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 2021-10-01 19:39 

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College football previews: NSU and Hampton play in Battle of the Bay and CNU hosts Kean...

Hampton hosts Norfolk State on Saturday at 2 p.m., while Kean visits Christopher Newport at 1 p.m....

 2021-10-01 18:54 

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Gardening Q&A: Don’t confuse ‘alkaline’ with ‘alkalinity’...

If a soil is alkaline, it has a pH above 7, columnist Ken Spencer notes. But "alkalinity" refers to a solution's ability to neutralize an acid. A problem with geraniums helps tell the tale....

 2021-10-01 18:22 

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‘I’m loving it at Hampton University’: Hezekiah Grimsley has no regrets about decision to leave Virginia Tech...

Hezekiah Grimsley liked the game day atmosphere at Virginia Tech, but the family atmosphere at Hampton University suits him better....

 2021-10-01 16:48 

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Peace at last for Virginia Beach family tired of ‘racist stuff’ blaring next door...

Jannique Martinez noticed the animal sounds and banjo music playing next door were unusually soft when she walked her kids to their school bus stop Sept. 24. Although the sounds are still playing, for Martinez and her family it's enough to get some pe...

 2021-10-01 15:28 

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Pat Robertson steps down as host of ‘The 700 Club’...

Regent University and Christian Broadcasting Network founder Pat Robertson is stepping down as host of "The 700 Club."...

 2021-10-01 14:26 

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‘Everything going the wrong way’: Dollar Tree and others hit a pandemic downturn...

Dollar stores, which pay among the lowest wages in the retail industry and often operate in areas where there is little competition, are stumbling in the later stages of the pandemic....

 2021-10-01 13:59 

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Delmonico steak the star at Just George’s in Virginia Beach...

New York strip steak is best washed down with the Pirate's Passion at Just George's Sports Bar....

 2021-10-01 13:59 

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With sports betting legal and casinos on the way, Virginia braces for a rise in gambling addiction...

As sports betting and casinos come to Virginia, behavioral health specialists are working to prevent and eventually treat problem gambling....

 2021-10-01 13:18 

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After tough loss, Old Dominion remains focused on what’s next: UTEP...

Since long before the season started, ODU coach Ricky Rahne has urged his players to "go 1-0," a decree imploring them to focus on the task at hand. This week's task is the Conference USA opener at Texas El Paso....

 2021-10-01 13:09 

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Bear attacks couple picnicking at Blue Ridge Parkway site in North Carolina...

Officials say the dog, which was not on a leash, ran toward the bear, which officials think may have aggravated the bear....

 2021-10-01 12:05 

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New crosswalks going up in Virginia Beach where two pedestrians have been killed this year...

Right now, pedestrians can cross the eight-lane thoroughfare at Northampton Blvd.'s intersections with Diamond Springs Road and Weslayan Drive, near the Norfolk outlet mall....

 2021-10-01 11:30 

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Calendar for the week of Oct. 4...

Save the dates for these upcoming events....

 2021-10-01 11:26 

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17-year-old shot and killed overnight in Portsmouth, police say...

The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy after a fatal shooting Thursday night....

 2021-10-01 03:55 

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Evan McPherson’s last-second field goal caps Bengals’ comeback win over Jaguars...

Cincinnati's Joe Burrow outdueled Jacksonville's Trevor Lawrence in a battle of the past two No. 1 draft picks. The Bengals (3-1) also spoiled Urban Meyer's return to Ohio, dropping the Jaguars to 0-4....

 2021-10-01 03:32 

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Virginia starts fast, gets remarkable touchdown catch, then survives when Miami misses last-second field goal...

The Cavaliers were inches away from an 0-3 start in the ACC, but Miami's field-goal attempt as time expired clanged off the upright....

 2021-10-01 02:46 

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

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

 2021-10-01 02:33 

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High School Highlights: Top-ranked Cox stays unbeaten, tops No. 2 First Colonial in field hockey showdown...

The Falcons (7-0) recorded a sixth consecutive shutout and haven't allowed a goal since a season-opening win against Collegiate School of Richmond. Elsewhere, the #757TeamzMVP leads Nansemond-Suffolk to a key TCIS victory....

