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Happy Birthday VW Golf



VW celebrated an important birthday on Saturday March 29th; it was the Golf's 40th birthday!  What a great milestone and they couldn't look better. With a bit of an upgrade every few years, they look better than the day they rolled off the first line.

VW celebrates 40 years of playing Golf

By Brandon Turkus

On March 29, 1974…
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Bill Murray Stunt Creates Stir

Actors are often good for a snicker here and there, but none more than Mr. Bill Murray.  During a recent Charity Golf Tournament he nearly shut down the internet all together.  He showed up wearing some colorful pants that many believe either makes him a brilliant or certifiable man.



Here's Bill Murray Wearing Awesome PBR-Print Pants at His Charity Golf Tournament…
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Downtown tunnel will remain open this Friday and Saturday night




Heads up, Checkered Flag fans!  We?ve got an important traffic update from our friends at The Virginian-Pilot that could affect your weekend plans.  And, this time, it?s good news!

NORFOLK

Work on the Interstate 264 Downtown Tunnel scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights has been canceled because of material delays and weather, according to Elizabeth River Crossings.

The full overnight closures will resume Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., according to a news release. Overnight closures are also scheduled on April 11th and 12th.

Work on the westbound side…
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I-264 closure this afternoon

Virginia 511 is reporting all 5 lanes of I-264 Eastbound at Mile Marker 14 (between Newtown and Witchduck Roads) in Virginia Beach are closed due to an accident.  There is currently a 2 and a half mile backup.  2:45 pm 3/25
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Happy 65th Birthday, VW Beetle!



2014 is a big year around here.  Not only is it Checkered Flag?s 50th Anniversary, but, also, our Checkered Flag Volkswagen store is celebrating the 65th birthday of the VW Beetle!

VW Beetle in America | 65 years

Like the hippie generation that ushered the Beetle into the American mainstream, the Volkswagen brand is celebrating 65 years of marching to the beat of…
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