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 2021-12-01 16:30 

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Bike shop paving the way for Norfolk cyclist culture...

Cole Friedman opened Local Bike Shop NFK as the local bike culture was expanding....

 2021-12-01 16:08 

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Donovon Lynch family to press for federal investigation after prosecutors announce no charges against officer...

Donovon Lynch's family will hold a press conference in Virginia Beach Wednesday following prosecutors' recommendation to withhold criminal charges on the officer who fatally shot Lynch on March 26....

 2021-12-01 15:28 

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Transmission line issues cause 10,000 Eastern Shore residents to lose power, closes Accomack County Public Schools...

Thousands of homes, schools and business on the Eastern Shore are without out power Wednesday morning due to a transmission line issue, according to A&N Electric....

 2021-12-01 15:04 

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High school wrestling preview: Return of legendary coach, loaded lineup has Great Bridge primed for state title run...

Under coach Steve Martin, Great Bridge has the talent to contend for a Class 4 state title. Grassfield, Cox, Kellam and Poquoson are also 757 teams to watch....

 2021-12-01 14:27 

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Omicron keeps world jittery as more information about mutant strain drips out...

Much is still unknown about the new variant, including how contagious it is and whether it can evade vaccines, and the European Union chief acknowledged that waiting for scientists to tell the world more felt like "an eternity."...

 2021-12-01 14:16 

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Holiday gift of local art readily available in Virginia Beach...

If you're looking for special gifts for the holidays, these local artists offer a variety of unique wares....

 2021-12-01 12:43 

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Fort Monroe leaders prepare next stage of redevelopment, including 13 historic buildings...

Fort leaders hope local developers will lead the way in coming up with uses for the 300,000 square feet of building space available....

 2021-12-01 03:59 

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Tuesday Night Highlights: No. 8 Woodside’s balance stops No. 12 Kecoughtan; Hand’s double-double leads Landstown...

No. 8 Woodside used a balanced scoring attack to defeat No. 12 Kecoughtan during both teams' season opener....

 2021-12-01 03:39 

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

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

 2021-12-01 03:33 

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East Carolina’s torrid shooting, last-second steal quash Old Dominion’s second-half rally...

Vance Jackson scored 21 points and East Carolina made 15 3-pointers in a dramatic win over ODU at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina....

 2021-12-01 02:48 

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Literary Notes: New W&M bookstore is drastically smaller...

And other news from the world of books....

 2021-12-01 01:35 

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All-Eastern District football: Lake Taylor’s Washington-Jacobs is Offensive POY, Maury’s Reid named Defensive POY...

Lake Taylor's Tarreon Washington Jacobs was named Offensive Player of the Year, while Maury's Tayuon Reid was Defensive Player of the Year. Maury's Dyrri McCain was named Coach of the Year....

 2021-12-01 01:22 

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Virginia Beach delegate claims sheriff fired her husband after she raised Capitol riot allegations against a deputy...

Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler claims the action took place after she raised concerns about an individual in the Sheriff's Office allegedly being seen in a video from the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol....

 2021-11-30 23:19 

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NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 12...

Among other things, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah quickly is becoming indispensable for the Browns....

 2021-11-30 23:15 

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Editorial: Fighting the opioid crisis...

From April 2020 to April 2021, the United States recorded 100,000 opioid-related deaths, a staggering death toll that demands concerted action....

 2021-11-30 23:12 

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Region/state roundup: U.Va.’s Wicks, Woods make All-ACC football first team...

Wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks and tight end Jelani Woods were among eight Cavaliers players to earn All-ACC honors. Virginia Tech had 11 players make the list, but none were on the first team....

 2021-11-30 23:10 

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Recount set for this week in Virginia Beach’s 85th House District race between Askew, Greenhalgh...

Republicans won at least 50 seats in the 100-seat chamber in the Nov. 2 election and have said they expect their narrow leads to hold in the 85th and 91st Districts, where the recounts were requested....

