Wed January 15, 2014
American Civil War Museum

Marriage to create American Civil War Museum in Va

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new museum in Richmond that will marry the collections of two Civil War museums has a name.

The American Civil War Museum will be built along the James River at the site of the Tredegar Iron Works, where much of the South's cannons were forged during the Civil War. The name was announced Wednesday by The Museum of the Confederacy and The American Civil War Center.

The name choice was based on market research and discussions among museum leaders.

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Tue January 14, 2014
Historic Markers

Pioneering black Girl Scout troop in Va. honored

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first black Girl Scout troop in the South is among five historic sites and people being recognized by Virginia.

The Girl Scout troop began meeting on the campus of Virginia Union University in 1932. It served as a model for other Southern localities as the Girl Scouts moved toward integration.

The troop will be honored with a narrative marker approved by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

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Fri December 20, 2013
End-of-year fundraising campaign

Beat the deadline: make your tax-deductible contribution to WESM-FM today!

You count on STATION every day. Today, we’re counting on you.
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December 31st is your last chance to make your year-end tax-deductible contribution to WESM 91.3 FM.

Our contributing listeners provide an important share of the funding that makes good news and music possible on WESM 91.3 FM.

As you take time to give generously to the organizations that are important in your life, please think about the hundreds of hours this year that you’ve listened to WESM-FM and give now for another year of all the great news and music you hear on WESM every day and don’t hear anywhere else.

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Wed December 11, 2013

YouTube Rewind 2013

To celebrate 2013, we invited some YouTubers to star in a mashup of popular moments this year. Can you spot all the references? WATCH THE TOP VIDEOS OF 2013: http://yt.be/rewind Can you name all the YouTube stars in the video? Did you get all the references to the top videos and memes of the year? (Also look for the secret, easter egg video annotations!)
Source: Youtube · Via: YouTube
It's time to pause, rewind and remember the videos, people and events that defined YouTube in 2013.


Wed December 4, 2013
civil rights-delaware

A look at the Civil Rights Era in Delaware to be featured

Dr. James Newton will speak at Dover's Old State House on Jan. 4, 2014.
Credit State of Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs

During the month of January 2014, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 10 special programs at the state of Delaware's six museums.

Highlights of the month include “Civil Rights: A Dream Deferred: The Past to the Present” on Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 at 1 p.m. at The Old State House  in Dover, Delaware.

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