 2021-10-01 00:08 

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Military suicides rise 15% as senior leaders call for action...

According to data released Thursday, there were 580 suicides last year compared with 504 the prior year. Of those, the number of suicides by Army National Guard troops jumped by about 35%, from 76 in 2019 to 103 last year, and the active duty Army saw a n...

 2021-09-30 23:55 

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Thursday’s NFL roundup: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson misses second straight practice with back issue...

Baltimore offensive coordinator Greg Roman doesn't believe Jackson's injury is serious....

 2021-09-30 22:45 

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400! Norfolk Academy’s Mary Werkheiser picks up milestone field hockey victory....

Third-ranked Norfolk Academy put on a dominant show on Werkheiser's big day, rolling to a 13-0 victory over Nansemond-Suffolk Thursday in Norfolk....

 2021-09-30 22:15 

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Editorial: Trible’s impressive legacy...

Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible, who announced he would retire in 2022, improved his school and the region during a life of service....

 2021-09-30 22:05 

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Opinion: In Annapolis, an accounting of what they lost on the day of the Capital shooting...

Heartbreaking stories of loss marked the sentencing of the man convicted of killing five Maryland journalists, Baltimore Sun columnist Dan Rodricks writes....

 2021-09-30 22:00 

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Letters for Oct. 1: Hampton Roads’ governmental structure is the problem when it comes to arenas...

Letter writers urge residents to take a closer look at how Hampton Roads cities compete against each other to the region's detriment, advocate for cutting defense spending to keep the debt limit down, and argue we should focus spending on domestic edu...

 2021-09-30 21:36 

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League leader Durham limits Tides to 3 hits...

Tommy Romero combined with three relievers on the three-hitter, helping the Bulls improve to 7-0 in the Triple-A "Final Stretch."...

 2021-09-30 21:20 

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Flood insurance is getting a huge overhaul. Here’s what it means in Hampton Roads....

About half of those with national flood insurance in Hampton Roads will see their premiums immediately decrease. But the other half will have prices go up....

 2021-09-30 20:43 

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Youngkin dodges vaccine question, drawing criticism from Democrats...

Both Glenn Youngkin and his opponent, Democratic former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, have praised the COVID-19 vaccine and say they've gotten the shot themselves. But McAuliffe favors vaccine mandates while Youngkin has been outspoken against them....

 2021-09-30 20:00 

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Norfolk teacher blamed for West Ghent arson had homicidal thoughts against cellmates, psychologist says...

According to a psychologist's report, former Lake Taylor Middle School teacher Ryan Elza suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder. He also expressed "homicidal ideations" toward his cellmates, the psyc...

 2021-09-30 19:59 

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Tabb’s first-year coach isn’t just battling rival York. He’s also facing his mentor and his father....

When Tabb coach Brent Ashley faces York, he'll be competing against the team he captained, the coach he played for and his dad - York's athletic director and former coach. At least mom will be cheering for him....

 2021-09-30 19:51 

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Region/state roundup: NSU legend headlines ‘Call to the Hall’ on Nov. 16 in Virginia Beach...

Former Norfolk State basketball star Bob Dandridge will talk about his recent induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and other topics at Zeiders American Dream Theater in Town Center....

 2021-09-30 18:52 

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Mick Jagger walked into a North Carolina bar — and no one noticed, owner says...

No adoring fans to shrug off, no security guards by his side as Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger enjoyed the night air on the patio of the Thirsty Beaver Saloon in Charlotte....

 2021-09-30 18:00 

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ACC This Week: Unbeaten Boston College gets a crack at No. 25 Clemson...

BC is 4-0 for the first time since starting with eight straight wins in 2007, and the Tigers (2-2, 1-1 ACC) seem ripe for the picking after a double-overtime loss last week to North Carolina State....

 2021-09-30 17:52 

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Child younger than 10 dies of COVID-19 in Eastern Virginia; second juvenile death this week...

As of Thursday, three children are known to have died of COVID-19 or its complications in the region....

