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The Late April 2014 edition of Warren & Frederick County Report is free now at and

Lots of good stuff this issue!
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I wonder if it will be breaking news next year?
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G+ notifications appear very different. Not sure if it is better or TMI.

Maybe James Michener is in charge now?
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It just seems that it takes a lot more time to quickly scan through the notifications.
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Not Making This Up: Vice Reporter Smokes Weed During Interview with President of Uruguay
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I suspected that was it but it's worth mentioning that this president passed a gay marriage law, legal abortion law (as only young poor girls were diying) and this Marijuana law to combat hard drugs which are a great problem. He also is taking ppl out of poverty where in the US there's more ppl getting into poverty daily... 
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The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted
In many ways, AOL Instant Messenger was right in line with the times, just at a company hanging on to a business model that would soon become obsolete.
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My father is even worse +George Greene.  He doesn't just use AOL.  He think that is his operating system.  He called me asking a question about how to change something on his PC.  I asked what version of windows he was running.  He said it wasn't windows, it was AOL.  I said no, when you first boot your computer it should say "Windows" and a version, XP, Vista or something.   He insisted it was only running AOL.  I gave up and told him to call my brother in law for help. 
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Android design head +Matias Duarte  explains "why mobile is dead"

Really interesting Q&A w/ +Joshua Topolsky about design.
Matias Duarte helped design the T-Mobile Sidekick, the Helio Ocean, and Palm's webOS. Now, he directs the look and feel of Google's Android operating system. He's probably not the guy you'd expect...
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Dogs have been on the witness stand... In a Jury. That would be wild.
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Like this +Brad Chasenore Are you seeing the same?
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I posted on this about a week ago.  I like it.  It seems to be coming and going for a now.  
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Here's some info if you want to buy Google Glass tomorrow
PSA To all the people wanting to purchase +Google Glass tomorrow, Remember that Google Glass can only be purchased via Google Wallet. +Google Wallet will NOT allow you to pay with your Wallet Balance even though it is the same company. So DO NOT transfer your money from your credit card to your wallet balance!

I Repeat:

DO NOT transfer your money from your credit card to your wallet balance!

This is one of the stupid flaws of the service that will hinder you from making the purchase you want. Maybe they will fix this in the future. you also cannot use your Google Wallet Credit Card to purchase it as well.
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I'm so glad I afford myself freedom from this asshatery
Glass might be kinda of nifty, but the price is stupid the battery sucks, and people assault you physically.  For that kind of money I would rather by a gun and defend my constitutional rights. 
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News show host and newspaper publisher.
  • Google Plus Week & Newspaper Publisher
    Host, 2011 - present
  • McDermott Report
    Host, 2011 - 2012
  • Warren County Report Newspaper
    Publisher, 2006 - 2012
  • Frederick County Report Newspaper
    Publisher, 2009 - 2012
  • The Lynchburg Times
    Publisher, 2010 - 2012
  • U.S. Embassy London, England
    Grunt, 1985 - 1986
  • The Washington Star
    Paper boy, 1980 - 1981
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    Teacher then Dir. of Communications, 1990 - 1999
  • Deltek Systems
    Programmer, 1993 - 1994
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Bentonville, Va.
Dacca, Bangladesh - Okinawa, Japan - London, England - Brussels, Belgium - Kifisia, Greece - New Dehli, India - Monrovia, Liberia - Lynchburg, Va. - Manassas, Va. - Fairfax, Va. - Islamabad, Pakistan
Host of Google Plus Week
I'm the host of the web TV show Google Plus Week and the publisher of three newspapers in Virginia: Warren County Report, Frederick County Report and The Lynchburg Times. They have a combined readership of about 70,000.

I also host daily News & Technology shows on Google+ and YouTube Live

If you are looking for information on my studio setup click here.

I am a former teacher and director at Randolph-Macon Academy where I oversaw the school's installation of internet connectivity in every dormitory room and classroom on campus in the mid 90s. We were the first school in the nation to do so. I also founded the school's low-cost internet service R-MA OnLine.

In 1993 I left R-MA for a year to work as a database programmer and write a computer game that sold over 110,000 copies.

I am a former radio talk show host who still fills in from time to time for the noon hour on WFTR and WZRV in Front Royal.

I am the son of a U.S. foreign service officer and was born in Okinawa, Japan. I have lived in more than 20 countries, mainly in Europe, Asia and Africa.

I am a classic example of a creative person with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is a curse I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy and the greatest gift I have ever received.
Bragging rights
I had a cameo as "the evil print reporter" in Real Housewives of Washington, D.C. I have lived all over the world from poverty-stricken countries in between civil wars to the fanciest neighborhood on Abbey Rd. in London. I prefer something in between.
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    1983 - 1986
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    1983 - 1986
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