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 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....

 2021-09-16 20:56 

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Many Eastern Shore residents got COVID-19 shots in Maryland, new vaccination data reveals...

The new information predominantly affects numbers in the Northern Virginia localities close to Washington and the Eastern Shore. The Eastern Shore's fully vaccinated rate benefited the most, with an increase of close to 1%....

 2021-09-16 20:32 

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“Troubling but unsurprising”: Black, Hispanic drivers stopped and searched by police at higher rate, state report finds...

This is the first report published by the department under the state's Community Policing Act, which was passed last year. It includes the state's analysis of the first nine months of data collected under the act, which was passed last year....

 2021-09-16 20:02 

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Man shot and killed in Portsmouth with child inside vehicle...

The shooting happened around 5:15 p.m. Monday in 600 block of Jefferson Street, off Portsmouth Boulevard....

 2021-09-16 20:00 

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Teen who fired into truck and killed man outside a Virginia Beach restaurant sentenced to 17 years...

Cameron Barclift was just 16 when he fired a shot into the back of a truck in the parking lot of Croc's 19th Street Bistro in 2019. The bullet shattered the rear window and struck Cole Stuart Grant, 23, in the head. Grant died at the scene....

 2021-09-16 19:46 

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Dustin Fowler belts 3 homers in Jacksonville’s rout of Tides...

Jacksonville led 9-3 after three innings on its way to a 10-3 rout Thursday afternoon at Harbor Park....

 2021-09-16 19:01 

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Suffolk Public Schools require COVID-19 vaccinations for all athletes beginning in November...

Suffolk Public Schools have decided to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all athletes beginning in November. They become the first school division in Hampton Roads to require it....

 2021-09-16 18:47 

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Virginia is now helping you prove you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Virginia Department of Health announced QR codes are now available to those vaccinated in the state....

 2021-09-16 18:19 

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Molinaro: NFL, college football fans need to relax, September games aren’t a good a barometer of success...

When September arrives, NFL and college football fans seem to made rash judgements after early-season games. They seem to forget that there's a lot more to the season....

 2021-09-16 17:34 

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After nearly 30 years, Virginia Beach considers not supplying lawyers to the School Board...

Lawyers working for the city also conduct legal work for the School Board in Virginia Beach, but some City Councill members want to terminate that relationship, citing conflicting viewpoints between the two entities....

 2021-09-16 17:04 

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Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will host ‘Jeopardy!’ to finish 2021...

Sony Pictures Television announced the plan Thursday, the same week that episodes filmed by ousted host Mike Richards are airing....

 2021-09-16 16:53 

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Virginia Beach magician wins ‘America’s Got Talent’...

Virginia Beach magician and musician Dustin Tavella won season 16 of NBC's "America's Got Talent" Wednesday night, beating nine other contestants and winning $1 million and a headliner show in Las Vegas....

 2021-09-16 16:22 

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Youngkin has advantage over McAuliffe in funds — after loaning millions to his own campaign...

McAuliffe and other Democrats have long expressed fears that Youngkin, who made his fortune as an executive with The Carlyle Group investment firm, will be able to use his personal wealth to give his campaign an edge....

 2021-09-16 15:14 

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757Teamz picks: No. 3 Green Run, No. 12 Salem meet in Beach District showdown...

Third-ranked Green Run meets No. 12 Salem in a huge Beach District matchup. Also, No. 9 Hampton takes on Menchville (2-1) as Crabbers coach Mike Smith goes for win 500....

 2021-09-16 15:13 

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Oscar Smith’s biggest test: Tigers host national-powerhouse St. John Bosco of California...

Top-ranked Oscar Smith takes on nationally-ranked St. John Bosco of California in one of the nation's biggest games....

 2021-09-16 14:55 

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Michigan lawmaker in jail had hidden handcuff key, sheriff says...

"He truly believes that he doesn't have to follow the judge's orders, doesn't have to follow rules," said Livingston County Sheriff Michael Murphy, who runs the jail. "He's the reason that politicians and elected officials get ...

