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 2021-07-07 14:04 

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O’Connor Brewing losing events after former employees’ mistreatment allegations...

Organizers of three event series have pulled events from the Norfolk brewery after claims of employee harassment and mistreatment....

 2021-07-07 13:46 

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Can COVID-19 cause lasting erectile dysfunction? Here’s what we know....

Some men are coming into doctors' offices saying erectile dysfunction has occurred following a COVID-19 infection, said Dr. Ryan Berglund, a urologist at the Cleveland Clinic. At the moment, there's primarily anecdotal evidence, and "we don...

 2021-07-07 13:45 

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Bruton High has lost 21 straight football games. Panthers hope Barrington Morrison can turn things around....

Bruton High's new football coach, Barrington Morrison, was an assistant last year at feeder school Queen's Lake Middle....

 2021-07-07 13:34 

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His grandmother fought for polio vaccines in Portsmouth. His senior project looks at parallels to coronavirus....

Journalism student Brendan Rose's senior project compares Portsmouth's polio vaccination rollout in the 1950s that his grandmother spearheaded with current efforts in the city against the coronavirus....

 2021-07-07 13:00 

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Hampton Roads hospitals allow more patient visitors, but some pandemic policies remain...

Sentara, which runs seven Hampton Roads hospitals, is one of many hospital systems relaxing its visitor restrictions as the public health crisis abates, but it appears to be the first in the region to allow visits from children under 12 years old....

 2021-07-07 12:11 

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Tropical storm watch issued for Hampton Roads as Elsa approaches...

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm watch for portions of northeast North Carolina, southeast Virginia and the Virginia eastern shore....

 2021-07-07 11:57 

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Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home...

Haiti was already in a precarious political situation before the assassination, having grown increasingly unstable and disgruntled under Mose. The president ruled by decree for more than two years after the country failed to hold elections....

 2021-07-07 11:42 

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Statue of Harry Byrd, former Virginia governor and senator, is being removed from Capitol Square...

Lawmakers voted to remove the statue earlier this year, a decision that came amid a yearslong movement in history-rich Virginia to rethink who is honored in the state's public spaces....

 2021-07-07 02:48 

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Former Cape Henry pitcher gains ‘homecoming’ victory in relief as Durham routs Tides in series opener...

Sean Poppen is effective in relief during the Bulls' shutout triumph....

 2021-07-06 22:51 

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1 dead in Virginia Beach motorcycle crash; part of Princess Anne Road will be closed for ‘extended time’...

The roadway will be closed to traffic in both directions "for an extended time," police in on Twitter. Drivers should expect detours to Pleasant Ridge Road and North Muddy Creek....

 2021-07-06 22:40 

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Virginia man told undercover FBI agent he coordinated ‘surveillance efforts’ on U.S. Capitol, court records say...

Fi Duong is one of more than 520 federal defendants charged in the Capitol riot so far. The FBI has linked dozens of them to far-right extremist groups, including several members of the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers who are charged with conspiring to mount ...

 2021-07-06 22:27 

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Beazley Foundation’s leader is stepping down after providing Hampton Roads with financial backing for almost 2 decades...

For more than 70 years, Fred Beazley's fortune has supported educational and philanthropic endeavors in Hampton Roads. Ret. Judge Richard Bray has led the Beazley Foundation nearly 20 years and is stepping down. Chesapeake City Councilman Steve Best i...

 2021-07-06 22:15 

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Editorial: Elsa offers readiness reminder...

Tropical Storm Elsa shouldn't pack a wallop when it's expected to move across the region on Thursday, but it never hurts for residents to be ready....

 2021-07-06 22:10 

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Drew Sheneman: Essential Workers...

Cartoon by Drew Sheneman for July 7, 2021....

 2021-07-06 22:05 

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Opinion: Local schools need federal support to strengthen meal programs...

To better serve hungry needs, Washington should led meal programs permanently operate under pandemic guidelines, Sarah Steely of No Kid Hungry Virginia writes in a guest column....

 2021-07-06 22:00 

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Letters for July 7: Be open with residents about any gang violence in Norfolk...

