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 2021-09-18 16:03 

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Ken Burns on his highly anticipated Ali documentary — which debuts Sunday — and being ‘greedy’ when it comes to history...

Ken Burns' 33rd documentary," Muhammad Ali," debuts at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 on PBS, locally on WHRO. It is a four-part documentary that looks the life of one of the most consequential men of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing...

 2021-09-18 15:27 

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‘I thought a princess lived here’: Historic 19th-century Virginia inn gets new life...

Built between 1889-93 by William H. Pierce, The Oaks Queen Anne Victorian mansion is the oldest house in its present-day historic neighborhood. And it is the only structure left there dating to the 19th century, according to the Virginia Department of His...

 2021-09-18 14:15 

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A North Carolina mom wanted a playset for her child, but it was against city code. So she decided to change the rules....

In Raleigh, large playsets fall in the same zoning category as doghouses, sheds and detached garages. A one-story building must be at least 10 feet from the back and side property lines, and 20 feet for a two-story structure....

 2021-09-18 14:15 

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A North Carolina mom wanted a playset for her child, but it was against city code. So she decided to change the rules....

In Raleigh, large playsets fall in the same zoning category as doghouses, sheds and detached garages. A one-story building must be at least 10 feet from the back and side property lines, and 20 feet for a two-story structure....

 2021-09-18 14:05 

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Virginia State extends basketball coach Blow’s contract...

William & Mary has named interim coaches in baseball and women's tennis after their head coaches resigned this week....

 2021-09-18 13:30 

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After more than 35 years in Portsmouth, last Golden Skillet in Hampton Roads closes Sunday...

The Portsmouth fried chicken spot has been serving up gizzards, hush puppies and fish for more than 35 years....

 2021-09-18 12:59 

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Police say they’re ready for Capitol rally supporting Jan. 6 rioters...

Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said at a news conference Friday it was difficult to say whether threats of violence for the Saturday event are credible, but "chatter" online and elsewhere has been similar to intelligence that was missed in Januar...

 2021-09-18 12:16 

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France says Australia-US submarine deal ‘huge mistake’...

"This has been a huge mistake, a very, very bad handling of the partnership," French envoy Jean-Pierre Thebault said, explaining that the arms agreement between Paris and Canberra was supposed to be based "on trust, mutual understanding and si...

 2021-09-18 09:45 

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Literary Notes: In Woodward and Costa’s ‘Peril,’ an account of a general’s desperate outreach to China...

Also: The Norfolk Forum this season is bringing in Neil deGrasse Tyson, James Stavridis, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Ina Garten; and The Muse, which is gearing up for its next session of classes, shifts Tuesday evening for a chat with author Marisa Silver....

 2021-09-18 03:28 

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Stowers’ walk-off hit in 10th sends Tides past Jumbo Shrimp...

Norfolk capitalizes on a throwing error by a Jacksonville pitcher in the 10th inning before Kyle Stowers' game-ending single....

 2021-09-18 03:23 

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Friday Night Highlights: Lake Taylor’s furious rally stops upset-minded Norview...

Aaron McDaniel threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Elijah Washington on fourth-and-goal with 3.4 seconds left to complete Lake Taylor's improbable come-from-behind victory over Norview. Plus, the rest of Friday night's action....

 2021-09-18 03:21 

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Lafayette rallies from 10-point second half deficit to stop York...

The defending Class 3 state champions Rams win 13th consecutive Bay Rivers District game despite a spectacular outing by York's Jordin Lennon....

 2021-09-18 03:12 

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

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

 2021-09-18 02:46 

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Oscar Smith shut out for the first time since 2002 as St. John Bosco dominates Tigers...

Nationally ranked St. John Bosco hands top-ranked Oscar Smith its first shutout since 2002 with a loss in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 7,000 fans at Beard-DeLong-Easley Stadium on Friday night....

 2021-09-17 23:51 

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Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office warns about fraudulent jury duty scheme...

The scammer will identify themselves as a law enforcement officer, claiming the person has a warrant out for their arrest because they missed a jury duty summons. To avoid an arrest, the victim must transfer money onto Green Dot cards and bring them to a ...