 2021-09-30 17:46 

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Molinaro: Brotherly banter from Peyton and Eli can be a welcome distraction on Monday Night Football...

Columnist Bob Molinaro writes that the Mannings almost made viewers forget they were watching another awful NFC East game between Dallas and Philly....

 2021-09-30 17:39 

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Despite pandemic, more Virginia students graduated in 2021...

Most Hampton Roads districts bested the state average, but as a region, graduation rates lagged slightly behind — 91.7% of seniors in the seven cities graduated on time....

 2021-09-30 17:00 

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Virginia Bonsai Society instills patience in cultivating miniature trees in Chesapeake...

The art of bonsai takes a great deal of skill and perseverance, but it can be rewarding....

 2021-09-30 16:24 

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Filipino festival returns to Virginia Beach this weekend...

Fil Fest USA will feature a Zumbathon, a lumpia eating contest and a pageant and will be held at Mount Trashmore Saturday and Sunday....

 2021-09-30 16:01 

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Being ‘Pootie’: Norfolk State star quarterback Juwan Carter paves his own path as a role model after others guided him....

Norfolk State QB Juwan Carter is poised to become the most prolific passer in school history. But originally he was a baseball player following in his brother's footsteps....

 2021-09-30 15:26 

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Norfolk residents will start having access to second internet provider in the spring...

MetroNet will provide a second internet option for Norfolk residents. Bringing service to the entire city will take three to four years....

 2021-09-30 15:07 

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757Teamz picks: No. 3 Green Run and No. 5 Ocean Lakes meet in Beach District showdown of unbeatens...

Elsewhere, No. 10 Indian River (2-0) plays top-ranked Oscar Smith (3-1) in Southeastern District battle....

 2021-09-30 14:45 

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5th gun confiscated from school in same North Carolina system this month...

No student or teacher was harmed, according to the sheriff's office. The student wasn't identified because they are a juvenile....

 2021-09-30 14:13 

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‘Battle of the Bay’ between Norfolk State, Hampton has a storied history. Here are some of the rivalry’s memorable moments....

The pandemic kept the teams off the field last season, but they've met 53 times since 1963, and this year's winner will gain the edge in a series that is tied at 26-26-1....

 2021-09-30 13:00 

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Week 5 - Hampton Roads High School Football Stats | A look at leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, defense and kicking...

A look at Hampton Roads high school football leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, defense and kicking....

 2021-09-30 12:34 

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Congress is trying, again, to end hunger in the military...

Provisions in both the House and Senate versions of the annual defense policy bill would create a "basic needs allowance."...

 2021-09-30 11:45 

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Church Street Jazz concert series bringing Bob James, Norman Brown to Norfolk; Najee performs Saturday...

The popular Church Street Jazz series returns with an all-star lineup from October through next spring. It starts Saturday with saxophonist Najee....

 2021-09-30 11:25 

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Military units track guns using tech that could undermine troops on the battlefield, AP finds...

The rollout on Army and Air Force bases continues even though the Department of Defense itself describes putting the technology in firearms as a "significant"; security risk....

 2021-09-30 09:45 

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From Poe to Poirot, animals have figured into mysteries...

Columnist Bill Ruehlmann appreciates a new collection edited by the British mystery scholar Martin Edwards, "Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries."...

 2021-09-30 02:51 

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Tides strike out 15 times in series-opening loss to Durham...

Facing the best team in the Triple-A East, the Tides could only muster five hits in the opener of their final series of the season....

 2021-09-30 02:29 

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High school scoreboard | Wednesday’s scores and Thursday’s schedule...

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

 2021-09-29 23:44 

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Wednesday’s NFL roundup: Bucs add CB Richard Sherman to injury-ravaged secondary...

The five-time Pro Bowl cornerback agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday and admitted that quarterback Tom Brady helped recruit him....

 2021-09-29 23:14 

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25-year-old woman dies after shooting in Norfolk off Berkley Avenue...

Dispatchers received a call around 1:10 p.m. about a person who had been shot in the 700 block of Rockingham Road, police said in a news release....

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