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 2021-03-03 13:46 

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Latrell Scott steps down as Norfolk State football coach...

Athletic director Melody Webb said assistant head coach William "B.T." Sherman will serve as interim head coach....

 2021-03-03 13:24 

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1 cat dead, 1 person injured in Chesapeake house fire...

The fire happened at 6:17 p.m. in the 4000 block of Lindenwood Drive, in the city's Dock Landing area....

 2021-03-03 13:00 

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Great Bridge wrestling coach Matt Small stepping down after 10 seasons...

After 10 seasons, two team state titles and nine individual state champions, Matt Small is stepping down as Great Bridge wrestling coach....

 2021-03-03 04:11 

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From newsletters to breaking news alerts, here’s how to get the most out of your Virginian-Pilot subscription...

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 2021-03-03 03:59 

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High school scoreboard | Tuesday’s score and Wednesday’s schedule...

Box scores and highlights from around Hampton Roads....

 2021-03-03 02:52 

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Norfolk police arrest man in connection with shooting that killed one and injured another...

Police arrested 23-year-old James C. Wilson Tuesday in connection with a shooting that killed a man and injured another man. After Wilson is released from the hospital, police said he will be transported to Norfolk City Jail....

 2021-03-03 02:20 

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Norfolk Tides’ season pushed back a month, now scheduled to start May 4...

The Norfolk Tides won't begin their season as scheduled next month. Instead, the Baltimore Orioles' top affiliate won't start until May 4, the Tides announced Tuesday night via Twitter....

 2021-03-03 02:10 

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Pentagon report cites threat of extremism in military...

The report, prepared last year at the request of Congress, did not assess whether the problem of extremism in the military is growing, but it cited a number of examples of service members with extremist affiliations....

 2021-03-03 02:06 

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Navy sailor killed, 5 service members hurt in California convoy crash...

The convoy was heading south on Interstate 5 near Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County when the pileup happened shortly before 7 a.m., the California Highway Patrol said....

 2021-03-03 01:40 

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U.S. Marshals arrest man in Arizona 1 month after fatal shooting in Norfolk...

Dequan T. Copeland has been charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in connection with a shooting that killed a man, officials said. He is in police custody in Arizona until he can be transported to Norfolk....

 2021-03-03 01:21 

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Bettors win, Virginia’s tax coffers lose during sportsbooks’ debut in the commonwealth...

Sportsbooks actually lost money in Virginia in their January debut taking wagers on athletic events thanks to the aggressive promotions offered to court customers. As a result, the state collected a paltry $40,000 in taxes....

 2021-03-03 00:30 

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Book review: A mother’s survival instinct propels Koryta’s ‘Never Far Away’...

An unwitting witness to a murder decides to disappear, until a tragedy forces her out of hiding....

 2021-03-02 23:44 

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Old Dominion, coach Ricky Rahne hit the field for first spring practice...

The Monarchs, who didn't play in 2020 as a precaution against COVID-19, had four practices last fall before the season was canceled. First-year coach Ricky Rahne got a waiver from the NCAA that allowed the team 14 practices beginning in October....

 2021-03-02 23:24 

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Hokies’ game Wednesday night against Louisville canceled because of “contact tracing review” within Tech’s program...

Three of Virginia Tech's last five games have been canceled or postponed because of coronavirus issues within the Hokies' program...

 2021-03-02 23:15 

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Editorial: Strengthen laws to prevent domestic violence...

To curb domestic violence, Virginia needs to far better assist victims and to punish those who demonstrate a propensity of violence against their partners....

 2021-03-02 23:10 

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Bill Bramhall: Teach Civics...

Cartoon by Bill Bramhall for March 3, 2021....

 2021-03-02 23:08 

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Virginia Beach School Board approves $828.8 million budget, including 5% raise for employees...

The budget, which still needs to be OK'd by the City Council, was approved on a 9-2 vote. The employee raises caused the most tension on the board....

