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 2021-06-07 21:55 

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Former BAE Norfolk shipyard worker sues, says complaints about racially hostile co-worker were ignored...

Doretha Steeples claims a white female co-worker repeatedly used the N-word and other racially offensive language. Steeples says she complained to three supervisors over a period of months, but nothing ever happened....

 2021-06-07 21:39 

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Bus carrying National Guard soldiers overturns in central Virginia, 14 injured...

The Prince George County Police Department said the bus was driving west on James River Drive when it drove off the right side of the road and into the ditch line....

 2021-06-07 21:29 

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Inaugural Shoot the Pier surf contest hailed as a success...

About 100 surfers participated in the first contest to be held next to the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier in decades, and the first-place winner walked away with a bag of cash....

 2021-06-07 20:25 

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Norfolk eases pandemic restrictions for city buildings...

Visits will no longer be by appointment only. City offices will now generally be open to the public, though officials still recommend making appointments when possible....

 2021-06-07 19:11 

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Cox boys fall to Deep Run on day of state Class 5 tennis semifinals...

The Cox boys fall to Richmond-area powerhouse Deep Run 5-0 despite some entertaining tennis from their top two players, Barrett Foster and Ashton Legum....

 2021-06-07 18:34 

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Volvo truck workers striking again in southwest Virginia...

Volvo says the 1.6 million square-foot Dublin plant is the largest manufacturer of Volvo tractor-trailer trucks in the world....

 2021-06-07 18:17 

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Leaner and better, Poquoson softball player Logan Pickford credits diet and exercise for improved peformance...

Poquoson High junior Logan Pickford lost more than 30 pounds after changing her diet and workout routines, and is reaping the benefits on the softball field and basketball court....

 2021-06-07 17:16 

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Three-car collision in Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel...

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel closed was blocked in both directions after multiple cars crashed in a head-on collision....

 2021-06-07 17:04 

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Portsmouth police searching for man charged in Memorial Day killing of 16-year-old boy...

Jamel Raiquon Jones, 24, is facing multiple charges, including first-degree murder and robbery....

 2021-06-07 15:00 

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757Teamz baseball Top 15: Hickory, which has won 7 in a row, rises to the top spot in the final week of the regular season...

Major movement in the Top 15 as Granby upset top-ranked Maury, and Western Branch beat then-No. 2 Nansemond River. Hickory, which has won seven in row, rises to the top spot in the final week of the regular season. Also, Bethel, which has won seven in a r...

 2021-06-07 14:16 

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757Teamz softball Top 15: Nansemond River, Greenbrier Christian crack top 5...

N-SA, Kellam, Nansemond River, Western Branch, Greenbrier Christian and Grafton top area softball rankings....

 2021-06-07 14:08 

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After a COVID-impacted school year, many children are heading to summer school...

Across the U.S., more children than ever before could be in classrooms for summer school this year to make up for lost learning during the outbreak....

 2021-06-07 12:28 

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Pharrell Williams’ latest project: A private school in Norfolk for students from low-income families...

Pharrell Williams' nonprofit settled on Norfolk for the site of the school because of its deeply entrenched housing segregation and the city's plans to redevelop three public housing communities through its billion-dollar St. Paul's redevelopm...

 2021-06-07 11:52 

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How Nice: Three ‘guardian angels’ help a stranger in desperate need...

Our weekly "How Nice" or "How Rude" story submitted by readers....

 2021-06-07 11:33 

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Norfolk startup studying COVID-19 treatment completes $20 million funding round...

The funding round was led by Marathon Development Group, owned by Norfolk property developer Frank "Buddy" Gadams. Additional financial backing came from existing investors and new undisclosed regional investors, the CEO said....

 2021-06-07 11:33 

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Roc Solid Foundation opens Hope Zone to attract volunteers at Chesapeake headquarters...

The nonprofit has distributed thousands of bags complete with essentials for families following the devastating diagnosis of pediatric cancer to more than 60 children's hospitals across the U.S. since the program's launch in 2013....

