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 2021-06-03 22:49 

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Advocates oppose Virginia Beach housing project because it would institutionalize people with disabilities...

Local advocates are encouraging city officials to cut ties with the project because they say creating an isolated housing community only for disabled people goes against best practices....

 2021-06-03 22:15 

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Editorial: Make mental health a priority in Virginia...

Putting mental health front and center in Virginia means pushing for reform and funding to better the system and improving outcomes....

 2021-06-03 22:10 

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Steve Breen: Inflation...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for June 4, 2021....

 2021-06-03 22:05 

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Opinion: Dominion decision will help company reach clean energy goals...

Changing how Dominion purchased energy will allow the company to meet its ambitious net-zero carbon goals, Dominion's William Murray writes in a guest column....

 2021-06-03 22:00 

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Letters for June 4: Tammy Ishmael is the right pick for Hampton city treasurer...

Letter writers endorse Tammy Ishmael for Hampton city treasurer, question former President Donald Trump's business skills, and discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

 2021-06-03 21:34 

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VCU expels fraternity chapter after student death...

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the university's student organization conduct committee found Delta Chi responsible for violating policies on hazing and alcohol....

 2021-06-03 21:10 

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Two women compete for 82nd District’s Republican nomination...

Jason Miyares' win for the attorney general nomination has opened the door for newcomers to compete for the Republican nomination for the 82nd district....

 2021-06-03 20:46 

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Molinaro: Stevens, Krzyzewski forever linked on big news day...

Brad Stevens, once rumored to be a great fit for Duke, becomes the Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations on the same day Mike Krzyzewski's retirement plan and Duke successor become known....

 2021-06-03 19:41 

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James Madison stuns No. 1 seed Oklahoma in WCWS opener...

Kate Gordon cranked a solo homer in the top of the eighth inning and Odicci Alexander threw a complete game to help James Madison stun top-seeded Oklahoma 4-3 in eight innings in the opening game of the Women's College World Series....

 2021-06-03 19:33 

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5 William & Mary swimmers take a victory lap for program at the Olympic Trials...

Months after the program was almost eliminated, William & Mary swimmers, Colin Wright, Missy Cundiff, Jack Doherty, Ian Thompson and Ben Skopic will compete in the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska....

 2021-06-03 19:30 

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Top-seeded Old Dominion embraces tough NCAA regional road fresh off C-USA tourney title...

As the top-seeded Monarchs prepare for Friday's Columbia (South Carolina) Regional opener against fourth-seeded Jacksonville, coach Chris Finwood believes his players have the requisite experience to ignore the heat....

 2021-06-03 19:22 

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Norfolk State won’t be intimidated as it enters the NCAA tournament spotlight for the 1st time...

The fourth-seeded Spartans (25-26), who won the first MEAC Tournament title in program history last week, face off with regional No. 1 seed and No. 13 national seed East Carolina (41-15) at noon Friday on ESPN3....

 2021-06-03 19:14 

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Temporary sidewalk added near Virginia Beach’s Cavalier hotel after outcry...

After residents expressed concerns about a construction fence blocking public access near the Cavalier hotel, a new, temporary sidewalk has been added....

 2021-06-03 19:06 

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Virginia port harbor expansion funding is part of Biden’s proposed budget...

The port has already begun deepening and widening its shipping channels, but the federal dollars will help ensure the project stays on time for completion in 2024....

 2021-06-03 18:22 

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Bayside High grad, a former football phenom, starts book club to share insight...

Eugene Holloman is on a mission to give student-athletes the tools to succeed in life....

 2021-06-03 16:58 

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Laskin Road movie theater to reopen this month in Virginia Beach...

Beach Cinema Alehouse closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, and its fate was up in the air. Now, its owners are bringing it back to life and plan to reopen it soon....

 2021-06-03 16:30 

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5 ways to celebrate Dad on Father’s Day in Virginia Beach...