 2021-03-02 23:05 

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Opinion: Broadband access should be a top Virginia priority...

Extending reliable broadband access to more of the commonwealth's communities is an investment in Virginia's future. Newport News Mayor McKinley Price writes....

 2021-03-02 23:00 

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Letters for March 3: Take pride in America: Pick up your trash...

Letter writers urge people to pick up their trash, advocate for more stores in Hampton's Phoebus area, and express frustration about President Joe Biden's recent failure to use facts....

 2021-03-02 22:35 

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Three Ships Coffee expanding to downtown Norfolk, in new office campus also home to rooftop bar...

Three Ships Coffee has long been an obsession available mostly to those who sought it out, served only in their Virginia Beach ViBe District cafe and a few select restaurants around the region....

 2021-03-02 21:52 

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Navy career unit at Little Creek is speeding up answers to sailors’ questions — and getting an admiral’s thumbs-up...

Call center designed to help sailors, families with routine business found extra challenge in pandemic...

 2021-03-02 21:49 

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Hampton University women’s basketball season ends after an additional COVID-19 pause...

The Pirates, who finished 4-11 overall and 4-9 in the Big South, will not compete in the conference tournament. Hampton last played Feb. 20 in a 67-66 loss to High Point - HU's fourth consecutive loss....

 2021-03-02 21:13 

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Gonna need a second boat: Man catches 9½-foot bluefin tuna in 22-foot Grady-White off OBX coast...

"Definitely, on a personal level, it's the biggest fish I've ever caught," said Josiah VanFleet, who lives in Toano and has a bathroom and kitchen remodeling business....

 2021-03-02 20:26 

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Adoptable pets at Virginia Beach SPCA...

Zeek, a 3-year-old tabby, is looking for a quiet, calm home. He takes a little time to warm up to new people but would do well with adults or cat-savvy, older children....

 2021-03-02 20:17 

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757Teamz Football Notebook: Princess Anne lost its opener. Now it needs to win out to make the playoffs...

Princess Anne is trying to rebound from season-opening loss and Ocean Lakes Carlton Winston waste no time in making an impact....

 2021-03-02 19:50 

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Residents want to extend parking restrictions near Cavalier hotel in Virginia Beach...

Residents of a North End neighborhood want to extend on-street parking limits to deter hotel and construction workers from taking up their parking spaces. The City Council will vote on it Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 19:48 

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Portsmouth-based Blessed Hands helps hundreds a month during pandemic...

Shirley Janney's growing nonprofit hands out baby supplies and clothing to those in need....

 2021-03-02 19:38 

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Hokies aim to end 30 years of frustration, but Louisville could use another win against them to boost postseason resume...

Virginia Tech has lost 17 consecutive games against Louisville, but a win Wednesday would not only snap the losing streak against the Cardinals, it would give the Hokies a double bye in next week's ACC tournament...

 2021-03-02 19:13 

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Oscar Smith holds the 757Teamz top spot in unanimous fashion...

Oscar Smith's performance against Hickory last week showed why they're the top team in Hampton Roads....

 2021-03-02 19:11 

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Despite staying home, Virginia delegates will get over $900,000 for travel and meal expenses...

The $211 in per diem expenses during legislative sessions are meant to cover lodging, meals and "incidentals,4; federal guidelines say. Democratic leaders note the payments are taxable this year due to the lack of travel....

 2021-03-02 17:42 

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Police identify Norfolk man killed in triple shooting Saturday...

Police found Troquan S. Martin in the 500 block of Timothy Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene....

 2021-03-02 15:43 

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Luxuriant sandwiches almost eclipse the carrot cake at Carrot Tree in Yorktown...

A jaunt to the Yorktown waterfront yields wonders built on buttermilk biscuits and the legacy of a cake-baking grandmother....

 2021-03-02 14:57 

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Virginia man doused brother with kerosene and tried to set him fire, police say...