 2021-09-16 14:17 

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Music, magic and movies: The multiplatinum trio AJR is bringing its unique sound and show to Portsmouth...

AJR brings its Broadway-magic-alt-pop sound to Portsmouth on Sunday, Sept. 19....

 2021-09-16 14:00 

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Week 3 - 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....

 2021-09-16 13:36 

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Glass studio instructor, a Suffolk resident, on her craft: ‘Immediate love’...

Suffolk resident exhibits and sells glass pieces at museums and markets throughout the region....

 2021-09-16 12:53 

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U.S. will share nuclear submarine technology with Australia in new defense partnership...

The agreement includes the United Kingdom, and it will also involve closer cooperation on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence....

 2021-09-16 12:29 

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North Carolina man pleads guilty to getting girlfriend to buy gun for him...

A man who was prohibited from buying a gun because of a prior conviction has pleaded guilty to getting his girlfriend to buy one for him, a federal prosecutor said....

 2021-09-16 12:20 

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Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin to debate for first time...

The two candidates are set to meet Thursday night at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, a tiny town in conservative southwest Virginia....

 2021-09-16 11:39 

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No diggity: Cannabis festival coming to Virginia Beach, along with famed R&B group Blackstreet...

At the first ever CannaFest, being held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Sept. 19, you can see a car show. You can hear half a dozen musical acts. You can learn about multiple uses for CBD oil and hemp and other cannabis derived products. But yo...

 2021-09-16 11:39 

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No diggity: Cannabis festival coming to Virginia Beach, along with famed R&B group Blackstreet...

At the first ever CannaFest, being held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Sept. 19, you can see a car show. You can hear half a dozen musical acts. You can learn about multiple uses for CBD oil and hemp and other cannabis derived products. But yo...

 2021-09-16 09:45 

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Colm Toibin’s ‘The Magician’ intimately recaptures a literary giant...

Thomas Mann, the great German writer, is made human here, beyond his stuffy and pompous image....

 2021-09-16 03:04 

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Big seventh inning powers Jacksonville past Tides at Harbor Park...

Jacksonville hit two homers and scored five runs in the seventh inning to topple Norfolk at Harbor Park....

 2021-09-16 02:42 

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

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

 2021-09-15 22:24 

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Accused hitman withdraws guilty plea now that death penalty is banned in Virginia, throwing murder-for-hire case into disarray...

Richard Stoner pleaded guilty to multiple murder charges in 2018, saying he'd been hired to kill a Virginia Beach woman by her ex-husband. In exchange for his plea and cooperation, prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty. But after capital pu...

 2021-09-15 22:15 

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Editorial: Ignoring Hampton Roads...

The two major-party candidates for governor keep arguing over debates, and Hampton Roads is paying the price....

 2021-09-15 22:10 

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Steve Breen: Megafires...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for Sept. 16, 2021....

 2021-09-15 22:05 

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Opinion: Virginia’s innovative tool can prevent firearm suicide...

Virginia us one of the first states to enact a firearm suicide prevention policy called voluntary self-prohibition that can help those in crisis, Bryan Barks writes in a guest column....

 2021-09-15 22:00 

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The Buzz for Sept. 16: Vaccine mandates at area health systems...

This week's Buzz question asked readers their thoughts about vaccine mandates at health care systems in Hampton Roads....

 2021-09-15 20:22 

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Portsmouth’s new police chief, the city’s 3rd since 2019, has plans for the challenges his department is facing...

Renado Prince led Portsmouth's police force for about two weeks. He emphasized rebuilding trust in the community as a key part of addressing those challenges. He said a "human touch" is essential and, despite staffing issues, pledged more offi...

 2021-09-15 20:20 

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Hampton men’s basketball schedule includes 16 Big South Conference games, North Division battles with newcomer N.C. A&T...

The Pirates will play in a North Division that features Campbell, High Point, Longwood, Radford and newcomer North Carolina A&T....

 2021-09-15 20:08 

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Old Dominion kicker Nick Rice could break a school record. His coach hopes he doesn’t get a chance....

