain "Steve" Earle (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.
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The Suffolk News-Herald is a daily newspaper serving Suffolk, Virginia, United States.
Suffolk is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
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Surry County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Surry (formerly Cross Roads, McIntosh's Cross Roads, McIntoshs Cross Roads, Scuffletown, Smithville, Surry Court House, and The Crossroads) is an incorporated town in Surry County, Virginia, United States.
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Susan Constant, captained by Christopher Newport, was the largest of three ships of the English Virginia Company (the others being Discovery and Godspeed) on the 1606-1607 voyage that resulted in the founding of Jamestown in the new Colony of Virginia.
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The Syms-Eaton Academy was America's first free public school.
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Tabb is an unincorporated community in York County, Virginia, United States, on the Virginia Peninsula.
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Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues.
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The Tampa Bay Area is the region of west central Florida adjacent to Tampa Bay.
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The Ted Constant Convocation Center is a 9,520-seat (219,330 square feet) multi-purpose arena in Norfolk, Virginia, located on the campus of Old Dominion University.
Edward Theodore "Teddy" Riley (born October 8, 1967) is a Grammy Award–winning American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
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A text file (sometimes spelled "textfile": an old alternative name is "flatfile") is a kind of computer file that is structured as a sequence of lines of electronic text.
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The Apprentice School (also known as Newport News Apprentice School) is a four-year apprenticeship vocational school founded and operated by Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company in Newport News in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The CW Television Network (most commonly referred to as The CW) is an American broadcast television network that is operated by The CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of the United Paramount Network (UPN), and the Warner Bros. Entertainment subsidiary of Time Warner, former majority owner of The WB Television Network.
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The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, also known as Pentagon City Mall, is an upscale shopping mall in Arlington, Virginia.
The Flat Hat is the official student newspaper at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.
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The Gallery at Military Circle, formerly Military Circle Mall, is an enclosed shopping mall in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Great American Bash was an annual summer professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the National Wrestling Alliance's (NWA) Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and then by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
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The Virginia Gazette is the local newspaper of Williamsburg, Virginia.
The Virginian-Pilot is a daily newspaper based in Norfolk, Virginia.
Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.
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Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), commonly called Jefferson Lab or JLab, is a U.S. national laboratory located in Newport News, Virginia.
Thomas Nelson Community College (abbreviated form: TNCC) is a two-year college located in Virginia.
Thomas West, 3rd and 12th Baron De La Warr (9 July 1577 – 7 June 1618) was an English-American politician, for whom the bay, the river, and, consequently, a Native American people and U.S. state, all later called " Delaware", were named.
The Tide is a light rail line in Norfolk, Virginia, connecting Eastern Virginia Medical School, Downtown Norfolk, Norfolk State University, and Newtown Road.
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Tidewater Community College, also known as "TCC," is a two-year higher education institution in South Hampton Roads with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach.
The Tidewater News has served the people of Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County since 1905.
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The Tidewater region of Virginia is the eastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from Virginia.
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Timothy Zachery Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American rapper, occasional singer, record producer and songwriter.
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Timbaland & Magoo are a rap duo consisting of producer and rapper Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley and rapper Melvin "Magoo" Barcliff.
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Toano, formerly Burnt Ordinary, is an unincorporated community in James City County, Virginia, United States.
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A toll bridge is a bridge over which traffic may pass upon payment of a toll, or fee.
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A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private roadway for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
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Thomas Penn "Tommy" Newsom (February 25, 1929 – April 28, 2007) was a saxophone player in the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, for which he later became assistant director.
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Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling is an American privately held professional wrestling promotion based in Nashville, Tennessee, dealing primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from live events, product licensing, and direct product sales.
Tower Mall was a shopping mall located in Portsmouth, Virginia.
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The US Coast Guard Training Center (TRACEN) in Yorktown, Virginia is one of four major Coast Guard training facilities in the United States.
Training Support Center Hampton Roads is the current name of the facility in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, which was long-known as "FTC Dam Neck".
The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is an international Christian-based broadcast television network.
Troy University is a comprehensive public university that is located in Troy, Alabama, United States.
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Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States.
U.S. Route 13 (US 13) is a north–south U.S. highway established in 1926 that runs for from Interstate 95 just north of Fayetteville, North Carolina to the northeastern suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Morrisville.
U.S. Route 17 or U.S. Highway 17 (abbreviation U.S. 17, US 17, also known as the Coastal Highway) is a north–south United States highway.
