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 2021-09-10 00:01 

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Longtime Virginia Beach charter boat captain pleads guilty to his role in the U.S. Capitol riots...

Jacob "Jake" Hiles pleaded guilty to a single count of parading, demonstrating in a Capitol building. He'll be sentenced later this year....

 2021-09-09 23:26 

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Thursday’s NFL roundup: Steelers, LB T.J. Watt agree to $112M extension, source says...

The reported four-year extension worth $112 million will make Watt the highest-paid defensive player in the league....

 2021-09-09 22:15 

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Editorial: Improving public health...

The agreement to create a School of Public Health will bring needed focus on improving care in Coastal Virginia....

 2021-09-09 22:10 

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Bill Bramhall: Eviction Notice...

Cartoon by Bill Bramhall for Sept. 10, 2021....

 2021-09-09 22:05 

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Opinion: After Afghanistan, veterans face another hidden enemy: suicide....

The United States must make caring for our service members a priority, especially after the Afghanistan withdrawal, Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page writes....

 2021-09-09 22:00 

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Letters for Sept. 10: We should be excited when people participate in Zoom meetings...

Letter writers explain online communication; thank Operation Blessing for its work; and warn that if the Democrats win in November, Virginians will be back to wearing masks....

 2021-09-09 21:45 

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Introducing, the McPlant: McDonald’s rolling out vegan burger in UK, Ireland...

The McPlant burger, developed with Beyond Meat, features a plant-based patty on a vegan sesame bun with vegan cheese, vegan sauce and other toppings. Both the patty and cheese are made with pea protein....

 2021-09-09 21:15 

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Lessons on Sept. 11 attacks trigger bullying of Muslim students...

Experts urge teachers to tell "the human stories of heroism and service" of the Sept. 11 attacks and not just focus on their carnage....

 2021-09-09 20:56 

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Charges dropped against Virginia Beach doctor, who shot wife and himself, after he’s declared incompetent to stand trial...

Dr. Edwin Cruz, 69, a former critical care and pulmonary specialist, had been charged with malicious wounding and illegal use of a gun in May 2020 after he shot his wife and himself at their home in the Church Point neighborhood in Virginia Beach....

 2021-09-09 20:48 

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Region/state roundup: Tire shortage prompts cancellation of Fastrak World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway...

Hoosier has struggled to provide enough of the specialized tires needed to compete on the dirt track in Middlesex County. Also, a Northern Virginia teaching golf pro wins the Senior Open of Virginia....

 2021-09-09 20:25 

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé foundations giving $2M in scholarship funding to Norfolk State, 4 other HBCU’s...

Lincoln University, Bennett College in North Carolina, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Central State University are the other HBCUs selected for the funding....

 2021-09-09 17:53 

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Body of Virginia man found buried in backyard, son charged in dad’s death...

Truman Nguyen, 78, was reported missing on Monday, news outlets reported....

 2021-09-09 17:48 

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Molinaro: We’re getting 10 more games in the ‘Triple-A Final Stretch’ whether we want them or not...

Columnist Bob Molinaro writes that the "Triple-A Final Stretch" will extend the Norfolk Tides' season into October by rescheduling 10 games lost to COVID postponements: Who asked for this? Plus, Bob weighs in on ODU football and expansion, Tyr...

 2021-09-09 17:14 

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Ten words softly echo throughout ‘Wild Women and the Blues’...

Employing a dual timeline, Bryce sets her novel in both Jazz Age and modern-day Chicago....

 2021-09-09 17:04 

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Solar projects have been gobbling up land in Chesapeake. Now city leaders are considering another....

The Borrego Centerville Solar Field was approved Wednesday night by the Planning Commission and will now head to the City Council for a final vote....

 2021-09-09 17:00 

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Picture books for kids: Reveling in the variety of the world’s people...

Four vibrant picture books recommended by fourth-grade teacher Caroline Luzzatto....

