Tag: turkey

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Alon Ben-Meir: A classic case of how power corrupts

Much has been written on the endemic corruption in Turkey which involves virtually every social strata.


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Alon Ben-Meir: Erdogan’s lust for power is destroying Turkey’s democracy

Alon Ben-Meir examines rapidly deteriorating socio-political conditions in Turkey and what the future may hold for the country.


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Turkey time is all the time for some Virginia farmers

Turkeys gobble up the limelight in the weeks before Thanksgiving dinner, but more than 300 Virginia farmers raise turkeys year-round.


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Turkey And the PKK: Mutual violence is not the answer

Turkey’s President Erdogan has claimed that military operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will continue until “the very last rebel is killed.”


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UVA expert: Failed coup imperils Turkey’s relationship with the West

The military coup in Turkey failed in the end, and now the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in the midst of a major crackdown.


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Alon Ben-Meir: Turkey’s elected dictator

Even before the failed military coup, Turkey’s President Erdogan governed like a dictator who had the last word on all state matters.


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Alon Ben-Meir: How Turkey became a de facto dictatorship

The resignation of Turkey Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu suggests he will tolerate no one in his government to deviate from his positions.


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Alon Ben-Meir: The unraveling of Turkey’s democracy

A few months after Turkey raided the offices of the Koza Ipek Media Group, the Turkish police assaulted early this month the offices of Feza Publications.


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Polling fun: What makes a good Thanksgiving dinner?

We’re still two months out from the first votes being cast for the presidential nomination, so with Thanksgiving upon us, it makes sense to put our pollsters to work asking the real important question of the day: what’s for dinner?


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Randy Forbes: The first time I cooked the turkey

I have two very special jobs on Thanksgiving. First of all, I wash all of the dishes once the meal is over – a task that sometimes spans over a several day period, depending on how many family members joined us for the meal. My other designated task is to cook the turkey.


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Tim Kaine delegation visits Turkey on foreign trip

Today, a congressional delegation led by U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, completed a two-day visit to Turkey.


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Tim Kaine leads congressional delegation to Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, arrived today in Amman, Jordan after spending three days in Kuwait and Iraq.


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Revenge of the bacteria?

The development and widespread adoption of so-called “antibiotics”—drugs that kill bacteria and thereby reduce infection—has helped billions of people live longer, healthier lives. But all this tinkering with nature hasn’t come without a cost.


Longwood Athletics: The offseason that wasn’t

All seasons must end, not only for the body to recover after withstanding the grind of a full cross country season, but also to allow our student-athletes to shift their focus to academics.


Mathers thanks you for giving this holiday season

The Mathers Team, our colleagues, associates and friends pitched in to make the holidays brighter for a number of people in need this Christmas season.


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Virginia Tech helped hatch modern turkey industry

A.L. Dean was much more interested in birds such as warblers and robins than he was in turkeys when he was the head of the Department of Poultry Science at Virginia Tech in the 1920s.


State Department security operative to speak at Bridgewater College Dec. 1

Bridgewater College alumnus Douglas Allison’s security and law enforcement career with the United States Department of State places him at important spots in history.


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Governor McAuliffe accepts tax tribute from Virginia Indian tribes

Governor McAuliffe welcomed Assistant Chief Mark Custalow of the Mattaponi Tribe, Chief Kevin Brown of the Pamunkey Tribe, and other tribal members to the Patrick Henry Building to observe the 337th tax tribute ceremony.


New forest plan recommends Shenandoah Mountain Scenic Area

Much to the delight of Friends of Shenandoah Mountain, the new George Washington National Forest management plan makes a solid recommendation for a 90,000-acre Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area.


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Randy Forbes: What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving

In what ways do you appreciate being together on Thanksgiving?


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Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving in the Kitchen

Jessica and I have compiled a list of tips for a happier day in the kitchen. This list comes from owr own Thanksgiving day cooking experiences as well as some friends, moms and grandmas.


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Survey: Virginians’ Thanksgiving meal cost decreases for 2014

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $5 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.


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Gift certificate for turkey with hearing screening in November

Schedule a free hearing screening appointment with Hearing Healthcare of Virginia in November, and get a $10 voucher toward your turkey, just in time for your family dinner!


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Number of Virginia-raised turkeys is up from 2013

The number of turkeys raised in Virginia this year is expected to total 16 million, up 3 percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.


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New cooking classes at the Staunton YMCA

Starting November 4th, Chef Camille’s Cooking Academy will offer classes every Tuesday at 6:30pm at the Staunton YMCA.


My Clean Kitchen: Bold Rock and Apple Roasted Chicken

This week Jessica and I took a trip to Bold Rock Cidery in Nellysford, VA. This place is like Disney World for grown ups. It’s beautiful there and the cider is delicious!


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Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.


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Gobble, gobble: Number of turkeys raised in Virginia up from 2013

According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the number of turkeys to be raised in Virginia in 2014 is expected to total 16 million, up three percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013.


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Popular on-site chain saw sculptor returning to State Fair

Ben Risney of Masters of the Chainsaw, a popular State Fair of Virginia attraction, will effortlessly turn logs into unique replicas of bears, penguins, flowers, lighthouses or whatever fires up his imagination.


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TBSC’s Turkey & Tunes a success

On September 6, Timberville Broadway Senior Center held the first ever Turkey & Tunes fundraising dinner. TBSC is happy to report that the evening was a success! The best part of the evening was the amazing Turkey Bar-B-Que dinner.