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 2021-07-04 22:10 

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Walt Handelsman: Real Estate Listings...

Cartoon by Walt Handelsman for July 5, 2021....

 2021-07-04 22:05 

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Opinion: For Biden, things got complicated quickly...

The president's competing competing statements about pending legislation show the challenge he faces with Congress, Dallas Morning News columnist Carl Leubsdorf writes....

 2021-07-04 22:05 

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Opinion: The impact of our war on police is plainly evident...

Political attacks on police have officers fleeing the service, leading to a spike in violent crime, Tribune columnist Jay Ambrose writes....

 2021-07-04 22:00 

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Letters for July 5: More jets in Hampton bring jobs, economic growth and freedom...

Letter writers show support for bringing more F-22 fighters to Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, urge residents to call their friends out when they support the "big lie," and question whether the U.S. is giving COVID-19 vaccines to the right coun...

 2021-07-04 19:54 

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Billy Hubbard earns Virginia Sprint Car Series victory at Langley Speedway...

Chase McAdams posts a pair of Super Truck victories at the Hampton track....

 2021-07-04 18:14 

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WHRO debuting film about unearthing history, burial sites of one of America’s oldest Black churches in Williamsburg...

WHRO is debuting on Sunday, July 4 a short film called "Buried History: First Baptist Church," a short documentary that follows the excavation of Historic First Baptist Church of Williamsburg-Nassau Street, one of the country's oldest African ...

 2021-07-04 17:38 

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Ocean City fireworks explode unintentionally on beach...

Fireworks were unintentionally detonated as they were being set up for an Independence Day show in Ocean City, Maryland....

 2021-07-04 16:07 

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Virginia Employment Commission facing pressure to improve performance as frustrations mount...

Throughout the pandemic, the Virginia Unemployment Commission has kept people waiting for their benefits. Now, it has orders to resolve the backlog of claims and improve internal infrastructure....

 2021-07-04 15:30 

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Woman found dead near Suffolk train tracks on Fourth of July...

Police are conducting an "undetermined death investigation."...

 2021-07-04 14:48 

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No fireworks expected from coronavirus, but delta variant is newest threat...

In Eastern Virginia, intensive care unit hospitalizations have decreased for the past 100 days. But with pockets of under-vaccinated populations throughout the region, public health experts warn the pandemic isn't over yet....

 2021-07-04 13:34 

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‘Massive’ American flag greets boaters at entrance to Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach...

Mariners cruising through the heavily traveled Oceanfront inlet get a giant patriotic welcome thanks to Virginia Beach businesswoman Cheryl McLeskey....

 2021-07-04 13:24 

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Virginia MOCA launching new logo, website as part of rebranding project...

Look for a refreshed logo, website and mission statement by mid-July: "I've had people who've known us forever who say 'You're not a museum. You're an art center,'" said executive director Gary Ryan. "It dawned on all o...

 2021-07-04 12:33 

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Literary Notes: Independence Day, a day for reading one thing above all — the Declaration...

On freedoms, sacrifice and gratitude — and more work to be done....

 2021-07-04 10:30 

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A writer whose life and memoir recall the scruffy, Wild West world of publishing...

Lawrence Block has written many books, under many names — from Sheldon Lord to Jill Emerson to Dr. Benjamin Morse. Some, clearly, were of dubious legality....

 2021-07-04 04:13 

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Region/State roundup: Saturday night romp at CNU moves Lionsbridge to brink of soccer playoff berth...

The Tri-City Chili Peppers take out their frustrations on the Peninsula Pilots, ending a nine-game losing streak....

 2021-07-04 03:10 

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Cumberland clobbers two homers as Tides win...

A five-digit crowd in Charlotte sees one of Norfolk's better offensive nights of the Triple-A East season....

 2021-07-03 22:15 

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The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America...

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776....

 2021-07-03 22:10 

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Steve Breen: E. Pluribus Unum...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for July 4, 2021....

