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 2021-07-24 21:42 

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1 dies in Chesapeake crash near North Carolina border, police say...

When officers arrived, they found two vehicles that had been involved in a crash. One was a white Dodge sedan, which was found flipped over and in a ditch....

 2021-07-24 18:39 

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North Carolina is testing drones to get emergency supplies to Ocracoke...

The first delivered a small survival kit, space blankets and a chocolate muffin to Ocracoke, while the second delivered bottles of water, according to the news release....

 2021-07-24 15:26 

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As delta COVID-19 variant spreads, fewer Virginians getting 1st doses of vaccine...

Over 540 new coronavirus cases are being diagnosed throughout Virginia each day, up from the 100 to 200 caseload averages of June....

 2021-07-24 15:13 

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University of Virginia lecturer remains missing in Shenandoah; car was found wrecked...

The National Park Service is leading efforts to find Julia Christine Devlin, a 55-year-old University of Virginia economics department lecturer who was last seen in Charlottesville July 14, news outlets reported....

 2021-07-24 14:08 

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One of the internet’s most extraordinary food documents has found a home in Virginia...

Lynne Olver built her massive Food Timeline with rudimentary coding and more than 15 years' labor. After she died unexpectedly, her husband couldn't find a custodian for it. And then, a writer had a hankering for bread pudding, and some scholars a...

 2021-07-24 13:33 

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North Carolina car dealership apologizes for derogatory term for Black customer...

Lumberton Honda posted a picture Thursday on its Facebook page of Trinity Bethune standing in front of a car outside of the dealership and a comment congratulating her on buying her first car, news outlets reported. But instead of using her real name, the...

 2021-07-24 13:09 

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Gardening Q&A: Is it safe to use grass clippings in the garden?...

Grass clippings can be used as mulch in the garden, under certain conditions....

 2021-07-24 12:53 

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Elaine Luria’s pro-Navy, centrist identity may get test over Jan. 6 committee...

The assignment could carry serious political risks for Luria — who's seen as a centrist who has worked to bolster her bipartisan credentials and policy pursuits across the ideological spectrum....

 2021-07-24 10:48 

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Tides fall behind by 17, lose for 11th time in 12 games...

Cody Roberts slugs a grand slam in a seven-run Norfolk inning, but it comes after Gwinnett takes a 17-0 lead....

 2021-07-24 00:45 

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21-year-old man arrested in connection with July 16 shooting in Norfolk...

The shooting happened around 9:40 p.m. July 16 at a convenience store on Tidewater Drive....

 2021-07-24 00:41 

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President Biden campaigns for McAuliffe in early test of his political clout...

The president stood before an enthusiastic and largely unmasked crowd who gathered around a park pavilion and playground on a warm July night. He emphasized that he shared the same vision as McAuliffe about the need for greater public investments in order...

 2021-07-23 23:13 

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Norfolk school board member says St. Paul’s plan makes it harder to serve children...

Former vice chairman Rodney Jordan is siding with plaintiffs in a lawsuit who say Norfolk's plan to move people out of public housing will further divide the city....

 2021-07-23 23:13 

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Norfolk school board member says St. Paul’s plan makes it harder to serve children...

Former vice chairman Rodney Jordan is siding with plaintiffs in a lawsuit who say Norfolk's plan to move people out of public housing will further divide the city....

 2021-07-23 23:09 

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Region/state roundup: NSU earns four All-Academic track and field honors...

Norfolk State sprinters Kiara Grant and Anthony Franklin and both the NSU men's and women's track and field teams earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association....

 2021-07-23 22:10 

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Walt Handelsman: New Torch...

Cartoon by Walt Handelsman for July 24, 2021....

 2021-07-23 22:05 

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Opinion: Attacks on critical race theory reopen old wounds...

Debate over critical race theory threatens to undermine the coalition at the center of the Democratic Party, Pete Saunders writes in a column for Bloomberg Opinion....

 2021-07-23 22:05 

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Opinion: Police suicides remind us that officers need care too...

