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  • Fourth of July events on the Peninsula

    Fourth of July events on the Peninsula
    Nearly everywhere on the Peninsula and the rest of Hampton Roads is hosting Fourth of July events and fireworks. 
  • Virginia inches closer toward opening blue crab winter dredge fishery

    Virginia inches closer toward opening blue crab winter dredge fishery
    After closing the winter dredge fishery for Chesapeake blue crab for seven years straight to help the struggling stock rebuild, the state is inching closer toward reopening it this winter. The Crab Management Advisory Committee of the Virginia Marine...

    Supreme Court blocks EPA regs for power plant emissions

    Supreme Court blocks EPA regs for power plant emissions
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked federal standards for mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, saying the cost for industry to meet those standards wasn't properly considered. The 5-4 decision is a blow to efforts to force coal- and...

    It's a ferry tale: Baby born on Virginia river crossing

    A Virginia couple's baby was so eager to enter the world that she was born on a ferry on the way to the hospital. Media outlets report that Kayla and Jonathan Cline's daughter, Emmaleigh Jane, was born early Wednesday morning on the Jamestown-Scotland...

    Group walks length of James River praying for its health

    A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination.  Led by Sharon Day, an elder of the Ojibwe American Indian tribe in Wisconsin, the group is carrying a pail ...