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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.


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Obama Wooing Veterans for 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign intends to highlight the president’s record with military veterans next year. Republicans are vowing to change high unemployment among veterans in their pitches to military voters.

CBS Tampa–12/30/2011

A pond used to store live fish to eat reflects the home of third US President Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, 12 July, 2003, in Monticello, Virginia. (Photo credit: PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jefferson’s Va Estate Highlights Slaves’ Stories

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Thomas Jefferson died, scores of slaves were sold from his Monticello plantation to settle his debts. Peter Fossett, 11, was among them, recalling that he was “born and reared as free, not knowing that I was a slave, then suddenly, at the death of Jefferson, put on an auction block and sold to strangers.”

CBS Tampa–12/28/2011


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