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  • How much do you know about your cup o'Joe?

    How much do you know about your cup o'Joe?
    You drink it, sip it, brew it and guzzle it. If you're like a lot of people, you can't fully open your eyes without it. But how much do you really know about your coffee? The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is ready to shed some fascinating new light...
  • Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News

    Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News
    Sara Ruggles helps create the big picture at Newport News Shipbuilding. Thanks partly to her, top executives can see how nuclear-powered warships fit together. Not bad for someone who was waiting on tables a few years ago. It was May 2008 when...
  • Hampton Roads romance writers share favorite love stories

    Hampton Roads romance writers share favorite love stories
    With Valentine's Day just a few days away, we thought it would be fun to share favorite love stories from the experts – romance novelists. We asked local romance writers to name their favorite all-time romances, and why. Here are their picks:...
  • Author shares stories in Hampton Roads events

     Author shares stories in Hampton Roads events
    Author Michael Tougias writes about tragedies and miracles on the high seas. In his most recent release, "Rescue of the Bounty," he tells of the fateful sinking of the replica tall ship HMS Bounty off the North Carolina coast in 2012. It is his sixth...
  • Carol Capó, former opinion editor and arts leader, died Thursday

    Carol Capó, former opinion editor and arts leader, died Thursday
    NEWPORT NEWS — Carol Capó, former opinion editor at the Daily Press and director of the Newport News Public Art Foundation, died Thursday following a lengthy illness with lung cancer. She was 66. Daily Press Publisher Digby Solomon cited her wit...
  • Grey Goose opens new location at The Mariners' Museum

    Grey Goose opens new location at The Mariners' Museum
    The Grey Goose cafe, bakery and catering company has opened a second location at The Mariners' Museum. The cafe menu will include a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts with daily specials. No museum admission is required to eat there....
  • Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case

    Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case
    NEWPORT NEWS — A juvenile court judge on Thursday ruled there's sufficient evidence to send to a grand jury the case of a Newport News teenager accused of gunning down two Warwick High School students with a 12-gauge shotgun last August. The slain...
  • New PFAC exhibit explores black history, culture

    New PFAC exhibit explores black history, culture
    A new exhibit opening Saturday at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center captures one of the nation's — and the Peninsula's — ugliest chapters in history with a thought-provoking collection of photographs, paintings and other works of art....
  • Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors

     Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors
    Is one of your New Year resolutions to read more in 2015, or perhaps try a new genre or author? Check out the latest local-author additions to the Daily Press bookshelf. Fiction "The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel" by David Poyer. Fiction/Military/...
  • Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor

     Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor
    More than 150 years after it sank off Cape Hatteras inside the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, a woolen coat discarded by a Union sailor trying to escape the doomed ship is approaching another milestone. Found inside the vessel's famous gun turret not...
  • Newport News residents can get free admission to attractions in January

    Newport News residents and current city employees can get free admission to eight Newport News attractions in January with a free Ambassador Pass. The pass allows free one-time admission for two adults and two children at two attractions each week in...