As we call on our local police departments to help us, we should remember that they sometimes need our help, too, Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page writes....

 2021-07-23 22:01 

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Virginia Beach officers receive Congressional medal for roles in mass shooting...

For the first time since the shooting, city and state officials publicly recognized sergeants Peter Koepp and Mark Laino, along with master police officers Bobby Meis and Christopher Watkins. Each officer received a Congressional Medal of Bravery for thei...

 2021-07-23 22:00 

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Letters for July 24: Thank you Norfolk airport staff and fellow passengers for your kindness...

Letter writers applaud Norfolk International Airport staff and passengers, advocate for facts not indoctrination tactics, and urge investment in public transportation....

 2021-07-23 21:20 

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon leaving Virginia Beach after this year...

The series, which includes a half marathon, 5K race and one mile sprint, will take place for the final time on Sept. 4-5, the event runners announced Friday in a statement on its Facebook....

 2021-07-23 20:03 

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Former Norfolk letter carrier receives probation for dumping mail...

Denita Brown told a judge in federal court Friday she was repeatedly threatened with being fired if she didn't deliver her mail by a certain time....

 2021-07-23 18:30 

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Josh Berry, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s driver, is among many contenders in Hampton Heat at Langley Speedway...

As many as a dozen drivers could contend for the Hampton Heat 200 checkered flag at Langley Speedway on Saturday....

 2021-07-23 17:29 

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He turned pro and thought his Olympic dream was over. But Norfolk boxer Keyshawn Davis is going for gold in Tokyo....

Keyshawn Davis will represent the United States at the Tokyo Olympics. But it almost didn't happen....

 2021-07-23 16:47 

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4 police officers honored with Congressional Medal of Bravery for role in Virginia Beach mass shooting...

City and state leaders will present the award....

 2021-07-23 15:15 

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Who’s competing from the 757 in the Olympics? Here’s a day-by-day schedule for each athlete....

Ten athletes with Hampton Roads ties are in Tokyo to go for gold in the Olympics. Follow them with a this handy guide, including each athlete's full schedule and a daily slate....

 2021-07-23 15:04 

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Boat sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, leaving marinas without inventory and searching for workers...

Over the past year, out on the water supplanted out on the town....

 2021-07-23 14:46 

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Springsteen and Obama to publish book based on their Spotify series...

Their podcast — "Renegades," a series of frank conversations about race, fatherhood, social justice and American identity — became one of top worldwide podcasts on Spotify. The two avoided partisanship but spoke generally about the urg...

 2021-07-23 14:00 

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Rick’s Cafe serves up homestyle breakfast in Virginia Beach...

Rick's offers a variety of items for breakfast and lunch, including the Two Egg Platter with chicken-fried chicken....

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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Norfolk’s aging schools badly need repairs. Officials want to use pandemic money to fix that....

School officials have come up with an ambitious effort to repair aging schools — a pressing need before the pandemic, but one that didn't have funding before now....

 2021-07-23 12:31 

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Navy has upgraded fire safety, plans to deploy advanced Zumwalt destroyer, admiral says...

Problems with the Navy's littoral combat ships, faulty new technology and the loss of the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard to fire in San Diego last year have stressed a fleet already under scrutiny in the wake of two deadly ship collisions in...

 2021-07-23 11:28 

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Calendar for the week of July 26...

Save the dates for these upcoming events....

 2021-07-23 11:19 

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Man fatally shot outside Hunters Point Apartments in Chesapeake, police say...

This incident is currently under investigation....

 2021-07-23 02:40 

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Stripers belt four home runs, deal Tides their 10th loss in 11 games...

Starter Kevin Smith gives up five runs in three innings to the Atlanta Braves' top affiliate....

 2021-07-22 23:28 

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A Norfolk man is charged with drugging and raping a woman. Two others mysteriously died in his apartment....

Michael Ebong is being held in the Norfolk city jail without bond. But his current charges have nothing to do with the two dead women found in his apartment over the past year. He's charged with a rape and abduction alleged to have occurred May 22....