 2021-09-09 16:19 

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U.S. veterans groups hope more Afghans at risk can leave Afghanistan...

U.S. veterans groups hope that news that private evacuation flights are starting up again for Western citizens in Kabul means Afghans considered at risk for past work with Americans will soon be able to leave again as well....

 2021-09-09 15:19 

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757Teamz picks: Hampton, Woodside eager for Peninsula District clash in season opener....

The Crabbers and Wolverines play Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Elsewhere, top-ranked Oscar Smith visits Chesapeake rival Grassfield and No. 4 Maury hits the road for its opener in North Carolina....

 2021-09-09 14:00 

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Week 2 High School Football Stats | A look at leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, defense and kicking...

A look at high school football leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, defense and kicking....

 2021-09-09 13:54 

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Bailey’s Bayou brings flavors of New Orleans to Portsmouth...

Bailey's Bayou in Olde Town Portsmouth offers takeout with a focus on Cajun and Creole cuisine....

 2021-09-09 13:48 

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Basketball coach John Kelly led impactful coaching career from high schools to Old Dominion...

Kelly, who played at Rutgers, coached at Lake Taylor and Ocean Lakes high schools and at William & Mary and Old Dominion, as well as in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. He died recently of a heart attack....

 2021-09-09 11:59 

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Hampton Roads banks capitalize on demand for low-rate mortgages...

Two local banks shared how their mortgage loan activity increased during the pandemic as rates remained low and demand for homes remained high....

 2021-09-09 11:49 

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Lee statue’s 1887 time capsule to be removed; said to contain picture of Lincoln in coffin...

The capsule will be replaced with a new one that contains items reflective of current times, including an expired vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, a Black Lives Matter sticker and a photograph of a Black ballerina with her fist raised....

 2021-09-09 11:24 

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Man found shot to death in road in Chesapeake, police say...

Chesapeake police responded to the 1300 block of Pacels Way after reports of gun shots heard in the area....

 2021-09-09 02:45 

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Dalton Kelly’s 5 RBIs power Durham past Tides...

Kelly went 3 for 5 and hit his 26th homer of the season, one shy of the Triple-A East lead, to lead the Bulls to a 9-3 victory....

 2021-09-09 02:24 

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

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

 2021-09-08 22:59 

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Wednesday’s NFL roundup: Groin injury sidelines Washington WR Curtis Samuel again...

The wide receiver appeared to tweak a groin injury Wednesday that has been bothering him for months....

 2021-09-08 22:15 

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Editorial: Defending against cyberattack...

The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative puts Virginia at the forefront of preparing students for cybersecurity jobs and and protecting businesses, organizations and individuals from exploitive attacks....

 2021-09-08 22:10 

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Drew Sheneman: Big Government...

Cartoon by Drew Sheneman for Sept. 9, 2021....

 2021-09-08 22:05 

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Opinion: Report finds Virginia making strides for working families...

Virginia's move up the rankings as a good state for workers reflects considerable effort to improve the lives of state residents, Christina Tobias-Nahi writes in a guest column....

 2021-09-08 22:00 

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The Buzz for Sept. 9: What the nation learned from 9/11, 20 years later...

This week's Buzz question asked readers what lessons the country learned in the 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks....

 2021-09-08 21:37 

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Region/state roundup: ODU offers football, basketball seats for service members...

Old Dominion will provide complimentary tickets for retired and active military members and their families to Monarchs football and basketball games....

 2021-09-08 21:08 

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Sleeping toddler killed after 150 rounds fired into North Carolina home...

Asiah Figueroa was killed and his 4-year-old sister wounded when people in multiple vehicles opened fire on a house in Charlotte late Tuesday night, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said....

 2021-09-08 20:18 

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As William & Mary anticipates return of starter, another QB has intimate knowledge of this week’s opponent...

