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 2021-09-05 22:05 

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Opinion: Labor Day marked by “Help Wanted” pleas...

Things may be looking up for workers in an economy desperate for labor, but the outlook isn't great for employers, The Heritage Foundation's Rachel Greszler writes....

 2021-09-05 22:00 

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Letters for Sept. 6: Poor exit; but the troops are home from Afghanistan...

Letter writers express relief that the troops are finally home from Afghanistan, oppose forgiving student loan debt, and urge action to fight climate change....

 2021-09-05 21:07 

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Bounces houses, book bags and boxing inside a brewery: Unity Day in Norfolk all about sense of community...

Local event organizer Jeffery Lewis held his second Unity Day at Maker's Craft Brewery on Sept. 5. Ahead of the school year, the event gave out 100 complimentary book bags....

 2021-09-05 20:46 

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Region/state roundup: No. 8 U.Va. shuts out Towson in field hockey...

In women's soccer, No. 9 Santa Clara blanks Virginia Tech....

 2021-09-05 18:35 

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Report on Outer Banks-bound plane crash that left 4 dead is expected in coming weeks...

The Cessna Citation 560X took off from Robertson Airport in Plainville, a few miles away, Thursday morning and crashed into a manufacturing company building. The flight was headed to Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo, N.C....

 2021-09-05 18:06 

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2 sailors from Virginia were among 5 killed in helicopter crash off California, Navy says...

The MH-60S crashed on Aug. 31 about 70 miles off San Diego during what the Navy described as routine flight operations. It was operating from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln....

 2021-09-05 17:42 

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Making Military Circle a hot spot once again: Business leaders hope new development will revitalize mall area...

City officials have been plotting the mall's redevelopment for years, but kick-started the process in early August when they released three multiuse proposals for public input. Members of the public can now share their thoughts on the redevelopment pr...

 2021-09-05 16:52 

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Judas Priest brings its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to Virginia Beach on Thursday...

Founded in England in 1969, Judas Priest is one of the pioneers of heavy metal. The band is bringing its "50 Heavy Metal Years" tour to Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach on Thursday....

 2021-09-05 16:05 

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon winners praise the music and supporters for their success...

Bradley Hodkinson and Carter Norbo won the men's and women's division, respectively, in Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach....

 2021-09-05 16:01 

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The Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon plays its final note in Virginia Beach...

Overcoming adversity is a hallmark of endurance races and runners are reeling as the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon ended its 20-year run in Virginia Beach on Sunday....

 2021-09-05 14:29 

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Literary Notes: Amanda Gorman’s forthcoming poetry collection grows in length and price...

The 25% increase was an unpleasant surprise for small booksellers, who'd have been on the hook for preorders already paid for. Then the publisher amended its announcement. ... Also, Gloucester's S.A. Cosby's "Blacktop Wasteland" has wo...

 2021-09-05 13:16 

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University of Virginia scientists wield statistics to prep for coronavirus’ next moves...

Biocomplexity Institute at the University of Virginia is the quiet force behind the scenes, monitoring the COVID-19's transmission, medical supply levels, vaccinations and the prevalence of more contagious variants....

 2021-09-05 09:45 

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‘Reign of Terror’ brilliantly traces the course from 9/11 to President Trump...

Book review: Government euphemisms and constant portrayal of Muslims as potential terrorists contributed to an ugly, winning narrative, author Spencer Ackerman argues....

 2021-09-05 05:30 

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Saturday’s ACC football roundup: No. 5 Georgia stifles No. 3 Clemson...

In a game without an offensive touchdown, the Bulldogs put the Tigers' College Football Playoff streak in immediate jeopardy....

 2021-09-05 04:05 

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Quarterback Brennan Armstrong, defense shine as Virginia pulls away from William & Mary in season opener...

After withstanding William & Mary's tough early defensive effort, Virginia rolls to its fifth consecutive victory against the Tribe....