 2021-07-22 22:34 

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Region/State roundup: Holly Springs ends Pilots’ winning streak at eight...

VCU extends Mike Rhoades' basketball coaching contract through 2026-27....

 2021-07-22 22:15 

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Editorial: Rooting for the games...

The Olympic Games are scheduled to begin today. Let's hope, for the sake of athletes and spectators alike, they proceed as planned....

 2021-07-22 22:10 

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Steve Breen: Wrestling With COVID...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for July 23, 2021....

 2021-07-22 22:05 

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Opinion: Preparing for Tokyo’s ‘Quiet Olympics’...

The Olympic Games which begin this weekend in Japan will be different in many ways, but the absence of spectators will be most notable, David Leon Moore writes in a column for the Los Angeles Times....

 2021-07-22 22:00 

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Glenn Youngkin earns conservation status for 30-acre horse farm, cutting its tax bill by 95%...

Republican Virginia gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin and his wife cut the real estate tax bill on their horse farm when they successfully petitioned Fairfax County to designate the more than 30-acre property around their Great Falls home as agricultur...

 2021-07-22 22:00 

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Letters for July 23: Racial profiling isn’t a systemic issue for American police departments...

Letter writers oppose the idea that racial profiling is systemic in American police departments, advocate for more access to Virginia's community colleges, and urge residents to put their trash in the can....

 2021-07-22 21:23 

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ACC Kickoff Notebook: Conference alignment, playoff expansion had coaches, officials abuzz...

Hokies coach Justin Fuente said College Football Playoff expansion "might be good for Virginia Tech but bad for college football." He said enlarging the field gives the Hokies a better chance of landing a playoff berth, but he wonders what impact ...

 2021-07-22 20:53 

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Remember Creed from “The Office”? He’s coming to Harbor Park....

Creed Bratton, who played himself in "The Office" as a deviant former hippie and homeless man employed at Dunder Mifflin as the quality assurance director, will make an appearance at the ballpark Aug. 25,, the Norfolk Tides announced Thursday....

 2021-07-22 20:50 

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They don’t have access to fresh produce. So fresh produce is coming to them....

In its latest initiative to combat hunger, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore has launched a fleet of four "mobile markets," which brings fresh food directly into neighborhoods identified as food deserts....

 2021-07-22 20:27 

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99 problems? ACC coaches, players mull the new world of college football now that athletes can profit from name, image and likeness....

Coaches and other officials said they supported the end of restrictions on money-making but were concerned about the impact down the road. Meanwhile, North Carolina star QB Sam Howell has hired a marketing team....

 2021-07-22 18:40 

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ACC football notebook: Florida State QB McKenzie Milton ready to return two years after gruesome injury...

Milton hasn't played in a game since dislocating his right knee and suffering ligament, nerve and artery damage while playing for Central Florida in November of 2018. He went 27-6 in three seasons at UCF....

 2021-07-22 18:32 

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Police looking for 19-year-old in connection with shooting in Portsmouth...

Police have named William Choate, of Portsmouth, as a person of interest and say they want to question the 19-year-old....

 2021-07-22 18:28 

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Meet the All-Tidewater Softball first and second teams...

Nansemond-Suffolk9;s Madison Inscoe, the All-Tidewater Player of the Year, highlights this year's first team....

 2021-07-22 17:45 

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Norfolk Academy’s Kayla Wilson caps impressive year with spot on swimming World Cup roster, commitment to Stanford...

Wilson was named to the junior team for the FINA World Cup after her performance at the USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials earlier this summer....

 2021-07-22 17:43 

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Molinaro: Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo turned in a dazzling Game 6 performance that made the NBA Finals worth watching...

Columnist Bob Molinaro writes that the NBA star's 50-point, 14-rebound, five-blocks performance was as great as anything the league or sports has ever seen....

 2021-07-22 17:17 

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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s Madison Inscoe is the All-Tidewater Softball Player of the Year...

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy's Madison Inscoe used strong bat and arm to lead Saints to second consecutive softball state title....

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