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  • Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine

    Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine
    Virginia, famous for its country ham, is also becoming known for its oysters and wine. Seven different regions of the Chesapeake Bay and along the Eastern Shore are producing some of the world's best oysters. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently declared...
  • 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....
  • Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River

    Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • Army's largest tug returns to Fort Eustis after dredging

    NEWPORT NEWS — There was a different kind of homecoming at Fort Eustis Monday. For the first time in two years, the crew of the USAV MG Winfield Scott moored their ocean-going tug boat at its home port on base. "Hey look! The large tug is back,"...
  • 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...
  • Friday's 1/9 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s basketball Apprentice at Briarcliffe (N.Y.), 7 Elon at William and Mary, 7 Indoor track and field Gene Anderson Invitational (in Chapel Hill, N.C.; including Hampton) Women’s tennis Tulsa tournament (including Old Dominion)...
  • 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,...
  • Warmer weather Friday following record-breaking cold blast

    Warmer weather Friday following record-breaking cold blast
    We'll see a more than 10-degree temperature jump Friday, but you'll still want to dress warm. The National Weather Service forecast shows a high temperature of about 41 degrees and a low of 20 overnight. Expect partly sunny skies with southwest winds 11...
  • 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...
  • Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys

     Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys
    Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe. Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....