Cole Northrup played at Lafayette before transferring to William & Mary. Elsewhere, Norfolk State seeks to shore up special teams, while Hampton is happy to have its 'Killer Bees' in the backfield....

 2021-09-08 19:57 

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757Teamz picks: Thursday night’s high school football games...

Phoebus plays Warwick and York tangles with Poquoson in Thursday night games this week....

 2021-09-08 18:56 

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Virginia Beach approves short-term rentals at the Oceanfront...

The City Council approved new short-term rentals at the Oceanfront on Tuesday. Sandbridge is the only other area of Virginia Beach where they're allowed....

 2021-09-08 17:48 

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Old Dominion’s Stone Smartt has moved from quarterback to receiver, and he’s OK with that...

Smartt, a 6-foot-4, 232-pound native of Sacramento, California, decided to make the change after losing out to starter D.J. Mack in the battle to become ODU's quarterback. The Monarchs host Hampton Saturday in the first ODU home game since 2019....

 2021-09-08 17:47 

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A new drug being tested in Hampton Roads may prevent unvaccinated people from getting COVID-19...

The trial will enroll about 1,300 participants worldwide who will be randomized to receive either an antiviral medication or placebo pills every 12 hours for five days....

 2021-09-08 17:15 

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Black Pelican serves up flavorful seafood in Chesapeake location...

Nautical theme flows throughout Black Pelican, and the menu reflects the atmosphere....

 2021-09-08 17:09 

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Rubama: Hampton Roads schools need to take a simple stand – No COVID-19 vaccination, no sports...

Columnist Larry Rubama writes that Fairfax County Public Schools' no vaccine, no play rules should be adopted Hampton Roads schools....

 2021-09-08 16:53 

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Green Run hopes Tayon Holloway can carry the Stallions to first Beach District crown in 26 years...

Holloway — a 6-foot-1, 175-pound wide receiver/defensive back — has committed to play at North Carolina. He accounted for more than 800 all-purpose yards and 15 touchdowns to earn first-team All-Tidewater honors during the abbreviated spring s...

 2021-09-08 16:36 

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Best practice: Create a plan for your pet before emergency arises...

Lacey Shirey outlines best practices for how to prepare for and handle an emergency situation with your pet....

 2021-09-08 16:18 

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PBS culinary series, Virginia FOUND, debuts new episodes on Fridays...

The debut season of Virginia FOUND will air at 8:30 p.m. Fridays on WHRO TV 15. The first episode, on Yorktown and Gloucester, aired Sept. 3 and is available for streaming on WHRO....

 2021-09-08 15:58 

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‘I’m witnessing history happen’: Crowd cheers as Robert E. Lee statue is brought down in Richmond...

With the crowd chanting "Bring it down" and "The people, united, will never be defeated," the 12-ton statue of Lee atop a horse was lifted by crane from its 40-foot granite pedestal and placed on the ground below at about 8:55 a.m....

 2021-09-08 15:52 

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Division leader Matt Carter, Brad Adams take Modified triumphs at Langley Speedway...

Gordon Weeks, Jacob Harberts, Matthew Leach, Louie Pasderetz and Landon Florian also win races....

 2021-09-08 14:32 

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The Virginian-Pilot newsroom internship program...

The Virginian-Pilot is now accepting internship applications for summer 2022....

 2021-09-08 13:36 

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Mad Batter Bakery making a name in downtown Suffolk...

Owner Loretta Councill opened Mad Batter Bakery storefront in July, and business has been brisk....

 2021-09-08 12:58 

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Health care administrator finds joy in running Carrollton boutique...

The shop sells seasonal decor, gifts, women's clothing, jewelry, accessories, charcuterie boards, wine glasses, candles and more....

 2021-09-08 12:00 

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Hampton Roads remembers: A roundup of weekend events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11...

A list of memorial events in Hampton Roads this weekend to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11....

 2021-09-08 11:36 

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Massive Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond is coming down...

Crews are set to remove one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statute of Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia....

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