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  • Kaine, Warner look for middle road on carbon rules

    When it comes to the EPA's newly announced carbon rules, U.S. sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are glad to have more time for study before the regulations are finalized. They're walking a fine line as representatives of a state that produces coal, but...
  • Cannon fire thundered down Main Street 150 years ago in the fiery Battle of Smithfield

    Cannon fire thundered down Main Street 150 years ago in the fiery Battle of Smithfield
    Harassing fire was nothing new for the Union gunboats that patroled Hampton Roads during the Civil War. More than one Yankee sailor felt the sting of a rebel rifle fired from the shore, and — despite armor shields that rivaled anything seen on the...
  • TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
      Bridge Lifts On US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County, the James River Bridge is scheduled to open at 12:30 p.m. Expect potential delays.   Source: Virginia Department of Transportation. 
  • The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past

    The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past
    The American and French victory over the British at Yorktown played out on such an epic scale that the massive earthworks — restored in the 1930s — still dominate the landscape 233 years later. But the trenches that won the Revolution on...
  • Hampton Roads' worst winters

    Despite the onslaught of some of the coldest temperatures recorded in two decades, the early winter weather of 2014 falls far short of many prolonged arctic blasts that have struck Hampton Roads in the past. These historic cold-weather events gripped...
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Golf GROUP 4A SOUTH REGIONAL Results from Monday’s and Tuesday’s tournament on Williamsburg National’s Yorktown Course: Team standings: 1. Jamestown  310-295-605 2. Glen Allen  315-306-621 3. Monacan  323-342-665 4....
  • Warmer, more humid weather Wednesday

    Warmer, more humid weather Wednesday
    Wednesday's going to feel much warmer than Tuesday with slightly higher temperatures and a boost in the humidity. The National Weather Service is calling for a high temperature of about 84 degrees, and the humidity is back up near 100 percent. Expect...
  • Complete ratings for all schools in the 757

    Complete ratings for all schools in the 757
      The ratings are used to determine which teams make the regional playoffs and the first round seedings. Sixteen teams qualify in each region. In 6A South and 5A south, the region is split into sections, one including Hampton Roads teams, the...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Summer Day Trips: Edenton, N.C., offers plenty of historic charm on the water

    "One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com. From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...