Tag: North American

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Robert Hurt: Advancing solutions for a stronger America

It is my hope that our colleagues in the Senate will take up the good bills coming out of the House and join us in advancing policies to build a stronger America for our children and grandchildren.


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Natural Bridge Zoo takes top spot on list of Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants

In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants for 2014.


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Robert Hurt: A sensible domestic energy policy will make life easier for Virginia families

As I travel across the Fifth District, I consistently hear about the numerous negative impacts high fuel costs create. High gas prices hurt families trying to pay their bills, making it more expensive to fill their tanks and increasing the price of groceries and other goods.


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SCC announces Electronic Filing Depository for certain securities offerings

The SCC announced this week the launch of the online Electronic Filing Depository that will enhance the efficiency of the regulatory filing process for certain exempt securities offerings.


A brief history of agricultural time

Agricultural methods over the past 12,000 years have been responsible for two-thirds of our excess greenhouse gases, essentially mining soil carbon and converting it to carbon dioxide and methane, beginning a slow stable warming that now accelerates with burning of fossil fuel.


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State Corporation Commission warns Virginians of top investor threats

The advent of new products and technologies can sometimes spell risk for investors, the State Corporation Commission warned.


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Bob Goodlatte: Time to build the Keystone pipeline

You’ve probably heard the old phrase, “good things come to those who wait.” Well, the American people have been waiting over six years for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.


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State Corporation Commission warns against Ebola scams

Following the outbreak of Ebola in western Africa and its appearance in North America, the State Corporation Commission cautions investors to beware of investment schemes related to the disease.


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Country-of-origin labeling caught up in trade dispute

Country-of-origin-labeling was approved in 2009 as part of the 2008 Farm Bill, but Canada and Mexico immediately filed suit in the World Trade Organization.


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Agent John Cusick presents How to Lose an Agent in 10 Steps

The latest in James River Writers’ monthly Writing Show series, How to Lose an Agent in 10 Steps, to be held August 28th at the Broadberry, will feature Greenhouse Literary Agent John Cusick.


Dinner Diva: Diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” with your diet without feeling deprived.


Virginia distilleries featured in Craft and Micro Distilleries guide

David J. Reimer, Sr., released the fourth edition of Craft and Micro Distilleries in the U.S. and Canada: The Definitive Guide to Small Batch Artisanal Spirits, the only guide dedicated to North American craft and micro distilleries.


Jeff Jarrett announces Global Force Wrestling talent search

Global Force Wrestling will hit the road for its first official talent search and seminar, which will take place on June 1 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.


The Black Keys coming to Richmond Coliseum on Dec. 6

The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the tour begins Sept. 5 in Columbus and runs through December, with a date at the Richmond Coliseum on Dec. 6.


Scooby-Doo Live! at the Paramount in April

The much-loved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang take center stage in an all-new family musical, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES, presented by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Life Like Touring. Featuring everyone’s favorite characters from one of television’s longest-running animated series, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES is set to thrill audiences at The Paramount on April 15.


It’s Ooey, Gooye at WTA’s Gateway with the Barefoot Puppets

Barefoot Puppet returns to WTA’s Gateway with its newest production, Ooey Gooye Poetry. Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations… Heidi and Sam Rugg, of Barefoot Puppet Theatre, breathe new life into a host of characters unearthed from classical literature with just a dash of Victoriana.