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  • Research, environmental efforts in Hampton Roads benefit from federal spending plan

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
  • Skiffes Creek dredging makes room for 'Army's Navy' at Fort Eustis

    Skiffes Creek dredging makes room for 'Army's Navy' at Fort Eustis
    NEWPORT NEWS — It's been more than 15 months since the 7th Transportation Expeditionary Brigade's largest ocean-going tugboat has been able to dock at Fort Eustis. Storms and currents stirred up silt and mud that filled in the channel along...
  • Falling temperatures, rain in Monday's forecast

    Falling temperatures, rain in Monday's forecast
    Cooler weather is on its way to Hampton Roads. Dress warm and grab an umbrella. A cold front is expected to drop temperatures during the day Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will likely be reached in the morning...
  • Falling temperatures, possible flurries in Hampton Roads Tuesday

    Falling temperatures, possible flurries in Hampton Roads Tuesday
    Expect wet, dreary weather and falling temperatures in Hampton Roads Tuesday. Flurries are possible, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wakefield said. The region reached its high temperature of about 42 degrees early in the day,...
  • At the center of it all, part 1: The humble beginnings, history of the Daily Press

    At the center of it all, part 1: The humble beginnings, history of the Daily Press
    The history of the Daily Press is one that is laced throughout with personal and public triumphs and trials. This week, to mark the newspaper's move to a new headquarters at City Center at Oyster Point, the Daily Press will take a look at not only the...
  • During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army

    During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army
    Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power. Though the United States would not enter...
  • Wet, chilly weather in Halloween weekend forecast for Hampton Roads

    Wet, chilly weather in Halloween weekend forecast for Hampton Roads
    Bundle up those trick-or-treaters because cooler weather is going to hit Hampton Roads starting Friday night. A cold front is the first of two weather systems expected to the impact the area during the weekend, according to Mike Montefusco, a...
  • Big things in small packages

    Diminutive work is the name of the game in one of Hampton Roads' largest and most popular invitational art shows, which returned this past month to the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. But after five previous annual installments of "Small...
  • Broward goes after Uber underground taxis

    Broward goes after Uber underground taxis
    Uber underground taxi service doesn't like Broward County's cab laws, so the technology giant isn't following them. The company's defiant stance set off a legal battle this week. County officials will send a cease and desist letter to Uber, warning...
  • UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms moving through Hampton Roads through evening

    UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms moving through Hampton Roads through evening
    5:06 p.m. update: A cold front is expected to continue moving through the area through the evening, bringing isolated thunderstorms that may bring gusty winds and brief heavy rain, according to a weather statement from the National Weather Service. ---...
  • Catch Santa south of the James this weekend

    If you’re looking to spend some time with Santa Claus south of the James River, you’ve got a couple of options between now and Christmas. The Isle of Wight County Museum will host its annual “Evening with St. Nick,” which will...