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  • Residents' wells dry up as lake drawdown begins

    Even though work will not begin on the proposed Glasgo Dam repair project until next spring, residents around Glasgo Pond are already feeling the pinch, as their wells run dry and town officials scramble to find some way to alleviate the problem. Randy...
  • Obama unveils his Ebola response

    WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
  • Ebola 'czar' named by White House

    Ebola 'czar' named by White House
    President Obama on Friday tapped longtime Democratic operative Ron Klain to coordinate the federal government’s response to the threat of widespread infection from the Ebola virus. The move came as the president and his administration faced mounting...
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning

    Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning
    At precisely 10:16 Thursday morning, Anita Jennings will be ducking under a sturdy library table to ride out an earthquake. She won't be alone. Jennings is one of about 2 million people expected to join in this year's Great SouthEast ShakeOut...
  • Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems

    Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems
    While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is from a movie, "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is...
  • Ebola is much less scary than Hollywood's 'Contagion.' Or is it?

    While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is only from the movie "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is...
  • Mathews passes 'bare minimum' flood ordinance

    MATHEWS — An update to Mathews County's Floodplain Management Ordinance was finally passed Tuesday night with what officials referred to as bare minimum requirements. The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held a second public hearing Tuesday for...
  • Thousands of properties added to flood zones

    Thousands of properties added to flood zones
    Thousands of properties would be added to flood zones in Palm Beach County under proposed new federal flood maps. Although 35,891 parcels would be removed, 62,041 would be added because they at least border a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to a...
  • Residents urged to review digital flood insurance rate maps

    Residents of Palm Beach County and its municipalities are invited to look at newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for the county. The new maps were produced through a partnership between Palm Beach County, the South Florida Water...
  • Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding

    Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding
    Can street flooding be crowdsourced? Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets. When the app launches in a...