 2021-09-05 04:04 

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

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

 2021-09-05 04:03 

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Toledo returns two blocked punts for touchdowns in victory over Norfolk State, spoiling new coach’s debut...

The Spartans played their first game in 651 days, and coach Dawson Odums made his NSU debut after spending nine seasons as Southern University's coach....

 2021-09-05 03:39 

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Matt Quade wins Pro Late Model feature on Virginia Motor Speedway dirt, but Justin Williams takes points championship...

Davis Lipscombe completes an undefeated Sportsman season, while Chase Butler and Brian Maxey wrap up points championships....

 2021-09-05 03:22 

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New players emerge as Hampton University returns to the field with a victory over Virginia Union...

Quarterback Jett Duffey, a transfer from Texas Tech, passed for 242 yards and two touchdowns in his Pirates debut - the first HU game since 2019....

 2021-09-05 03:08 

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Baseball: See how your favorite major and minor league players with Hampton Roads connections are faring ......

Vinnie Pasquantino is excelling in the minors, and Chris Taylor is providing plenty of MLB highlights for the Dodgers....

 2021-09-05 03:02 

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Sophomore QB’s somersaulting touchdown in final minute lifts Christopher Newport to victory...

Matt Dzierski and Xander Jedlick prove to be an excellent combination as the Captains overcome Washington and Lee....

 2021-09-05 02:42 

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Charlotte pitchers fan Tides 13 times as Knights clinch series...

Kade McClure pitched five scoreless innings as the Knights topped the Tides 3-1 to take a 4-2 lead in the seven-game series....

 2021-09-04 22:15 

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Editorial: Striking a balance...

Is it possible to strike a balance that satisfies business and protects workers? Recent experience in Virginia suggests the answer is yes....

 2021-09-04 22:10 

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Bill Bramhall: Night Vision...

Cartoon by Bill Bramhall for Sept. 5, 2021....

 2021-09-04 22:05 

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Opinion: The Biden factor enters the Virginia elections...

The withdrawal from Afghanistan may turn the race for governor of Virginia on its head, columnist Gordon C. Morse writes....

 2021-09-04 22:05 

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Opinion: Don’t saddle business with PRO Act’s onerous obligations...

Passing the PRO Act would deal a devastating blow to the operations and workforce of grocery stores in Virginia, Parker Slaybaugh of the Virginia Food Industry Association writes....

 2021-09-04 22:05 

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Opinion: Aviation maintenance program putting its students first...

A new partnership involving the Aviation Institute of Maintenance shows how to put students first, AIM Executive Vice President Joel English writes....

 2021-09-04 22:00 

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Letters for Sept. 5: We need more COVID-19 vaccine mandates...

Letter writers advocate for COVID-19 vaccine mandates, encourage those who aren't getting the COVID-19 vaccine because of politics to talk to their doctor, and show excitement about the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project....

 2021-09-04 20:41 

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Saturday’s college football roundup: Army starts with flourish, dominating Georgia State...

The Black Knights capitalize early on mistakes by the Panthers....

 2021-09-04 20:02 

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Region/state roundup: Virginia Wesleyan win two more, improve to 5-0 in women’s volleyball...

The Marlins post a pair of 3-0 victories at their invitational....

 2021-09-04 18:20 

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Black women are dying of breast cancer in Hampton Roads at staggering rates, prompting national attention...

Rates of breast cancer in the region overall are higher than the state and national averages. But the gaps across racial lines are stark. Suffolk and Chesapeake had the highest discrepancies between Black and white women, according to a new report....

 2021-09-04 17:55 

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Navy declares 5 missing sailors dead after helicopter crash off California...

The U.S. Navy declared five missing sailors dead nearly a week after a helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean, shifting the search for them to a recovery operation on Saturday....

 2021-09-04 17:26 

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A Virginia Beach bank was robbed Saturday. Less than 20 minutes later, a suspect was in custody....

A Navy Federal Credit Union branch on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach was robbed shortly after noon Saturday, police said. A suspect was taken into custody about three miles away and less than 20 minutes later....