Larry Darnell Tatum, 69, of Patrick Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder....

 2021-03-02 14:51 

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Virginia Beach School Board member running to represent 84th district...

Kim Melnyk taught 1st grade in Virginia Beach Public Schools for more than a decade and is now on the school board, to which she was first elected in 2014....

 2021-03-02 14:47 

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Virginia Wesleyan mourns former athletic director Don Forsyth, a “true gentleman”...

Former Virginia Wesleyan basketball coach and athletic director Donald Forsyth passed away last week. He was instrumental in building the school's athletic program and the lives of his players....

 2021-03-02 14:00 

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Virginia is losing some Confederate symbols, but others still travel its roads...

License plates bearing the image of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — the "Virginia Gentleman" — can still be ordered from the Department of Motor Vehicles....

 2021-03-02 13:43 

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Wildlife photos: Harbor seal rests on a sandbar in Virginia Beach...

Chris Zachary sent photos of a harbor seal resting on a sandbar in Lynnhaven Inlet in Virginia Beach....

 2021-03-02 12:29 

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Virginia lawmakers approve bicycle safety bill...

The bill originally included a provision that would have allowed bicyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs. That provision was removed after some senators objected....

 2021-03-02 12:28 

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Number of the week in Hampton Roads business: 65.1%...

That's the decrease in passenger traffic through Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport from 2019 to 2020, according to an airport spokesperson....

 2021-03-02 12:28 

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‘Look around the table and see who is missing’ | Chamber notes...

"In order to have a successful DE&I, you need to have a serious leader. The managers and first-line supervisors who actually execute, also need to fully support the program as well. As the leader, you need to show you are fully committed to these init...

 2021-03-02 12:27 

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Reasons why Eastern Virginia homes could appreciate more and more by 2026 | Expert column...

Unless interest rates more than double, I predict 15% appreciation in residential real estate in Eastern Virginia by December 2021 and 50% appreciation in the same region by September 2026, and here's why....

 2021-03-02 04:19 

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High school scoreboard | Monday’s scores...

Box scores and highlights from around Hampton Roads....

 2021-03-02 02:34 

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Cold-shooting Hampton falls to Radford in Big South quarterfinals...

Hampton's season came to end in the Big South quarterfinals with a loss to Radford. The Pirates finished 11-14 overall....

 2021-03-02 01:35 

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They remained hopeful and looked forward to the season. On Monday, field hockey finally started....

Monday marked the beginning of the public school field hockey season, something for which players and coaches have been waiting a long time....

 2021-03-02 01:32 

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U.Va. breakdown: Cavaliers still looking to regain edge on offensive end, but Sam Hauser’s scoring helps end three-game skid...

Hauser scores 18 points, including 4 of 9 shooting from 3-point range, to help U.Va. overcome poor shooting night...

 2021-03-02 01:28 

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Ocean Lakes boys take 3rd at Class 6 state indoor track meet. Tallwood girls, Grafton boys finish fourth...

Ocean Lakes boys take third at Class 6 state indoor track meet. Tallwood girls finished fourth. Grafton boys finish fourth at Class 4 state indoor meet....

 2021-03-01 23:38 

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COVID issue at Warwick adds to growing list of Peninsula District football cancellations...

Warwick's highly anticipated football games against Hampton and Woodside have been canceled because of a COVID issue within the Warwick program....

 2021-03-01 23:15 

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Editorial: Fixing postal service should be a national imperative...

Problems with the U.S. Postal Service demand immediate attention and new thinking to ensure the agency can survive....

 2021-03-01 23:10 

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David Horsey: Downtowns Dying...

Cartoon by David Horsey for March 2, 2021....

 2021-03-01 23:05 

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Opinion: Virginia right to provide equitable access to contraception...

Virginia lawmakers took an important step this year by providing access to contraception to women who need it, Kelley Dennings writes in a guest column....

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