Letter writers encourage Norfolk police Chief Larry Boone to be open with the public about any gang activity in the city, discuss gun violence among youths, and push Eastern Virginia Medical School to partner with a university....

 2021-07-06 20:53 

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Region/state roundup: Lionsbridge FC gains home playoff weekend in Newport News...

Georgia State hires Hampton University's Angie Nicholson to be the Panthers' head softball coach....

 2021-07-06 17:46 

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There are 4 finalists for Portsmouth police chief. Residents will get to hear from them at a public forum....

Four finalists for Portsmouth police chief are slated to visit the city and meet with the public at the end of July....

 2021-07-06 17:24 

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Chesapeake police identify two people killed in July 1 shooting...

At 8:27 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the 1200 block of Seaboard Avenue after reports of gunshots in the area....

 2021-07-06 17:05 

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Elsa, 5th named storm this year, expected to reach Hampton Roads on Thursday...

Tropical Storm Esla is expected to graze the Florida coast this morning before making landfall Wednesday morning. From there, Elsa will travel along the east coast towards the Outer Banks and Hampton Roads....

 2021-07-06 15:45 

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There’s a link between pediatric asthma and neighborhoods that flood — especially low-income ones, ODU researchers say...

Virginia's asthma rates are already above the national average but they're even higher in Hampton Roads, and off the charts in Portsmouth neighborhoods where there's also recurrent flooding, said research associate professor Joshua Behr....

 2021-07-06 15:20 

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Tips for successful homeowners association board meetings...

Board meetings are an important part of any HOA. Here are several tips to make meetings productive and successful....

 2021-07-06 14:23 

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Mortgage insurance is a help, not a hurt, in the homebuying process...

Shikma Rubin explains why mortgage insurance plays a key role....

 2021-07-06 14:05 

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Norfolk Academy junior didn’t make the U.S. Olympic team, but she had the experience of a lifetime...

Despite a healthy dose of stage fright, Wilson surprised even herself as she finished 16th in the women's 200-meter freestyle last month, advancing to the semifinals with a time of 2:00.03, just a half-second off of her personal best....

 2021-07-06 13:45 

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Virginia Beach City Council OKs plan for 7-Eleven on Shore Drive...

Virginia Beach City Council OKs plan for 7-Eleven on Shore Drive....

 2021-07-06 12:42 

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Nikole Hannah-Jones chooses to teach at Howard instead of North Carolina...

Nikole Hannah-Jones will take up the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism at Howard University, a historically black school in Washington, D.C....

 2021-07-06 12:34 

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Man dies after a shooting near Beachmont Avenue in Norfolk...

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Beachmont Avenue in Norfolk....

 2021-07-06 11:47 

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Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, hitting the Florida Keys...

The weather posed new threats to the ramped-up rescue effort at the collapsed South Florida condo building. Bands of rain were expected to soak the rubble of the Champlain Towers South, which collapsed June 24, killing at least 28 people and leaving 117 p...

 2021-07-06 11:41 

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Norfolk man charged with arson after string of suspicious fires in West Ghent...

Officials arrested and charged Ryan Lee Elza, 42, with one count of arson in connection to a series of fires in West Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk....

 2021-07-06 11:31 

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How business can meaningfully give back without using big bucks | Expert column...

Giving back in time, talents, and contacts is crucial to sustainably transforming the world. There are many areas where you can make a difference, so get in the game....

 2021-07-06 11:31 

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Recruiting top talent takes detective work | Expert column...

This may explain in part why businesses are struggling to find the right talent — even as millions of people look for work and more companies hire again as the COVID-19 pandemic winds down. But this shortage issue isn't just about insufficient e...

 2021-07-06 11:30 

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Public records for the week of July 5...

View the latest commercial property transactions in Hampton Roads....

 2021-07-06 10:45 

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In novel ‘Dead by Dawn,’ lawman faces ambush and hypothermia...

Hard crime and the harsh wild combine in the 12th Mike Bowditch novel — Paul Doiron's superb series about a game warden in Maine....

 2021-07-06 10:30 

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‘I’m easily bored by books,’ says writer of 22 novels...