 2021-09-17 23:44 

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Region/state roundup: Virginia Beach’s Evan Beck takes VSGA Mid-Amateur lead...

The former Norfolk Academy and Wake Forest player is trying to achieve a double that hasn't been accomplished since 1983....

 2021-09-17 22:10 

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Chip Bok: Replacements...

Cartoon by Chip Bok for Sept. 18, 2021....

 2021-09-17 22:05 

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Opinion: Managing a mentally unbalanced president...

The real problem with Gen. Mark Milley isn't how he handled President Trump's final days in office, but that he was forced to act at all, Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. writes,...

 2021-09-17 22:05 

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Opinion: No, Gen. Milley, President Trump wasn’t losing it...

The risks that the country, the rule of law and our institutions still confront weren't changed by Gen. Milley's decisions, Bloomberg columnist Timothy O'Brien writes....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Letters for Sept. 18: Chesapeake’s 9/11 remembrance service was just what we needed...

Letter writers thank the city of Chesapeake for its 9/11 remembrance ceremony, express doubt about unvaccinated individuals seeking out medicine that might stop COVID-19 from advancing, and urge Democrats to end the filibuster or modify it....

 2021-09-17 21:29 

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Prosecutor’s attempt to get accused hitman’s prior testimony admitted at trial held up by judge’s ruling...

It's still unknown whether testimony from accused hitman Richard Stoner will actually be heard by jurors at the trial of the man charged with hiring him....

 2021-09-17 20:50 

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High school football scoreboard: Friday night’s games...

Check back throughout the night for updates, and follow us on Twitter for scores and highlights @757Teamz.com....

 2021-09-17 20:00 

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Norfolk State plays home opener, while Hampton and W&M hit the road...

Norfolk State hosts Elizabeth City State, while William & Mary heads to Colgate and Hampton plays Howard in Washington, D.C. CNU hosts Ferrum....

 2021-09-17 19:30 

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500 wins and counting: Coach Mike Smith, Hampton High can add to a glorious football history...

Hampton can gift head coach Mike Smith his 500th victory with a win over Menchville at noon on Saturday. A look back at Smith's success in each decade since he took over during the 1970s....

 2021-09-17 18:10 

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North Carolina judges strike down state’s voter ID law...

The judges agreed with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by racial bias as a way to remain in power....

 2021-09-17 17:58 

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Hip-hop festival making a comeback at Norfolk brewery will highlight rising Virginia talent...

Organizers said $34.99 will get folks a general admission ticket, while a $54.99 VIP ticket comes with two drink tickets and merch, like t-shirts, totes, key chains and other goodies....

 2021-09-17 17:45 

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No. 15 Virginia Tech, West Virginia set to battle for Black Diamond Trophy at sold-out Mountaineer Field...

"If we go out here and we get this win, it will show that we're a real football team, that we're a team that should be reckoned with," Virginia Tech center Brock Hoffman said....

 2021-09-17 17:13 

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Federal lawsuit filed by relatives of woman who died at Portsmouth city jail settles for $500,000...

Pamela Riddick died at the Portsmouth city jail in August 2017, less than two days after being booked and telling jail staff she was suffering from heroin withdrawal. A lawsuit filed by the family said deputies failed to check on her as required, then fal...

 2021-09-17 17:00 

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Virginia aims to continue dominance of No. 21 North Carolina in key ACC matchup...

The Cavaliers (2-0) haven't lost to the Tar Heels in the every-year-since-1919 series since October 2016....

 2021-09-17 16:45 

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Jamestown Rediscovery’s archaeological team finds evidence of Bacon’s Rebellion nearly 345 years later...

While historians have well-documented accounts of Nathaniel Bacon's 1676 siege of Jamestown, there had never been any evidential proof of its happening....

 2021-09-17 16:30 

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Passport required: Players from Australia, Hungary, Germany and Canada have landed on Old Dominion’s football roster...

"It makes it fun, because we do have some different cultures, some guys who bring some different perspectives," said Monarchs coach Ricky Rahne. "Right now, it also presents some challenges."...

 2021-09-17 16:30 

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Food at Sunrise Cafe a reason to wake up early in Virginia Beach...