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U.S. Route 17 (US 17) is a part of the U.S. Highway System that runs from Punta Gorda, Florida to Winchester, Virginia.
U.S. Route 258 (US 258) is a spur of US 58 in the U.S. states of North Carolina and Virginia.
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U.S. Route 460 in Virginia runs east–west through the southern part of the Commonwealth.
U.S. Route 58 is an east–west U.S. Highway that runs for from U.S. Route 25E just northwest of Harrogate, Tennessee to U.S. Route 60 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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U.S. Route 60 in Virginia runs west to east through the central part of the state, generally close to and paralleling the Interstate 64 corridor, except for the crossing of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and in the South Hampton Roads area.
University of North Carolina Television, branded on-air as UNC-TV, is a public television network serving the U.S. state of North Carolina.
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During the American Civil War, the Union was the term used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states which supported it.
The United Football League (UFL) was a professional American football league based in the United States that began play in October 2009 and played four seasons, the most recent being cut short in October 2012.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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Cable news refers to television channels devoted to television news broadcasts, with the name deriving from the proliferation of such networks during the 1980s with the advent of cable television.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Colored Troops (USCT) were regiments in the United States Army composed of mainly African-American (colored) soldiers, although non-African Americans people of color such as Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans and Native Americans also fought under USCT regiments.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
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The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, often abbreviated as USPS, is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States.
The University of Virginia (UVA, U.Va. or Virginia), is a research university founded by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson and located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The USA South Athletic Conference (formerly the Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference or the Dixie Conference) is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAA's Division III.
The United Soccer Leagues First Division (usually referred to as USL-1) was a professional men's soccer league in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
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The USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steamship.
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USS Wisconsin (BB-64), "Wisky" or "WisKy", is an, the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Verizon FiOS is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network to over 5 million people in 13 states.
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Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
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The Virginia Air and Space Center is a museum and educational facility in Hampton, Virginia that also serves as the visitors center for NASA's Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base.
is a proposed multi-purpose entertainment and sports arena in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that will be locally owned and privately financed by United States Management, LLC (USM).
Virginia Beach Boulevard is a major connector highway which carries U.S. Route 58 most of its length and extends from the downtown area of Norfolk to the Oceanfront area of Virginia Beach, passing through the newly developed New Urbanist Town Center development of the latter as it links the two independent cities in the South Hampton Roads subregion of the Hampton Roads region in southeastern Virginia.
The Virginia Beach Mariners were an American soccer club, who formerly played in the USL First Division of the United Soccer Leagues, the second division in the US Soccer hierarchy behind Major League Soccer.
Virginia Beach Oceanfront refers to the three mile (4.8 km) long (27 feet wide) boardwalk area in South East Virginia Beach on the Atlantic Coast.
The Virginia Beach Sportsplex is a sports complex in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Virginia Beach Town Center is a group of offices, hotels, stores, and restaurants in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia.
The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) oversees a network of 23 community colleges in Virginia, which serve residents of Virginia and provide two-year degrees and various specialty training and certifications.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is the agency of state government responsible for transportation in the state of Virginia in the United States.
The Virginia Destroyers were a professional American football team based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Virginia General Assembly is the legislative body of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World, established on July 30, 1619.
The Virginia Living Museum is an open-air museum located in Newport News, Virginia that has many living exhibits of Virginia's indigenous species.
The Virginia Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Virginia, USA, bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay.
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The Virginia Seismic Zone in the U.S. state of Virginia covers about in the Piedmont province.
The Virginia Squires were a basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association from 1970 until just before the ABA-NBA merger in 1976.
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State Route 31 (SR 31) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Virginia State Route 32 (SR 32) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech, is a public, land-grant, research university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Switzerland.
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The Virginia War Museum is located in Huntington Park on Warwick Blvd., Newport News, Virginia.
Virginia Wesleyan College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Virginia Zoological Park is a zoo located adjacent to Lafayette Park in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
The Virginian Railway was a Class I railroad located in Virginia and West Virginia in the United States.
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The USL W-League is a North American women's soccer developmental organization.
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The Reverend Dr.
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Walters is an unincorporated community in Isle of Wight County in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia in the United States.
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War Memorial Stadium is a stadium in Hampton, Virginia.
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and a half years, fought by the United States of America against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies, and its Native American allies.
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The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C., that competes in the National Hockey League (NHL).
The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals are a member of the East division of the National League (NL) in Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.