In her new bestseller, "The Vixen," Francine Prose portrays Ethel Rosenberg as a sexpot in a make-believe novel set in the 1950s publishing world. Prose isn't just trying to keep readers (and herself) engaged; she's also pillorying the com...

 2021-07-06 10:30 

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A flight attendant drafted her novel on cocktail napkins. It took off....

T.J. Newman has been a theater major, an actor without work; a babysitter, flyer distributor, bookseller, aspiring writer, flight attendant. And as she people-watched in the air one night, things clicked....

 2021-07-05 22:15 

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Editorial: Slavery commission needs time...

Legislative commission examining slavery and racial discrimination in Virginia should have the time it needs to produce a thorough report and strong recommendations....

 2021-07-05 22:14 

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Region/state roundup: Norfolk native Tony Brothers named as official for 10th NBA Finals...

Olive Branch, a Portsmouth Little League team, has reached the state Senior softball championship round....

 2021-07-05 22:10 

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Walt Handelsman: Vaccine Lottery...

Cartoon by Walt Handelsman for July 6, 2021....

 2021-07-05 22:05 

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Opinion: Can the left defend critical race theory? Or merely oppose its critics?...

Critical race theory advocates should tout the importance of their efforts rather than merely attacking critics, Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page writes....

 2021-07-05 22:00 

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Letters for July 6: Mayor Dyer’s plea to end the $300 unemployment benefits lacks compassion...

Letter writers oppose Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer's request to end $300 supplemental unemployment benefits, urge Eastern Virginia Medical School to partner with a university, and express opposition to the Protecting the Right to Organize Act....

 2021-07-05 17:00 

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Across South Hampton Roads, schools have seen an increase in summer school enrollment. With a bevy of new programs, Norfolk’s has been the highest....

Across Hampton Roads, more students are taking summer school classes. Norfolk, which pushed to increase summer participation, saw the sharpest increase with enrollment almost five times higher than 2 years ago....

 2021-07-05 15:58 

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More than 150 rabbits were seized from a Virginia Beach home. Some are now available for adoption....

The animals were collected last week after animal control officers went to check on a resident who has had an excessive number of rabbits in the past....

 2021-07-05 15:18 

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Trio marks 50th anniversary of Virginia-to-Florida bike trek...

In June 1971, three teenagers set off alone on an adventure that spanned six states and 1,186 miles....

 2021-07-05 14:28 

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Rubama: Grassfield grad Anthony Smith Jr. is a man of many talents, on the football field, in the classroom and in the community...

Grassfield's Anthony Smith Jr. is a man of many talents. In the past two weeks, the graduating senior received a $1,500 scholarship for being the 2021 recipient of the REAL Man Program. He also was honored with The Grizzly Medallion of Distinction, wh...

 2021-07-05 14:02 

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Former Norfolk Tide Cedric Mullins completes career resurrection with MLB All-Star nod...

Cedric Mullins will be Baltimore's representative in the July 13 MLB All-Star Game at Coors Field in Denver, completing a career resurrection that began two years ago when he was demoted to Double-A Bowie. Mullins played in 126 games with the Norfolk ...

 2021-07-05 13:40 

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Boy grazed by stray bullet in Suffolk, police say...

A child was grazed by a stray bullet in Suffolk Sunday night....

 2021-07-05 11:51 

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Less is more at zero-waste and refill shop in three Hampton Roads cities...

Chris Simmonds lived in St. Thomas as a child where he learned the importance of recycle and reuse. His three Less Than stores in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton offer sustainable options for everyday goods....

 2021-07-05 11:50 

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A couple who like ‘paying it forward’ see their deeds paid back...

Being able to stop for a bite between doctor appointments was nice enough. Then someone stepped in....

 2021-07-05 11:30 

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Delia Fiallo, master of the telenovela, dies at 96...

Even a warring Bosnian town found some bit of unity because of her works. The Cuban-born television writer, who lived in Coral Gables, was 96....

 2021-07-05 02:14 

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Tides shut down Charlotte for July 4 road victory...

Blasts by Tyler Nevin and Seth Mejias-Brean enable the Tides to split the six-game series....

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