 2021-06-07 11:31 

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The evolving employment story | Expert column...

Unlike the Great Recession, which primarily affected male-dominated sectors such as manufacturing and construction, the COVID-19 recession disrupted the service sector, which employs more women....

 2021-06-07 04:41 

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Cox senior boys hope for ‘last hurrah’ as tennis semifinals begin around state...

The boys and girls from Cox, Jamestown, Tabb and Poquoson all won Region A team tennis championships. Now they're awaiting visits from Region B champions, mostly from the Richmond area....

 2021-06-07 03:46 

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Old Dominion whiffs 24 times in NCAA regional loss to Virginia, setting up all-or-nothing game Monday...

Devin Ortiz homered and two Virginia pitchers combined to strike out 24 in the Cavaliers' 8-3 win over ODU in the Columbia (South Carolina) Regional Final at Founders Park....

 2021-06-07 01:14 

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Tides drop series to Durham after rally in ninth falls short...

The Durham Bulls won the series 3-2, handing the Tides their second straight defeat....

 2021-06-06 22:43 

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U.Va. eliminates NCAA regional host South Carolina...

The Cavaliers' 3-2 victory earned them a matchup in the Columbia Regional final against Old Dominion on Sunday night. Virginia would have to defeat ODU twice....

 2021-06-06 22:10 

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Steve Breen: Anti-Semitism...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for June 7, 2021....

 2021-06-06 22:05 

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Opinion: The VA has illegally denied health care to thousands of veterans...

The Department of Veterans Affairs must take the steps necessary to provide health care for thousands of vets wrongly denied access, Harvard Law School clinical instructor Dana Montalto writes....

 2021-06-06 22:05 

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Opinion : America has an opportunity in aquaculture. Congress needs to act....

By creating a clear regulatory system, Congress can open the way for a sustainable seafood industry that serves the world's demand, the University of Maryland's Yonathan Zohar and Russell T. Hill write....

 2021-06-06 22:00 

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Letters for June 7: Hampton should upgrade its public boat ramps...

Letter writers urge lawmakers to upgrade public boat ramps in Hampton, encourage more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and discuss patriotism....

 2021-06-06 21:34 

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Cobby, the oldest male chimpanzee in US, dies at San Francisco zoo at age 63...

Although the zoo said in a news release that the chimpanzee's cause of death had not been determined, the animal had recently been ill and zoo officials believe old age was a factor....

 2021-06-06 21:28 

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Oklahoma tops JMU to force rematch in Women’s College World Series...

The No. 1 seed Sooners posted a 6-3 victory to force a rematch with the Dukes on Sunday night, with the winner advancing to the best-of-three championship series....

 2021-06-06 19:37 

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Nonprofit rings in Pride Month with free clothing care packages for transgender Virginians...

A nonprofit in Hampton Roads has launched an e-commerce model for helping transgender people get needed clothing in a way that's fun and empowering....

 2021-06-06 17:38 

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Vintage boats from Currituck County’s glory days of duck hunting displayed in new museum...

The 10,000-square-foot facility sits close to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and will open in July....

 2021-06-06 16:02 

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Texan Kaden Honeycutt cruises to CARS Tour’s VisitHampton.com 125 Langley Speedway victory...

Taking the lead on the first lap from his car owner, Honeycutt remains out front. Christian Keller, Chris Roberts and Ryan Huff also win races....

 2021-06-06 15:58 

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‘There is stuff’: Enduring mysteries trail US report on UFOs...

A report summarizing what the U.S. knows about "unidentified aerial phenomena" — better known as UFOs — is expected to be made public this month. Two officials briefed on the report say it found no extraterrestrial link to the sighting...

 2021-06-06 15:44 

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Normandy commemorates D-Day with small crowds, but big heart...

On D-Day, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches code-named Omaha, Utah, Juno, Sword and Gold, carried by 7,000 boats. This year on June 6, the beaches stood vast and nearly empty as the sun emerged, exactly 77 years since the dawn invasion...

 2021-06-06 15:32 

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Mobile coronavirus vaccine clinics coming to Portsmouth and Newport News...

