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A new oyster war: Rich homeowners vs. working-class watermen

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Oystermen, pirates and police clashed violently more than a century ago over who could collect the Chesapeake Bay’s tasty and lucrative oysters. As the shellfish makes a comeback, a modern-day oyster war is brewing, this time between wealthy waterfront property owners and working-class fishermen. Over …

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan – NYTimes.com

The Department of Defense has identified 1,838 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the deaths of the following Americans this week: GRIFFITH, Samuel M., 36, Maj., Marines; Virginia Beach; Fourth Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve. VAQUERANO, …