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The history of the “Washington Football Team” name & how we got here

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November 24, 2020

Ever since the 14-2, Joe Gibbs-coached, Air Coryell offense led by Mark Rypien hoisted the Lombardi trophy in 1991, the NFL team that calls Washington D.C. home has been the model of consistency… consistently...

Best movies to watch this Thanksgiving

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November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving is nearly here! Even though it may be challenging to celebrate this holiday with the whole family, there’s a five day break most people have to look forward to now. Here are some of the...

Pandemic forces South Lakes Theater to get creative with winter show: “A Christmas Carol”

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November 24, 2020

Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” a show with over a 40 person cast, is a logistical Rubik's Cube to take on in a virtual world. Although students have forfeited their opportunity to shine on...

Wrapping up first quarter virtually

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November 24, 2020

As the first quarter closes up, many students get a break for the Thanksgiving holiday.   Although the first quarter started off rough virtually for new students and freshmen, teachers and staff...

History of NFL Thanksgiving games

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November 24, 2020

Football is almost as equivalent to Thanksgiving as turkey, stuffing, and pie. Football might be even more synonymous with the holiday than the food! When it comes to Thanksgiving football, most fans think...

Claims of “structural racism” at VMI, Governor orders $1 million investigation

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November 20, 2020

Evidence and claims of “structural racism” against Black cadets at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) have surfaced, prompting their superintendent to resign and Governor Northam to order a $1 million...

Kidnapping attempt on Governor of Virginia

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November 20, 2020

An anti-government plot to kidnap Governor Ralph Northom of Virginia and Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, was revealed in early October of 2020, after it was thwarted by the FBI. These allegations...

Washington Football Team midseason report

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November 20, 2020

We are now through nine weeks of the 2020 NFL season. The Washington Football team has had one of the most unusual seasons in recent years. Since we are now exactly halfway through the season, let’s...

It’s been a ruff year, but these Thanksgiving traditions are still raising the woof

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November 20, 2020

The Macy's thanksgiving day parade has been a tradition for over 94 years, the first parade being in 1924. To many, it's been a part of every Thanksgiving morning. People love turning on their tv or even...

Thanksgiving conversation starters that won’t stir the pot

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November 20, 2020

As Thanksgiving lingers just around the corner, people are preparing for the frightening table conversation that comes with complaining, arguing, and if you're lucky, politics. Now everyone knows these...

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