The units — 61-foot RVs — offer free shots of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires only one dose....

 2021-06-06 13:09 

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New coronavirus cases in Virginia decline, despite the slowing of vaccinations...

Over the past six weeks, the state's average vaccination rate has dropped 64%. In mid-April, the state was administering some 78,000 shots a day. That rate has since fallen to about 28,000....

 2021-06-06 13:04 

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Literary Notes: Just who was rebelling in Nat Turner’s Rebellion? A historian explores the question....

Vanessa Holden will discuss her illuminating new book in a virtual event Thursday. It's free, courtesy of the Library of Virginia....

 2021-06-06 12:44 

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

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

 2021-06-06 11:15 

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Summer is coming. Bring a book....

A list of prospects for your getaway bag, from the season's most anticipated books to true (and fictional) crime to engrossing nonfiction....

 2021-06-06 11:00 

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What a trip: Old Victorian Inn...

Head west on I-64 into West Virginia, and take the Alderson exit. Just 15 miles up the road is a lovely bed and breakfast call the Old Victorian Inn....

 2021-06-06 05:41 

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Bulls shut out Tides; Durham pitcher able to walk with assistance in hospital after Thursday liner hit him in head...

Tyler Zombro, a former George Mason pitcher from Staunton, progresses after the scary incident Thursday....

 2021-06-06 04:04 

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JMU pitcher Odicci Alexander is the breakout star at Women’s College World Series...

Alexander is the main reason James Madison needs just one victory Sunday to reach the best-of-three championship series. All this from someone who loved softball growing up but didn't initially plan to play in college....

 2021-06-06 03:51 

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Old Dominion uses solid pitching, late walk to top South Carolina, reach regional final...

Ryne Moore pitched seven gutsy innings, Matt Coutney homered and Tommy Bell drew a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning to lift top-seeded ODU to a tense 2-1 win over second-seeded South Carolina in a winners' bracket game in the NCAA Columbia (Sout...

 2021-06-05 22:15 

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Opinion: After VMI report, chart a path forward...

Dig into the report into allegations of racism at Virginia Military Institute and discover a host of recommendations that should apply to all higher education institutions in the commonwealth....

 2021-06-05 22:10 

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Drew Sheneman: Three Branches...

Cartoon by Drew Sheneman for June 6, 2021....

 2021-06-05 22:05 

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Opinion: Money pouring into Virginia’s elections deserves closer scrutiny...

This year's Virginia elections can be summarized in three words: money, money, money, columnist Gordon C. Morse writes....

 2021-06-05 22:05 

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Opinion: Helping the least of us meet their basic needs serves all of us...

Helping more families in the region reach a level of financial security will make our communities stronger and more prosperous, the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula's Steve Kast writes in a guest column....

 2021-06-05 22:05 

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Opinion: Integrated approach better for adults with disabilities...

"What people with disabilities want, overwhelmingly, is support for community-based programs," Tonya Milling, of The Arc of Virginia, writes in a guest column....

 2021-06-05 22:00 

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Letters for June 6: It’s time to end the extra $300 a week for the unemployed...

Letter writers urge lawmakers to end the extra $300 a week for jobless people, push the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to fix nearby buoys, and commend soon-to-retired Old Dominion University President John Broderick....

 2021-06-05 21:56 

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Norfolk State’s historic baseball season ends, but coach and players hope a new tradition has emerged...

Maryland hit seven home runs to eliminate Norfolk State in the NCAA Greenville Regional. NSU finished the season 25-28....

 2021-06-05 21:32 

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U.Va. collects 21 hits to top Jacksonville, stay alive in NCAA baseball regional...

The No. 3 seed Cavaliers (30-24) score in seven of their eight innings and will face the Old Dominion-South Carolina loser in an elimination game at noon Sunday....

 2021-06-05 21:27 

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Man charged with second-degree murder after shopping center shooting in Norfolk...

Police said in a news release that Fareed I. Nelson-Luckett, 42, was responsible for the shooting....

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