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Water Country USA is a water theme park in York County, Virginia, about 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.
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Waterfowl are certain wildfowl of the order Anseriformes, especially members of the family Anatidae, which includes ducks, geese, and swans.
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WAVY-TV, channel 10, is a television station licensed to Portsmouth, Virginia, USA, serving as the NBC affiliate for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (comprising the cities of Portsmouth, Norfolk, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Hampton and environs), and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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WCW Monday Nitro was a weekly professional wrestling telecast produced by World Championship Wrestling, created by Ted Turner and Eric Bischoff.
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World War 3 was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
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The Wells Theatre is a performing arts venue located in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
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WGBS-LD is a low-power television station in Hampton, Virginia, broadcasting locally on channel 11 and serving the Greater Hampton Roads area.
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WGNT, channel 27, is a television station licensed to Portsmouth, Virginia, USA, serving as the CW Television Network affiliate for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (comprising the cities of Portsmouth, Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach and environs), and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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White Americans are people of the United States who are considered or reported as White.
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The white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is the largest extant species of rhinoceros.
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WHRO-TV digital channel 15 is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member Public television station for Hampton Roads, Virginia (the Norfolk–Portsmouth–Newport News television market DMA).
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Wildlife traditionally refers to non-domesticated animal species, but has come to include all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans.
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Dick Price Stadium is a 30,000-seat, multi-purpose stadium located on the campus of Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
William & Mary Hall is a building used for athletic events for The College of William & Mary Tribe sports teams in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The William & Mary Tribe are the athletic teams for the College of William & Mary.
The Williamsburg Amtrak station is located at 468 North Boundary Street in Williamsburg, Virginia in the intermodal Williamsburg Transportation Center.
Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) is a multi-jurisdiction transportation agency providing transit bus and ADA Paratransit services in the City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County in the Historic Triangle area and Surry County, VA of the Virginia Peninsula subregion of Hampton Roads in southeastern Virginia.
Williamsburg is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Willoughby Spit is a peninsula of land in the independent city of Norfolk, Virginia in the United States.
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Windsor is an incorporated town in Isle of Wight County in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia in the United States.
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Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.
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World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion company based in Atlanta, Georgia.
WPXV-TV is the Ion Television owned and operated station for the Hampton Roads area, licensed to Norfolk, Virginia.
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The Wren Building is the signature building of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.
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WSKY-TV, which was launched in October 2001, is a full-power/full-market television independent station serving the Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, VA television market (DMA) and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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WTKR, channel 3, is a television station licensed to Norfolk, Virginia, USA, serving as the CBS Television Network affiliate for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (comprising the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach and environs), and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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WTPC-TV is a religious television station in Virginia Beach, Virginia, broadcasting locally on channel 21 as a TBN owned-and-operated station.
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WTVZ-TV, channel 33, is a television station licensed to Norfolk, Virginia, USA, serving as the MyNetworkTV affiliate for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (comprising the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach and environs), and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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WVBT, channel 43, is a television station licensed to Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, serving as the Fox affiliate for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (comprising the cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton and environs), and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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WVEC, channel 13, is a television station licensed to Hampton, Virginia, USA, serving as the ABC affiliate for the Hampton Roads area (comprising the cities of Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, and Newport News), and portions of the Outer Banks region of North Carolina.
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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (d/b/a WWE) is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company that deals primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing and direct product sales.
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WWE Raw (often stylized as WWE Monday Night Raw) is a sports entertainment television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings on the USA Network in the United States.
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WWE SmackDown!, also known as Thursday Night SmackDown!, is a sports entertainment television program that debuted on August 26, 1999.
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WXTG is a Classic Country, Talk and Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Hampton, Virginia, serving Hampton Roads.
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WXTG-FM is an Adult Album Alternative formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Virginia Beach, Virginia, serving the Southside of Hampton Roads.
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York County (formerly Charles River County) is a county in the eastern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in the Tidewater.
The York River is a navigable estuary, approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey.
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States.
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Walter J. Zable Stadium at Cary Field, named for Walter J. Zable, former member of the College of William & Mary Board of Visitors, is located in Williamsburg, Virginia and is the home of the William and Mary Tribe football team.
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A zoo (short for zoological park, zoological garden, or animal park, and also called a menagerie) is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
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The 2010 United States Census, known as "Census 2010", is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 24-hour news cycle (or 24/7 news cycle) refers to 24-hour investigation and reporting of news, concomitant with fast-paced lifestyles.
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