Tag: Paris

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Terrorism as a twofer

Sam Smith on terrorism: “That which uses guns and bombs and that which uses words to terrify the public into going along with whatever those in power want.”


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What do green groups think about the outcome of the recent Paris climate talks?

On Dec. 12, 195 countries assembled at the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris produced a 32-page agreement outlining goals to phase out CO2 emissions.


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Richard Eidlin: What’s next for the U.S. after the Paris Climate Agreement?

Well before the final negotiations of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, business was already making a big difference on the ground.


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From Virginia to Paris: Two ’Hoos take on climate change

Youth movements to address global climate change can wield great power. One group is suing the U.S. government for not doing enough to ensure a safe planet for future generations; another cohort is on the ground in Paris, pressing the countries of the world to do the same.


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Robert Hurt statement following terrorist attacks In Paris

This afternoon, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Paris, France, on November 13, 2015, that resulted in the loss of at least 129 lives. Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the following statement regarding the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.


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Randy Forbes: A personal reflection on Paris

Friday night brought back vivid memories of 9/11. I closed my eyes and saw the T.V. screen flashing with images now seared into our national memory. I remembered the horror and shock of struggling to grasp the reality of what was happening before our eyes.


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Paris gathering provides voice for Iranian dissidents

An unparalleled gathering of Iranians from around the world will take place on June 13th in Paris, consisting of more than 300 different associations, organizations and committees from the Iranian Diaspora.


Bridgewater College professors to give presentation on swords

Drs. Gavin Lawson and Clifford Harmon will present “Swords in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” at7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Marietta McCarty: One indie bookstore

Around the country I’ve traveled, thriving on talks at indie bookstores from Seattle to Portland to Boston to New York to Little Rock to Greensboro and throughout Virginia. One shop stands way out. No place won my heart like Stone Soup Books and Café in Waynesboro, VA. Housed in a 120-year-old formerly abandoned home, Stone Soup embodies the spirit of independently owned bookstores.


U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change

The United States of America and the People’s Republic of China have a critical role to play in combating global climate change, one of the greatest threats facing humanity.


World War I expert to speak at Bridgewater College

This year – 2014 – marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, author of Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Chris Graham: My field of dreams

Now I can say I’ve done it. I’ve called a walkoff in a championship game. Cross that off the bucket list. And this among my dreams was the tough one to accomplish. Anybody can get on a plane and fly to Paris. You don’t just arrange a championship-game walkoff, you know?


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New law affirms right to farm, grants freedom from government overreach

HB 268 marks the latest chapter in a controversy that attracted nationwide attention in 2012 when the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors forced family farmer Martha Boneta to cease selling produce from her own 64-acre farm.


Waynesboro Public Library: March 2014 Calendar of Events

Calendar of events for March 2014 at the Waynesboro Public Library.


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UVa, Russian experts target drug-resistant tuberculosis

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and colleagues in Russia are launching an ambitious effort to check the growing public health threat posed by drug-resistant tuberculosis, especially to people with HIV, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk.