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 2021-05-31 14:25 

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757Teamz softball Top 15: Unbeatens Kellam, Menchville stay 2-3, Nansemond River joins the top five...

The top four places, and the top 15 teams in the Hampton Roads high school softball rankings remain unchanged at Memorial Day....

 2021-05-31 14:00 

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High Fives: Kellam has reloaded in race to unbeaten start in softball...

"We've had excellent leadership from our seniors," Kellam coach Lori Gavin said. "Sammy Drew is our only returning starter from (the 2019 state finalist team) and she's filled some big shoes and a big role, moving from third base to sh...

 2021-05-31 12:34 

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Families and victims of Virginia Beach mass shooting still looking for closure 2 years after the tragedy...

For the workers and families impacted by the tragedy, the time that has passed since the mass shooting has been excruciatingly difficult....

 2021-05-31 12:00 

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Shop in Hilton Village handles everything that’s fit to PRINT...

Since Analogue Studio and Labs in Norfolk closed early last year, PRINT has become a rarity: a local spot that develops film....

 2021-05-31 11:50 

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Virginia Beach candlemaker opens business after pandemic job loss and illness that left her legally blind...

Monica "Mo" Jones started her candle making business, Divine Scentervention, last year after she lost her job because of the pandemic and then lost the vision in her left eye from a rare autoimmune disease....

 2021-05-31 04:39 

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Larson gives Hendrick record-breaking win at Coca-Cola 600...

Kyle Larson ends six years of struggles at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion to give team owner Rick Hendrick a record-setting victory...

 2021-05-30 22:39 

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Kyle Battle’s 10-inning home run powers Old Dominion to Conference USA tourney title, automatic NCAA berth...

Kyle Battle hits a two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning to lift ODU to a 7-5 victory over Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA Tournament championship game in Ruston, Louisiana....

 2021-05-30 22:10 

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Tom Sitglich: Memorial Day...

Cartoon by Tom Sitglich for May 31, 2021....

 2021-05-30 22:05 

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Opinion: We must say the names of the heroes who gave all in defense of freedom...

Our fallen aren't just names. They are our families and friends, our neighbors and fellow citizens — men and women with stories of bravery and valor to tell, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough writes....

 2021-05-30 22:00 

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Letters for May 31: Let’s pass the bipartisan Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act...

Letter writers urge Congress to pass the Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Act, complain about Hampton Roads' bus system, and push for Afghan interpreters to be allowed into the U.S....

 2021-05-30 21:09 

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Shutout sends Virginia Wesleyan to NCAA softball finals...

Jessica Goldyn and Katelyn Biando provide the offense, and Emily Seale and Hanna Hull blank top-seeded DePauw as the Marlins earn a spot in the best-of-three championship series....

 2021-05-30 20:20 

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Editorial: Don’t forget reason for Memorial Day...

The traditional start of summer deserves a celebration, but honoring our nation's fallen military personnel should be prominent on Memorial Day....

 2021-05-30 18:03 

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Here’s how government services will be affected by the Memorial Day holiday...

How government services are affected by the Memorial Day holiday....

 2021-05-30 17:19 

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Sportsbooks’ profits in Virginia level off in April...

Still, taxpayers made out better than ever, as the sportsbooks generated more tax revenue for the state than they have since sports betting launched in Virginia in January....

 2021-05-30 15:58 

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They’re rodents, of unusual size: War on invasive nutria heats up in Hampton Roads, with collateral damage...

Nutria — an invasive, destructive species — invaded the southside of Hampton Roads years ago from North Carolina. In 2020, it was discovered that the giant rats have crossed the James River, getting a toehold in virgin territory with enough pr...

 2021-05-30 15:24 

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“Everybody wants to run.” Virginia Democrats see surge in primary challengers before eyes turn to fall...

Several factors seem to be driving the surge in primary challengers, which is far higher this year than any other since at least 1999, according to the nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project....

 2021-05-30 14:59 

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After 14 months of virtual meetings, Portsmouth City Council plans to meet in City Hall again...

With restrictions lifting and many places reopening, Portsmouth has released a plan for getting closer to normal....

 2021-05-30 14:30 

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Eastern Shore woman dies after crashing into telephone pole in Northampton County...

State police said 31-year-old Samantha Forsythe, of the 23000 block of Seaside Road, Cape Charles, was killed on impact....

 2021-05-30 13:53 

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Fredericksburg gym owner to compete on kickboxing show in Bangkok...

The 45-year-old specializes in Muay Thai, a sort of kickboxing combat sport developed in Thailand, and he's been a trainer at gyms from Richmond to Washington. On a lark last August, he submitted a video of his fights to a group putting together a rea...

 2021-05-30 13:15 

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Coronavirus continues its retreat in Hampton Roads...

Data scientists monitoring the pandemic say even if transmission picks up again, the downward trend makes it unlikely Virginians will see a surge this summer anywhere close to the rise of this past winter....

 2021-05-30 12:15 

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, a novelist who went on a quest for an authentic life...

A look at the life and work of the hard-living Florida author who wrote the 1938 classic "The Yearling," which is not the sentimental novel people often think. For Rawlings, writing meant everything. "There are times when I resent — almo...

 2021-05-30 11:00 

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What a Trip: Great Basin National Park...

Great Basin National Park - a visit off the normal path....

 2021-05-29 22:15 

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Editorial: Marking two years since Beach tragedy...

Hampton Roads will pause this weekend to remember those lost in the Virginia Beach shooting and should continue to push for a full and independent investigation of that tragedy....

 2021-05-29 22:10 

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Steve Breen: A Closer Look...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for May 30, 2021....

 2021-05-29 22:05 

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Opinion: Newport News has the power to transform the James River waterfront...

Using Chicago as a model, Newport News could transform to the James River waterfront as a destination for residents and visitors, David Paul Kleinman writes in a guest column....

 2021-05-29 22:05 

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Opinion: Time for Virginia to reject federal COVID-19 unemployment benefits...

Regional chamber leaders Bryan Stephens and Bob McKenna argue that Virginia businesses need federal unemployment benefits to end in order to bring workers back....

 2021-05-29 22:05 

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Opinion: Searching, against complexity, for justice in Virginia...

The VMI investigation is ostensibly a quest for justice, but that means different things to different people in Virginia these days, columnist Gordon C. Morse writes....

 2021-05-29 22:00 

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Letters for May 30: Could it be the blue catfish harming our blue crab population?...

Letter writers question the approach to protecting blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay, urge everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and call for the abolition of police traffic stops....

 2021-05-29 20:05 

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ODU blasts seven home runs, advances to C-USA baseball final...

Andy Garriola's three homers lead ODU's latest power surge, and the Monarchs will play for the title at 2 p.m. Sunday....

 2021-05-29 19:52 

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Virginia man found dead near tip of Hatteras Island...

A visitor reported seeing the body at 9:30 p.m. in the water at the end of Pole Road, south of Hatteras Village, according to a release from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore....

 2021-05-29 18:51 

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U.Va. holds off No. 1 seed UNC to reach NCAA men’s lacrosse final...

U.Va. edges UNC in a men's lacrosse semi....

 2021-05-29 18:38 

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North Carolina burning ban halts Memorial Day fireworks...

The N.C. Department of Agriculture said in a news release that with nearly half the state in moderate drought status and little rain in the forecast, the N.C. Forest Service officials urges residents to avoid unnecessary risk with fire....

 2021-05-29 17:00 

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Hampton Roads schools spent millions to improve air quality during the pandemic. Experts say efforts could be making it worse....

Some have stuck to proven technologies like HEPA filters. But others turned to new products with little testing that backs up whether they work — or are safe....

 2021-05-29 15:27 

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‘Mountain Goats’ in Roanoke help keep the Appalachian Trail accessible...

The trio of retirees clear fallen trees, repair eroded paths, pick up litter, level and grade the trails and cut stairs out of rock or log....

 2021-05-29 14:21 

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Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run in Virginia Beach...

Police are asking people to keep an eye out for a dark blue Toyota Tundra with damage to the drivers-side rear panel and a missing left brake light....

 2021-05-29 14:20 

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A former Union Army hospital can be yours: The 162-year-old Trent House in Deep Creek is up for sale....

The more than 160-year-old Trent House in Chesapeake is on the market. It was constructed shortly before the beginning of the Civil War and was used as a hospital during the conflict....

 2021-05-29 13:51 

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Virginia is retiring drug-sniffing police K-9s as marijuana becomes legal...

As Virginia prepares to legalize adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana on July 1, drug-sniffing police dogs from around the state are being forced into early retirement....

 2021-05-29 13:26 

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In Full Bloom: Application deadline approaching for a program to stop emerald ash borers from destroying trees...

With each ash tree that falls, the ecosystem is changed immediately and for years to come....

 2021-05-29 13:09 

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Driver hospitalized with serious injuries after crash on Chesapeake Expressway...

Police are investigating after a driver was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Chesapeake early Saturday morning....

 2021-05-29 13:02 

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After 8 dogs die at training camp site in Portsmouth, pet owners reach out to animal advocate...

Portsmouth Animal Control received a call shortly after noon about a possible animal cruelty incident in the 1500 block of Lane Place, off London Boulevard. The animal control unit is investigating the dogs' deaths....

 2021-05-29 12:47 

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Gardening Q&A: Whitish growth on azalea, though not a crisis, should be addressed...

Leaf and flower gall is relatively common in the Southeast and is especially associated with extended periods of cool, wet spring weather....

 2021-05-29 12:00 

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Longtime Virginia Beach teacher and local union president to leave post July 1...

More than two decades before she would become one of the most prominent voices for Virginia Beach public schools, Kelly Walker joined the division as a part-time teacher in 1992....

 2021-05-29 05:47 

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No. 2 UCLA shuts out No. 15 Virginia Tech, levels NCAA softball Super Regional...

Keely Rochard holds the Bruins to four hits, but two of them leave the park. The Hokies fall for the first time in this NCAA postseason....

 2021-05-29 04:41 

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Tides’ winning streak ends at four on first Harbor Park night without COVID capacity restrictions...

The Charlotte Knights collect 25 hits to win by double digits....

 2021-05-29 02:13 

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High school scoreboard | Friday’s scores and Saturday’s schedule...

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

 2021-05-29 00:27 

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Man wanted in Boston strikes law enforcement vehicles while trying to elude capture in Virginia Beach...

Agents with U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and Virginia Beach police found the wanted man driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee around 4 p.m. when Rodgers pulled into a parking lot located at 4904 Haygood Road....

 2021-05-28 22:40 

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Exotic dancers at Headlights Gentleman’s Club in Norfolk sue, claim they were cheated of wages and tips...

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Norfolk on behalf of four dancers who claim the club failed to pay them a minimum wage, overtime pay and illegally took some of their tip money....

 2021-05-28 22:14 

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U.Va. routs top seed Notre Dame to reach ACC semifinals...

The No. 8 seed Cavaliers hit four homers to back starting pitcher Andrew Abbott, who struck out nine in 6 1/3 scoreless innings of a 14-1 victory....

 2021-05-28 22:10 

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David Horsey: Old v New...

Cartoon by David Horsey for May 29, 2021....

 2021-05-28 22:05 

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Opinion: Concerns grow over Supreme Court decisions expected next year...

A Supreme Court moved right by former President Trump's appointees could make sweeping changes to American life with rulings next year, columnist Carl Leubsdorf writes....

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