 2021-07-03 22:05 

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Opinion: New U.Va. rector steps into high-profile crucible...

The new rector at the University of Virginia will need to be a "a close colleague, an advisor, an ally" in a complicated, political moment for higher education, columnist Gordon C. Morse writes....

 2021-07-03 22:05 

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Opinion: Lower the temperature of history instruction debate...

Public schools should be able to teach our children about our nation's history in an intellectually honest way, Virginia Beach City Public Schools Superintendent Aaron Spence writes in a guest column....

 2021-07-03 22:05 

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Opinion: VA must fulfill its promises to the nation’s veterans...

Congress voted to allow veterans to access local providers for health care and the VA must follow through, Garrett Carthart of Mission Roll Call writes in a guest column....

 2021-07-03 22:00 

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Letters for July 4: Teach students ‘how to learn,’ as opposed to ‘what to think’...

Letter writers urge teachers to teach students "how to learn," advocate for better mental health services funding, and decry the U.S. Postal Services' delivery problems....

 2021-07-03 21:04 

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In its 102nd year, Portsmouth neighborhood’s Independence Day celebration is time for unity...

At the Cradock Annual Patriotic Salute in Portsmouth, small business vendors and food trucks set up shop, a DJ played music and about 13 kids rode bikes and scooters, parade-style, around Afton Square....

 2021-07-03 20:25 

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Hampton Roads baseball players in the pros: How they’re faring in the majors and minors...

See how your favorite players from the 757, including Tampa Bay's Brandon Lowe, are producing in baseball's major and minor leagues this season....

 2021-07-03 19:13 

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Someone’s $2 ticket hit Mega Millions jackpot in North Carolina, but the winner may not know...

The ticket won the biggest prize nationally in Friday's drawing, officials said, along with one sold in California....

 2021-07-03 17:02 

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Portsmouth firefighter was shot in elbow while breaking up fistfight between two neighbors...

Deputy Fire Chief Justin Arnold said the firefighter was released from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital at 2 a.m. Tuesday....

 2021-07-03 15:58 

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Virginia Beach is spending $2.8 million on more land for Pharrell-backed surf park project...

The property is slated for future development but will be temporarily used for parking for construction workers during the first phase of the project....

 2021-07-03 14:50 

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Man airlifted to hospital with critical injuries after vehicle overturned in Suffolk...

A man sustained critical injuries and was airlifted to the hospital after his vehicle overturned in Suffolk, officials say....

 2021-07-03 14:50 

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Could 3D printing a house be an affordable housing solution? In Richmond, they’re testing it out....

You might have heard of a 3D printer making small, plastic items for doll furniture and models, but 3D printers can also make life-size projects, including a 1,550-square-foot home planned for South Richmond....

 2021-07-03 14:02 

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Hampton and Norfolk State filled out their football coaching staffs recently. In ‘cutthroat business,’ loyalty can trump talent....

Hampton coach Robert Prunty and Norfolk State coach Dawson Odums filled out their coaching staffs in recent weeks and say loyalty is key to breeding a successful culture....

 2021-07-03 13:05 

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A place for community: After more than a year, Virginia Beach senior center opens its doors...

The center, located in the far southern reaches of Virginia Beach, opened June 22 after the coronavirus shuttered its doors for more 15 months....

 2021-07-03 12:00 

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Gardening Q&A: Cool-season crops can be planted in summer, with pampering...

A reader couldn't plant greens on time because of short supply. Ken Spencer offers tips, and guides for future crops....

 2021-07-03 11:59 

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With new funding pouring in, Virginia flood program readies for first round of projects...

Flooding throughout the state, and particularly Hampton Roads, has gotten worse in recent years....

 2021-07-03 10:45 

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Debut story collection captures how the (reasonably) privileged live now...

In "Objects of Desire" they have education, status and usually money — and uncertainty and struggles with despair....

