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City News Roundup: July 21, 2011

Local racer, surfer win big, Borders to begin closeout sale, keeping military comm network up a challenge, MWH employee heads west.

Local Racer Earns Fourth Win at Charlotte Motor Speedway; Independent Tribune - Josh Morris edges out 28 car field to win the Legend Car Young Lions race.

Local Skim-Surfer Wows Crowds in Laguna Beach; Laguna Beach Independent - 14-year-old Fredericksburg resident Catherine Squilliante captures top prize in division at 35th annual World Championship of Skimboarding. Oh, did we mention it was her first professional competition?

Borders Begins Out-of-Business Sale on Friday; Marketwatch.com - Friday is your best shot to get big bargains at the Central Park Borders, which is closing its remaining 399 locations across the country. 

Borders Closing Causes Consternation, Crying in Fredericksburg ; Business2community.com - Renee DeCoskey needs to find a new Friday routine now that the Central Park borders is closing. 

Satellite Network Keeps Troops Connected, Local Man Busy ; DVIDShub.net - In theater, dust, sand and other challenging conditions make running a military communications network a daunting task, says local resident Spc. Jordan Edwards.

Mary Washington Healthcare Analyst Lands University Job in Texas; Alpine Avalanche - Stephanie Nelson, a budget manager and financial analyst at Mary Washington Healthcare, will be headed west to take on the job of internal auditor at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Tx. 

Rich Kane July 22, 2011 at 01:32 AM
For a photo slideshow of the skimboarding event in California, including shots of Catherine Squillante in action, click up our report at Laguna Beach Patch. Here's the link: http://patch.com/A-krWF

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