 2021-09-04 16:44 

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Teen on vacation with family arrested in Outer Banks after shooting at Virginia football game...

Police say that the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested the suspect and he's awaiting extradition on charges including aggravated malicious wounding and robbery....

 2021-09-04 15:48 

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5 years after a woman was killed by a flying beach umbrella, Virginia senators still pushing for safety measures...

From 2010 to 2018, about 2,800 beach umbrella-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms across the country, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission....

 2021-09-04 14:50 

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Former NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip opens brewery in southwestern Virginia...

Michael Waltrip Brewing and the Two-Time Tap Room recently opened in the former Studio Brew location in Bristol....

 2021-09-04 14:10 

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1 in 4 Virginians hospitalized for coronavirus in intensive care now...

Close to 4,100 new cases are being diagnosed throughout the state each day, up 45% from the prior week, according to the Virginia Department of Health....

 2021-09-04 13:24 

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In Full Bloom: Persimmon — a spunky fruit with a historic past — heralds fall...

The American persimmon, Diosporyos virginiana, is native to much of the Eastern U.S. Native American peoples used it for food and medicine; Confederates, for buttons, ink and ersatz coffee....

 2021-09-04 13:15 

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Reward offered for help in solving murder of DeShayla Harris at Virginia Beach Oceanfront...

DeShayla Harris, 28, was an innocent bystander who was fatally shot in the 300 block of 19th Street on March 26. Law enforcement officials are willing to pay $15,000 for information that will lead to one or multiple arrests...

 2021-09-04 12:31 

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Brad Tazewell, an ‘icon’ of Hampton Roads architecture, dies at 95...

The architect had a hand in designing such landmarks as The Scope, Harrison Opera House and the Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....

 2021-09-04 12:14 

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Gardening Q&A: Finding a qualified arborist, and falling in love with okra...

As the dog days of summer set in, and many of the vegetables in Ken Spencer's garden started to slow and look past prime time, the lowly okra began to shine....

 2021-09-04 11:00 

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A step in the right direction: Let your staircase shine...

A staircase remodel can inject new character into your home. The options are myriad but need not be overwhelming....

 2021-09-04 03:41 

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Friday Night Highlights: Warhill trio dominates against Norcom; Western Branch’s defense delivers...

No. 13 Western Branch and No. 15 Warhill both earned victories Friday night as the second week of the high school football season continued....

 2021-09-04 03:15 

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

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

 2021-09-04 02:54 

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Kremer pitches way to first victory of year after 12 pro losses as Tides blank Charlotte...

Dean Kremer ends his season-long frustration — seven losses with Baltimore, five with Norfolk — by throwing the first five innings of Friday's win....

 2021-09-04 02:23 

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Wake Forest manhandles Old Dominion as Monarchs end nearly 2-year wait in Ricky Rahne’s coaching debut...

The Demon Deacons (1-0) held ODU (0-1) to 272 yards of total offense, including just 127 passing yards much of which came against reserve players in mop-up time...

 2021-09-04 01:17 

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Virginia Tech knocks off No. 10 North Carolina in season opener...

The Hokies registered six sacks and picked off three passes from Tar Heels quarterback Sam Howell, a junior being touted as a Heisman Trophy candidate. The final INT was by Chamarri Conner with 37 seconds left....

 2021-09-03 22:10 

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Chip Bok: The Levees Worked...

Cartoon by Chip Bok for Sept. 4, 2021....

 2021-09-03 22:05 

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Opinion The Afghanistan war wasn’t a cynical misadventure...

Dabbling in historical revisionism about Afghanistan won't help the U.S. recover or learn from defeat, Bloomberg Opinion columnist Hal Brands writes....

 2021-09-03 22:05 

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Opinion: We must keep our promises to save our Afghan allies...

The White House must use every economic lever to compel the Taliban to let our Afghan allies go, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Trudy Rubin writes....

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