 2021-07-03 03:30 

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Charlotte blanks Tides on 3-hitter...

The Tides' offense couldn't get on track, managing only three hits and striking out 13 times in a 4-0 loss at Charlotte....

 2021-07-02 23:58 

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Region/state roundup: U.Va. finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup...

Virginia finished 11th in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup competition, marking the 14th consecutive year the Cavaliers have placed in the top 25. Points are awarded by a school's NCAA postseason finish in 19 sports....

 2021-07-02 22:10 

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Marshall Ramsey: Good Luck...

Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey for July 3, 2021....

 2021-07-02 22:05 

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Opinion: An ominous prelude to the Fourth of July...

Liberals and conservatives committed to the values we celebrate on the Fourth of July should be concerned about their vitality, Tribune News columnist John M. Crisp writes....

 2021-07-02 22:05 

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Opinion: Stop lauding Gen. Milley’s evasions on critical race theory...

Don't conflate public oversight of the military, which is a fundamental design of our federal government, with attacks on military personnel, Ramesh Ponnuru of Bloomberg Opinion writes....

 2021-07-02 22:03 

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Hershee Bar reopening as part of a development plan for Five Points in Norfolk, owners say...

"We have many blocks where there are no places safe places for people to go and grab a healthy meal, to sit down and have a soda and just have communion together," Annette Stone said....

 2021-07-02 22:00 

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Letters for July 3: It’s time to open the DMV for walk-in services...

Letter writers advocate for walk-in services to resume at the Department of Motor Vehicles, urge people to use forgiveness instead of critical race theory, and push for carbon pricing....

 2021-07-02 20:28 

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New book tells storied history of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament...

The tournament participants read like a who's who of basketball with such former performers as Rick Berry, Dave Cowens, Earl Monroe, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen, Doug Moe, Dennis Rodman and Jimmy Walker....

 2021-07-02 19:14 

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Virginia Beach City Councilwoman Jessica Abbott resigns due to health concerns...

Abbott, 32, didn't offer further details on the health concerns that prompted her resignation but said that she "must take some time to focus on [her] health and well-being."...

 2021-07-02 19:00 

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4 children shot in Norfolk; 1 has life-threatening injuries...

Dispatchers received a call shortly after 2 p.m. about a shooting in the the 900 block of Madison Avenue, police said on Twitter....

 2021-07-02 18:16 

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34-year-old man killed in Portsmouth shooting, police say...

Dispatchers received a report of a man with gunshot wounds at the corner of Aylwin Road and Connor Place at 6:38 p.m. Thursday....

 2021-07-02 17:59 

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Watch out for bogus bills: This Peninsula restaurant owner wants others to be on the lookout for counterfeit money...

Baxter Simmons posted a warning on Facebook to other restaurant owners about the fake money recently passed at his business, Paradise Ocean Club in Fort Monroe. "These bills look real at first, but they feel a little off and obviously have the words &...

 2021-07-02 16:56 

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Former WHRO host Cathy Lewis launches podcast to tackle region’s ‘most concerning’ issues...

"The Cathy Lewis Show" picks up where Lewis' WHRO show left off in May. The podcast launched in June and will be weekly by mid-July....

 2021-07-02 15:38 

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From 757 to Tokyo: Hampton Roads athletes who have qualified for Olympics...

Here's a look at the athletes slated to compete in the Games in Tokyo, with high school, college or hometown, event and schedule. Opening ceremonies are July 23....

 2021-07-02 15:33 

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Rick’s Frozen Custard offers custard creations, barbecue in Portsmouth...

A giant cone atop the sign makes it easy to spy Rick's, a custard stand with a few fast food options....

 2021-07-02 14:50 

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Recall petition against state Sen. Louise Lucas dismissed by judge...

A Virginia law for a recall trial of certain officials doesn't apply to state lawmakers because the commonwealth's constitution provides a process to remove them, Chesapeake Circuit Court Judge John Brown found....

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