Give Dad what he really wants this year — a fun day with the kids....

 2021-06-03 15:13 

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Pride might look a little different this year, but there’s plenty to celebrate....

Hampton Roads Pride has organized in-person and virtual events to help the proud ones and their allies observe the occasion all month long....

 2021-06-03 14:55 

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Virginia’s poet laureate awarded $50,000 to expand the community of poets...

With Luisa Igloria of Norfolk, Richmond's Roscoe Burnems is also honored by the American Academy of Poets....

 2021-06-03 14:43 

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New art museum at Virginia Beach’s Oceanfront gives selfie lovers a place to pose...

From the mind behind Escape! Nightmare Mansion comes Lost Planet, a wild, wacky museum with reality-defying props for the ultimate selfies,...

 2021-06-03 14:28 

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Virginia Beach included in one of the nation’s largest extreme heat studies...

The data will "give us a really important snapshot about what our city does when it has a fever," said Jeremy Hoffman, chief scientist with the Science Museum of Virginia....

 2021-06-03 14:05 

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Seaside Platter at Off The Hook Seafood & Chophouse is a delicious offering...

Seaside Platter consists of three shrimp, three oysters, two scallops, a mahi-mahi filet and a crabcake....

 2021-06-03 13:37 

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‘Frightening’ tale of Senegalese soldier wins International Booker Prize...

"At Night All Blood Is Black" is a short novel about a soldier who goes insane while fighting for France in World War II. It wins the prize for the best book translated into English and published in Britain or Ireland; it's now available in th...

 2021-06-03 13:00 

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Oscar Smith to host football power St. John Bosco of California next season...

Oscar Smith High will host St. John Bosco High (California) on Sept. 17...

 2021-06-03 12:53 

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North Carolina social studies documents revised after some felt they overemphasized Black topics...

The state Department of Public Instruction is working on documents that will help teachers use new K-12 social studies standards that focus more on racism, discrimination and the perspectives of marginalized groups....

 2021-06-03 12:25 

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This century-old Chesapeake school will soon anchor a Black history center...

The Cornland School is believed to be the oldest African American school in Hampton Roads that was built before the Rosenwald school movement....

 2021-06-03 12:00 

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In Full Bloom: A tree with girdling roots needed moving. To stake or not?...

Girdling roots can stress tree trunks. Inspect and remove these stranglers before problems develop....

 2021-06-03 11:30 

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Reddix Rules Fund program to develop Hampton Roads women business owners and award prize money...

Angela Reddix, founder, president and CEO of ARDX, kicked off "The Reddix Rules Fund: Creating a Millionaire" on May 20....

 2021-06-03 11:29 

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Get off autopilot to move your career forward | Expert column...

Millions of people feel like they are living their life on autopilot. This is the word to describe when day in and day out, it's the same thing, to the point that many feel they are sleepwalking through life....

 2021-06-03 05:53 

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Durham dominates Tides in series’ second game...

Wander Franco, baseball's most highly regarded minor leaguer, has three of the Bulls' 12 hits....

 2021-06-03 02:46 

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Suffolk forum becomes heated as mayor mulls participation in “Gun Violence Awareness Day”...

Mayor Mike Duman read a proclamation at Wednesday's City Council meeting to recognize June 4 as National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Suffolk....

 2021-06-03 01:48 

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

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

 2021-06-03 01:21 

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Portsmouth police officer injured during traffic stop involving stolen vehicle...

The officer attempted to take the driver into custody before he drove away with the officer partly inside the vehicle, later crashing near the 2000 block of Elm Avenue....

 2021-06-02 22:48 

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Backed by PAC money in 79th House District race, newcomer outspends three-term incumbent...

The 79th House District includes parts of Portsmouth, Chesapeake and Norfolk. For the first time since 2015, Del. Steve Heretick is facing challengers — Dante' Walston and Nadarius Clark....

 2021-06-02 22:15 

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Editorial: Tuition pauses serve students...

