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  • $44,725 for coordination of records

    HAMPTON — When it comes to paperwork, City Hall knows how to produce it. Hampton has budgeted $44,725 in fiscal year 2015 to coordinate the records it produces. The money is used to organize and track city records by "improving the timeliness...
  • Rolling Stone never asked university about rape allegations, according to emails

    Rolling Stone never asked university about rape allegations, according to emails
    A Rolling Stone reporter and a fact checker for the magazine never sought a reaction from officials at the University of Virginia about an alleged gang rape at a campus fraternity in 2012, according to an extensive exchange of emails between the...
  • Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released

    Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released
    The confused and lengthy effort to find the missing mug shot of a former Windsor police chief accused of embezzlement has finally yielded a booking photo — but the picture of why it was hard to get remained fuzzy until recently. Arlis "Vic"...
  • DP Buzz: Handgun sales

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer....
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • Bourey reluctant to share Newport News capital plan information

    NEWPORT NEWS — City department heads requested nearly $693 million in project funding over the next five years, but the list City Manager Jim Bourey submitted to the City Council calls for spending $475 million without explaining what was cut or...
  • Two Doctors Fined $5,000 Each By Med Board

    The state Medical Examining Board fined a New London obstetrician $5,000 Tuesday for mistakenly cutting ligaments on the sides of a woman's uterus instead of the fallopian tubes during a tubal ligation. The board also imposed a year of probation on the...
  • Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank

    Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank
    National business banking lender CIT Group Inc. stands to collect more than $1.4 billion from federal regulators to cover future losses should its purchase of OneWest Bank in Pasadena be approved. News of the loss coverage, part of a Freedom of...
  • Report: Teacher's Actions 'Freaked Out' Students

    Report: Teacher's Actions 'Freaked Out' Students
    A Southington High School teacher put on administrative leave last month was suspended after showing up to school drunk and engaging in erratic behavior that left students "freaked out" and "scared," according to records released by the school district....
  • Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators

    Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators
    In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
  • U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud

    U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud
    With seafood fraud a continuing problem in Maryland and across the nation, environmentalists, fishermen and lawmakers are expressing concern about a decline in the number of special investigative agents and enforcement cases at the National Oceanic and...