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Former ODU women’s coach Karen Barefoot has put basketball aside for a new job in ...

The Virginian-Pilot 24 Jun 2022
The questions are two-fold ...That’s my passion. That’s what I love to do.” ... Breaking News. As it happens ... > ... She cites her experience starting and coaching the women’s program at shipyard trade school Newport News Apprentice, where her job was to recruit women training to be welders and pipe fitters by day, then playing for the Builders at night ... .
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Author, former Daily Press reporter to sign new book about Newport News Shipbuilding and its workers

The Virginian-Pilot 18 Jun 2022
Michael Fabey wrote “Heavy Metal. The Hard Days and Nights of the Shipyard Workers Who Build America’s Supercarriers,” published by HarperCollins.Advertisement ... The book tells the story of shipyard workers — from welders to electricians to machinists — as they build aircraft carriers at the Newport News yard.Advertisement ... .
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Pirate pride: 116 turn tassels at Perquimans High

Daily Advance 14 Jun 2022
Life is not a microwave, it’s a crock pot,” she said ... Moreland encouraged them to make every moment count ... Derick James said he will be enrolling in the apprenticeship school at the shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. He said his father is a welder at the shipyard ... Marquise Simmons plans to study welding at COA and then go to work at the shipyard ... .
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116 turn tassels at Perquimans High School

Daily Advance 13 Jun 2022
"Life is not a microwave, it's a crock pot," she said ... Moreland encouraged them to make every moment count ... Derick James said he will be enrolling in the apprenticeship school at the shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. He said his father is a welder at the shipyard ... Marquise Simmons plans to study welding at COA and then go to work at the shipyard ... .
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116 grads turn tassels at Perquimans High School

Daily Advance 13 Jun 2022
"Life is not a microwave, it's a crock pot," she said ... Moreland encouraged them to make every moment count ... Derick James said he will be enrolling in the apprenticeship school at the shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. He said his father is a welder at the shipyard ... Marquise Simmons plans to study welding at COA and then go to work at the shipyard ... .
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The tragedy on Maple Avenue: Portsmouth neighbors shaken, scared in wake of triple homicide

The Virginian-Pilot 10 Jun 2022
Ronnie Lee was driving when he got the call that his nephew had been killed in a shooting in Portsmouth’s Prentis Park neighborhood earlier this week. “Georgio is gone ... “He was not one of the wild ones. All he ever did was work and come home,” Ronnie Lee said of 30-year-old Davonta Georgio Lee, who worked as a welder for Norfolk Naval Shipyard ... > ... .
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Deonzia Freeman Sr.

The Galveston Daily News 02 Jun 2022
GALVESTON, TEXAS — Deonzia Freeman Sr. (Bo), longtime resident of Galveston, Texas, departed from his earthly home to his heavenly home on May 28, 2022. At the blessed age of 95, he is now in the presence of the LORD. Deonzia Sr ... Deonzia Sr ... Deonzia Sr ... John Missionary Baptist Church in Galveston ... was employed with Todd Shipyard as a Boilermaker/Welder.
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Comanche elder's life honored, remembered

The Lawton Constitution 25 May 2022
One of the last first-generation Comanche speakers, Anna Wockmetooah Tahmahkera, died Sunday at 104 years of age ... Attending Fort Sill Indian School until marrying her husband of 68 years, Vance Tahmahkera, in June 1934, after he joined the Navy during World War II, she worked as a welder in the shipyards to assist in the war effort ... George H.W ... .
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Anna Wockmetooah Tahmahkera

The Lawton Constitution 25 May 2022
Anna Wockmetooah Tahmahkera went to her heavenly home on Sunday May 22, 2022 ... Burial will follow at Cache KCA Cemetery under the direction of Comanche Nation Funeral Home ... She was a Chief Wildhorse descendant ... They found employment in the shipyards. Anna became a certified welder where she helped assemble PT boats that contributed to the war effort ... .
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On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, a town freezes ties with its eastern neighbour

FX Empire 18 May 2022
“I have had no problems, no one has come up to me and said ‘hey, you Russian’,” said welder Gleb Karionov, 43, during a break in his shift at the Kimek shipyard ... Mannsverk would have laid off half the shipyard’s staff had Norway applied that particular sanction, he said.
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Out of Our Past

Statesville Record & Landmark 16 May 2022
Twenty-five years ago.. Record & Landmark,. May 16-22, 1997. First Union Ben Craig Outstanding Educators ... Hyatt, principal Park View Elementary Mooresville.” (5/16). Obituary for J. Pierce VanHoy, 79. “Mr. VanHoy served in the U.S ... He had also been a member of the V.F.W ... 90 ... She was a retired welder, having been employed in the shipyards for 35 years ... J ... .
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On Norway's Arctic border with Russia, a town freezes ties with its eastern neighbour

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2022
"I have had no problems, no one has come up to me and said 'hey, you Russian'," said welder Gleb Karionov, 43, during a break in his shift at the Kimek shipyard ... Mannsverk would have laid off half the shipyard's staff had Norway applied that particular sanction, he said.
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Billy Connolly jokes his career is ‘out the window’ as he gets Bafta fellowship

AOL 08 May 2022
Sir Billy, who has Parkinson’s disease, said. “I am very proud to receive this. Life is good ... It suits me ... Born in Glasgow in 1942, he began his working life as a welder in the Clyde shipyards before embarking on a career as a folk singer and musician alongside Gerry Rafferty in The Humblebums before developing the stand-up act that made him famous ... .
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Billy Connolly jokes his career is 'out the window' as he gets BAFTA fellowship

RTE 08 May 2022
He was honoured on Sunday for a career spanning more than five decades ... "I am very proud to receive this ... Born in Glasgow in 1942, he began his working life as a welder in the Clyde shipyards before embarking on a career as a folk singer and musician alongside Gerry Rafferty in The Humblebums before developing the stand-up act that made him famous.
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BAFTA TV AWARDS 2022: 'My wife puts on my clothes': Emotional fans praise Sir Billy ...

The Daily Mail 08 May 2022
Honoured ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next. BAFTA TV AWARDS 2022 WINNERS. Ant and Dec scoop Best... Born in Glasgow in 1942, Sir Billy began his working life as a welder in the Clyde shipyards before embarking on a career as a folk singer and musician alongside Gerry Rafferty in The Humblebums before developing the stand-up act that made him famous ... .

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