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Ending cockroach infestations in public housing: Virginia Tech researcher discovers a more effective alternative

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Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP | Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net Rocky Mount resident Tomeika Ferrell is […]

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50 years after Star Trek’s ‘kiss’, how have attitudes towards interethnic marriage changed?

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(MENAFN – The Conversation) In the long-running sci-fi serial Star Trek, the mission of the crew of the starship USS Enterprise is to ‘ boldly go where no one has gone before ‘. This was […]

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Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus was key to attracting Amazon to Northern Virginia

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CRYSTAL CITY, Va. — It’s been known for weeks now that Crystal City was at the top of Amazon’s list for its second headquarters. The surprise on Tuesday was the involvement of Alexandria and Virginia […]

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US midterm elections – Democrats fail to crush Donald Trump as ‘magic man’ President hails ‘tremendous success’ for the Republicans

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DONALD Trump has hailed himself as “magic” after the Democratic “blue wave” failed to gain control of the US Senate in the crunch midterm elections. But the US President will now likely face investigations into […]

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Man dies trying to protect woman from being sexually assaulted in Virgina

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ARLINGTON, Va. – A 54-year-old man is dead after he jumped in and tried to protect a woman from being sexually assaulted late Thursday night in Arlington. Just before 9:30 p.m., in the 1300 block […]

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China’s real estate investment slows in September as caution sinks in

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s real estate investment eased in September and home sales fell for the first time since April, as developers dialed back expansion plans amid economic uncertainties and as additional curbs […]

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Student veterans, schools frustrated over lack of housing payments from VA

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WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs has acknowledged technical issues are causing 340,000 student veterans to receive incorrect housing stipends to begin the new school year, but now lawmakers and advocates contend the problem […]

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‘Illegal Leases’ On VA’s West L.A. Campus Called Out By Watchdog — Including Brentwood School, Red Cross And A City Park

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The private Brentwood School’s sports facilities occupy nearly 22 acres on the West LA VA campus. A scathing watchdog report says after a years-long legal battle and settlement, the VA is still misusing large chunks […]

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$8.4 million to support new, affordable housing options across Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — On Thursday, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced more than $8.4 million in affordable and social needs housing loans. The money will go toward 15 projects in 13 locations across the state, creating […]

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Notarize Raises $20 Million to Fuel Enterprise & Real Estate Solutions

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Polaris Partners, Lennar Corporation, Founders Fund, National Association of Realtors and Realogy Participate in Latest Round BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE) Notarize, the notary public platform allowing any person or business to get their documents legally notarized online, […]

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