The chicken fajita omelet, paired with coffee, hits the spot on a recent early morning visit to the cafe....

 2021-09-17 15:05 

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‘Historic Black Beaches’ exhibit opens at Hampton museum, with free admission this weekend...

Denied access to public beaches during segregation, Black Americans created their own resort areas. For some — including a Richmond couple whose mementoes are at the heart of the Hampton History exhibit — the memories are rich, and a reminder ...

 2021-09-17 14:23 

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NFL star and Portsmouth restaurateur Roger Brown dies at 84...

Brown played 10 seasons in the NFL for the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams. He made six Pro Bowls and was selected to the halls of fame of both the Lions and Rams along with the College Football Hall of Fame. But the Pro Football Hall of Fame has elude...

 2021-09-17 12:41 

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Virginia lawmakers push federal government to take more Fort Monroe land for national monument...

The three Democrats — Rep. Elaine Luria and Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine — say they want to protect the land on Fort Monroe for future generations and unify it with the rest of the fort's eastern coastline already under the National Par...

 2021-09-17 12:08 

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Milley: Calls to China were ‘perfectly’ within scope of job...

Gen. Mark Milley says calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump's presidency were "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities"; of his job....

 2021-09-17 11:33 

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Pamunkey Tribe chooses construction team for Norfolk casino...

The team combine W.M. Jordan's experience developing the local workforce through a strong supplier diversity program and subcontractor training with Suffolk's experience in eight casino projects....

 2021-09-17 11:31 

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Bank of America selects new Hampton Roads president...

Castellanos, who lives in Williamsburg, is succeeding Charlie Henderson, a 42-year Bank of America leader who served in the role for 15 years and plans to retire early next year....

 2021-09-17 11:28 

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Calendar for the week of Sept. 20...

Save the dates for these upcoming events....

 2021-09-17 04:15 

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Biden angers France, EU with new Australia, UK initiative...

After promising European leaders that "America is back" and that multilateral diplomacy would guide U.S. foreign policy, Biden has alienated numerous allies with a go-it-alone approach on key issues....

 2021-09-17 03:52 

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Taylor Heinicke gets redemption after late interception, guides Washington on game-winning drive...

Heinicke, a former Old Dominion star, completed 34 of 46 passes for 336 yards and two touchdowns, and he orchestrated a 50-yard drive that ended at the Giants' 25 to set up Hopkins....

 2021-09-17 02:34 

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

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

 2021-09-17 00:55 

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State/region roundup: CNU’s Asuncion records second hat trick in five days...

Junior standout Abby Asuncion scored three goals Wednesday after a four-goal effort Saturday....

 2021-09-17 00:49 

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Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin clash over abortion, COVID in 1st debate...

The candidates met at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, a small town in southwest Virginia, where the debate got off to a relatively heated start, with cross-talk and occasional snide remarks....

 2021-09-16 22:15 

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Editorial: From miracle to muddle...

The genius of the Constitution is evident in federalism, but discussions about shared responsibilities have withered over time....

 2021-09-16 22:10 

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David Horsey: Get Hunting...

Cartoon by David Horsey for Sept. 17, 2021....

 2021-09-16 22:06 

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Blind man, guide dog forced from North Carolina mall, lawsuit says...

Police officers violated civil rights law when they forced a blind man and his service dog to leave a mall and threatened to arrest him for trespassing if he didn't, according to a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina advocacy group....

 2021-09-16 22:05 

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Opinion: American citizenship means fighting for the common welfare...

With all this talk of personal liberty, St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Lynn Schmidt asks if we have forgotten the importance of civic virtue....

 2021-09-16 22:00 

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Letters for Sept. 17: Thank you to all who helped Virginia Task Force 2 respond to 9/11...

Letter writers give thanks to those who helped the Virginia Task Force 2, Urban Search and Rescue Team respond to 9/11, urge the Virginia congressional delegation to push for direct child care funding in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package, an...

 2021-09-16 21:36 

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Early voting starts Friday — what Hampton Roads voters need to know...

Virginia voters can cast ballots in-person or drop off absentee ballots at their local voter registration offices. Some localities in Hampton Roads are offering satellite voting locations....

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