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James River

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  • The election that might have been

    The election that might have been
    When it came to the U.S. Senate, Hampton Roads spoke with a strongly Democratic voice Tuesday. But in its congressional districts — considered among the most badly gerrymandered in the nation — not so much. The region went 54 percent to 46...
  • Car dealership for sale on Route 17 in Carrollton

    Car dealership for sale on Route 17 in Carrollton
    A 22,292-square-foot car dealership on 4.3 acres two miles south of the James River Bridge is for sale for nearly $2 million, CBRE-Hampton Roads says. Click here for more information.
  • Sunshine Wednesday before rain, Arctic air moves in

    Sunshine Wednesday before rain, Arctic air moves in
    Get outside and enjoy the weather Wednesday. The National Weather Service is calling for partly sunny skies and a high temperature of about 69 degrees. Fog could impact your morning commute. It'll likely lift by about 9 a.m., according to the weather...
  • Freeze warning tonight for most of Peninsula; gusty winds into Saturday morning

    Freeze warning tonight for most of Peninsula; gusty winds into Saturday morning
    The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most areas on the Peninsula. The warning is in effect through 9 a.m. Saturday. Newport News, Hampton, York County and Poquoson are covered under the outlook. A freeze warning means that sub-...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago

    No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago
    It's been a year since the Virginia Department of Transportation installed studs on the new James River Bridge grid deck in an attempt to stop a sharp increase in accidents, including a crash that killed a young woman. There have been no reportable...
  • Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge

    Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge
    Congestion continues to back up traffic around much of Hampton Roads this morning, particularly on the southside, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. At the James River Bridge on U.S. Route 17, an opening is scheduled for 11 a.m....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...