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The Big Read with Jefferson-Madison Regional Library

 

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture. The Big Read brings together partners across the country to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. JMRL has received a grant from the NEA to provide a BIG READ throughout central Virginia during March 2015.

The Big Read provides citizens with the opportunity to read and discuss a single book within their community. JMRL invites all book lovers in Central Virginia to participate in this exciting program that will be held throughout March 2015. Read and discuss The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and participate in programs.…learn more and see the schedule of events and locations!

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TASTE of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

3 days and 25 Vineyards….just check out all the activities.

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Governor Welcomes Indiana Businesses

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Governor McAuliffe has put out the welcome mat for any Indiana businesses upset with their state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Virginia Sweeps Notre Dame, Visits VCU Tuesday

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Virginia has won four straight, as they prepare for a big week.

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UVA Baseball Sweeps Notre Dame

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The UVA baseball team has swept Notre Dame in a weekend series 9-1, 4-2, and 5-4.

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Virginia Wins Over VMI

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The Virginia men's lacrosse team won 17-3 over VMI in Lexington on Tuesday night.

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Wanted: A kidney

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A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

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Elvis Presley had one. So did presidents from Kennedy to Reagan.

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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FBI: Shooting at NSA gate at Fort Meade not related to terrorism

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Officials say two men, disguised as women, tried to ram the gates of Fort Meade, where the National Security Agency is housed.

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Girl, 4, boards bus for 3 a.m. snack run

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Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.

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Pentagon chief mulls easing military enlistment standards

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Military officials are considering adjusting some of the requirements for certain jobs, such as those involving cyber or high-tech expertise.

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National parks call on Americans to ‘Find Your Park’

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A new ad campaign aims to introduce a new, more diverse generation of millennials and children to the national parks system.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, March 30

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Weird News

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Wanted: A kidney

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A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

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Real life cookie monster takes cash box at Girl Scout sale

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A thief in New Hampshire apparently had a craving for cash, not cookies.

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Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

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The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

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Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as ‘Bambi’

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"Saturday Night Live" and The Rock take a look at what a live-action "Bambi" would look like.

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ACLU Blasts Governor’s Proposed Privacy Amendments

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The group cites laws on the use of drones and license plate data.

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Governor Welcomes Indiana Businesses

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Governor McAuliffe has put out the welcome mat for any Indiana businesses upset with their state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Oil Spill Costs CSX $361K

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VIrginia board OKs $361,000 fine against CSX for 2014 derailment

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Stagnant Water Ordinance Considered

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The Albemarle supervisors are considering adding stagnant water to the county nuisance ordinance.

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David Beckham for ‘D&J Briefs’

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It's underwear for a man with a great body ... and David Beckham.

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Girl, 4, boards bus for 3 a.m. snack run

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Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.

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Trevor Noah set to replace Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

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Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart's replacement.

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‘Home’ tops weekend box office

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Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna's new animated movie raked in $54 million this weekend.

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Hugh Jackman is done with ‘Wolverine’

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Jackman has played Wolverine for the past 15 years, including two stand-alone sequels.

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