Rice, a shaggy-haired senior from St. Petersburg, Florida, kicked a career-high four field goals in Saturday's 47-7 win over Hampton to move into a tie with Jarod Brown (2010-13) for the school career record of 49....

 2021-09-15 18:51 

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Norfolk moving temporary homeless shelter from NEON District to nearby motel next month...

Since May, Since May, the city's Community Services Board has helped run a temporary shelter at the now defunct downtown Greyhound Station....

 2021-09-15 18:17 

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“It’s something I’ve been dreaming about my whole life.” Taylor Heinicke is ready for primetime start as Washington Football Team quarterback....

The former Old Dominion quarterback's first regular-season start since the 2018 season will come in primetime Thursday against the NFC East rival New York Giants at FedEx Field. The game will be televised on NFL Network....

 2021-09-15 17:32 

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School gardens, rain barrels and more: Hampton Roads teachers can get $500 for environmental projects...

The "mini grants" from AskHRGreen.org offer up to $500 for projects tied to environmental topics including water conservation, recycling, litter prevention and native plants....

 2021-09-15 17:17 

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Hampton preps for ‘Battle of the Real HU’ against Howard; Norfolk State staying positive after loss...

The Pirates will be televised nationally at noon on Saturday on NBC Sports Network in their first live nationally televised game in five years. Elsewhere, Norfolk State improves, W&M shines on defense and CNU's Xander Jedlick stands out....

 2021-09-15 17:02 

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A little Nashville in Norfolk as first NashFest 757 starts Saturday...

The first ever, one-day event — NashFest 757 — will be from noon to 8 p.m. in Town Point Park, along the Downtown Norfolk waterfront. It's free and open to the public....

 2021-09-15 16:29 

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Wildlife photos: Osprey returns to Virginia Beach with spadefish in tow...

Osprey returns to Virginia Beach with spadefish in tow....

 2021-09-15 15:09 

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Virginia Beach native discusses her new country EP, ‘History of Breaking Up (Part One)’...

Alana Springsteen is set to release her second EP, "History of Breaking Up (Part One)" Friday, Sept. 17, so we caught up with her to talk more about her latest project....

 2021-09-15 12:58 

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Virginia Beach woman gets 12 years for what could be biggest coupon scheme in U.S. history...

Lori Ann Talens was allowed to remain free on bond for a few weeks while she and her husband, who also was sentenced to prison for his role in the scheme, make arrangements for their children, ages 6, 9 and 17....

 2021-09-15 12:01 

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Ghent bagel shop to add upstairs bar, event space and yoga studio...

Yorgo's Bageldashery, a Hampton Roads fixture for almost three decades, plans to expand with an upstairs addition in October, co-owner Greg Peterman said....

 2021-09-15 11:30 

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Traffic blocked on I-64 as police investigate fatal car crash in Norfolk...

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal two vehicle crash that occurred in Norfolk early Wednesday morning....

 2021-09-15 03:58 

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Virginia Beach School Board approves transgender policy that would put protections in place...

All Virginia school districts were required to adopt such policies before the start of the school year but the region's largest district started the year last week without comprehensive policies in place. The policy was approved on a 7-3 vote, with on...

 2021-09-15 03:36 

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Tides open series with four-run first inning, sink Jumbo Shrimp...

Adley Rutschman drives in three runs for Norfolk, and two Tides combine for five shutout innings of relief against Jacksonville....

 2021-09-15 03:02 

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

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

 2021-09-14 23:24 

The Virginian-Pilot

Tuesday’s NFL roundup: Saints’ staff dealing with spate of positive COVID tests...

It is unclear how long those who tested positive will remain isolated from the team before they may return to the field or in-person meetings....

 2021-09-14 22:26 

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Top-ranked Cox looks ready to contend for another field hockey state title after win over No. 3 Norfolk Academy...

Zella Bailey's hat trick and Abby Spear's stellar play in goal propel the Falcons in a duel of unbeatens....

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