Freezing tuition and fees for students as the commonwealth emerges from the pandemic is a welcome decision....

 2021-06-02 22:14 

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A Confederate monument stolen in Alabama. A banner sought in Richmond. Now, an arrest....

A Louisiana man charged in the odd disappearance of the chair-shaped monument surrendered to authorities Wednesday in what his lawyer called his first trip to the city where the alleged theft occurred....

 2021-06-02 22:10 

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Drew Sheneman: Keep Pushing...

Cartoon by Drew Sheneman for June 3, 2021....

 2021-06-02 22:05 

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Opinion: Mitigation, not testing, key to keeping schools safe...

By taking aggressive mitigation measures, Chesapeake schools can effectively protect students and staff, city Health Director Nancy Welch writes in a guest column....

 2021-06-02 22:00 

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The Buzz for June 3: Summer plans as COVID restrictions end...

This week's Buzz question asked readers about their summer plans now that coronavirus cases are in steady decline and pandemic restrictions have eased....

 2021-06-02 21:44 

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He told police he and another man talked about robbing a woman. Now they’re accused in her death....

Luther Polston IV and Matthew English are accused in the April 2019 death of 30-year-old Toni Isenburg....

 2021-06-02 21:00 

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Any takers? Port of Virginia is selling three 250-foot cranes — and they’re only $50K apiece....

It might seem odd that the port is selling off this sort of equipment now. It's been expanding its two other container facilities, and two years ago welcomed four towering cranes to Virginia International Gateway to efficiently handle growing capacity...

 2021-06-02 20:23 

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Expect rain over the next 24 hours in Hampton Roads, weather service says...

"Showers will just kind of over spread the area over the next couple of hours and kind of continue on and off all night," said meteorologist Mike Rusnak....

 2021-06-02 19:59 

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Virginia Tech football player, a former Cox High star, charged with second-degree murder...

Virginia Tech freshman football player Isimemen Etute was arrested and charged with second-degree murder Wednesday in connection with the death of a Blacksburg resident....

 2021-06-02 19:14 

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‘Stand your ground’ defense rejected in Florida iguana killing...

PJ Nilaja Patterson, 43, must stand trial on a felony animal cruelty charge, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Jeffrey Dana Gillen ruled recently in denying the unusual defense, the South Florida SunSentinel reported....

 2021-06-02 19:02 

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Man accused of East Ocean View murder heads to trial in Norfolk...

Diandre Moss has made an extraordinary effort over the past two years to free himself. Charged with murder, he's been locked up in the Norfolk jail since July 2019 when, by his own admission, he shot and killed a man in East Ocean View....

 2021-06-02 18:39 

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Sentara will not merge with North Carolina-based hospital chain Cone Health...

Pending regulatory reviews, the deal was expected to close this summer....

 2021-06-02 18:25 

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Greenbrier Christian alum’s adjustments help James Madison’s softball dream come true...

Moved into a new role earlier this season, Emily Phillips is thriving at the right time as James Madison's softball team has advanced to the Women's College World Series for the first time....

 2021-06-02 16:01 

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Virginia Symphony Orchestra names Eric Jacobsen new music director...

Meet Eric Jacobsen, a 38-year-old cellist and conductor that makes a talent out of mixing classical canon and moving works by undiscovered composers. He begins his tenure on July 1....

 2021-06-02 15:47 

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Clergy, civil rights activists call for ‘spiritual warefare’ as the push for answers in Andrew Brown case...

Clergy pressed for a special prosecutor to handle the case in Elizabeth City, noting that Pasquotank County District Attorney Andrew Womble is too close to deputies who shot Andrew Brown....

 2021-06-02 14:57 

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Menchville’s Matt Fitzer has a knack for scoring the clutch goal...

Menchville senior forward Matt Fitzer scored the equalizer on a penalty kick as the No. 2 Monarchs tied No. 6 Kecoughtan 1-1 on Tuesday....

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