 2021-11-30 23:10 

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Bill Bramhall: Overdoses...

Cartoon by Bill Bramhall for Dec. 1, 2021....

 2021-11-30 23:05 

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Opinion: Fairy tree helps provide support in difficult times...

A fairy door on a Crepe Myrtle tree in front of my Norfolk house has inspired thousands of letters from people seeking comfort and help, Lisa Suhay writes in a guest column....

 2021-11-30 23:00 

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Letters for Dec. 1: The Democrats’ universal pre-K plan is unrealistic...

Letter writers argue that the Democrats' universal pre-K program is too "pie in the sky," advocate for Kyle Rittenhouse, and question how much more tension Americans can take....

 2021-11-30 22:52 

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Wayward roadrunner hitches ride from Nevada to Maine in a van, then gets Delta flight back to home sate...

The wayward bird flew in a pet carrier from Boston to Las Vegas last week. From there, it was delivered to officials with the Nevada Department of Wildlife, according to Avian Haven, a nonprofit bird rehabilitation center in Freedom....

 2021-11-30 21:50 

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Virginia Beach officer who fatally shot Donovon Lynch at Oceanfront will not be charged, prosecutors say...

A special grand jury impaneled to investigate the fatal shooting of Donovon Lynch at the Oceanfront earlier this year by a Virginia Beach police officer has recommended the officer not be criminally charged, prosecutors announced during a press conference...

 2021-11-30 21:45 

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Head of North Carolina health department stepping down...

Dr. Mandy Cohen, the head of North Carolina's health department and face of regular updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state for two years, is stepping down from her post, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday....

 2021-11-30 21:41 

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Pentagon chief says National Guard members who refuse COVID-19 vaccine cannot train...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spelled out the policy in an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. In the memo, he instructed leaders of the military services Tuesday to publish guidance by next week on dealing with Guard members who fail to meet...

 2021-11-30 21:23 

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Chesapeake man dies while canyoneering in Utah’s Zion National Park...

Andrew Arvig, 31, was on a trip with two other people in the park known for its spectacular red-rock cliffs, officials said in a statement. The group started on the trip through Heaps Canyon Saturday but had trouble negotiating the last few rappels....

 2021-11-30 19:32 

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Winter Wonderland returns to Virginia Beach’s The Shack on 8th...

The Shack on 8th, an outdoor bar known for its Orange Crush, kicked off its second annual Winter Wonderland on Black Friday with seasonal hot beverages, a vendor village, Christmas tree farm, holiday lights and decor....

 2021-11-30 17:20 

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Portsmouth husband killed wife while driving, and then shot himself, police say...

Police say a man in Chesapeake shot and killed his wife before killing himself last Saturday....

 2021-11-30 17:05 

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Fresh Dawgs expands to MacArthur Center with ambition to grow and give back...

The business started in 2019 as a hot dog cart serving festivals and outdoor events. As the vendor grew in popularity and expanded with a spot at the Norfolk mall, the owner felt the need to give back to CHKD....

 2021-11-30 17:04 

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‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’ a study in hardship, growth...

Adunni's voice comes through loud and clear when she speaks to wanting an education in order to teach others....

 2021-11-30 16:41 

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ODU basketball coach Sonny Allen among 4 inductees in Virginia Sports Hall of Fame’s 2022 class...

Allen is joined in the partial class by world champion whitewater canoeist Jon Lugbill, former University of Virginia football star Anthony Poindexter and three-time Pro Bowl running back Chris Warren....

 2021-11-30 16:33 

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In ‘The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World,’ saying goodbye amid tragedy...

"The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World" by Laura Imai Messina; translated by Lucy Rand, fiction, available at Virginia Beach Public Libraries....

 2021-11-30 16:07 

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High School Girls Basketball Preview: Princess Anne still resides at No. 1, but Cavaliers lost some firepower...

Two-time All-Tidewater Girls Basketball Player of the Year Aziaha James was among five players who graduated after last season for Princess Anne. King's Fork, Norview, Menchville and Hampton round out the top five in preseason....

 2021-11-30 15:24 

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Virginia Tech expected to hire Penn State’s Brent Pry as head football coach, reports say...

Pry is in his eighth season at Penn State and has been the defensive coordinator since 2016. The Nittany Lions defense this season is ranked seventh nationally, allowing 16.8 points per game....

 2021-11-30 14:26 

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Raise a glass to pizza at Wasserhund Brewing in Chesapeake...

Cauliflower crust pizza pairs perfectly with a pilsner at the brewery, which has opened a second location in Chesapeake....

 2021-11-30 14:03 

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Mold closes VCU freshman dorm, displacing more than 400 students...

VCU announced last week that Johnson Hall will remain closed for the rest of the academic year, news outlets reported....

 2021-11-30 13:58 

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Dr. Oz to run for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania...

Pennsylvania Republican insiders say celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz is likely to join Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race, perhaps as soon as this week....

 2021-11-30 13:37 

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Virginia Beach may offer free rides in electric vehicles next summer...

Shuttles would move people door to door around the resort area, freeing up parking spaces....

 2021-11-30 13:10 

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Gloucester philanthropists named First Citizens by Peninsula chamber...

Mari Ann and Charlie Banks will be honored on Dec. 7 at the 2021 First Citizen Gala....

 2021-11-30 12:29 

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Business notes for the week of Nov. 29...

View which businesses were awarded grants and which ones are giving back....

 2021-11-30 12:28 

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Public records for the week of Nov. 29...

View the latest commercial property transactions in Hampton Roads....

 2021-11-30 07:05 

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Admirals drop series finale at Orlando, which wins three of four...

Solar Bears goalie Brad Barone makes 35 saves to ensure Norfolk of a series loss. The Admirals now return to Scope for a three-game series against the Atlanta Gladiators, starting Wednesday....

 2021-11-30 05:04 

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Heinicke, Washington find way past Seahawks, move into playoff position...

The former Old Dominion quarterback and his teammates win their third game in a row. They survive a last-ditch Russell Wilson touchdown drive by stopping a two-point conversion try and seeing Seattle penalized for an illegal formation on an onside kick th...

 2021-11-30 04:15 

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Unbeaten Iowa wins thriller to spoil U.Va.’s big comeback in Big Ten/ACC Challenge...

Freshman Taine Murray scores 14 surprising points for U.Va., which erases a 21-point deficit but loses in the final seconds....

 2021-11-30 04:05 

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Morgan State stops Hampton in HBCU Challenge in Phoenix...

Former North Carolina guard Seventh Woods contributes to the Bears' victory over the Pirates....

 2021-11-30 02:55 

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

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

 2021-11-30 02:34 

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Monday’s college basketball roundup: William & Mary women stifle Hampton, extend winning streak to three...

Sydney Wagner's 15 points and tough defense provide a home victory for W&M as Hampton hits just one 3-pointer....

 2021-11-30 02:12 

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Norfolk State men improve to 8-1 with another victory in Phoenix...

Kris Bankston's 20 points and nine rebounds enable the Spartans to overcome Grambling....

 2021-11-30 00:17 

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Pentagon chief denies Oklahoma bid for National Guard exception to vaccine mandate...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday rejected a request by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt that his state's National Guard be exempt from a Pentagon requirement that all military members be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-11-29 23:48 

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Pentagon: Few changes to U.S. overseas military ‘footprint’...

After months of study, the Pentagon has decided no immediate major changes are needed in the global positioning of U.S. forces, although it will further analyze force needs in the Middle East and make refinements in Asia and the Pacific, officials said....

 2021-11-29 23:32 

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Region/state roundup: ODU WR Jennings named Conference USA Player of Week...

He compiled 252 receiving yards, the fourth-most by any FBS receiver this season, as the Monarchs gained bowl eligibility....

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