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  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...
  • 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-...
  • Yorktown Watermen's Museum wants scenic and historic designation for York River

    Yorktown Watermen's Museum wants scenic and historic designation for York River
    YORKTOWN — The Watermen's Museum in Yorktown is in discussions with five localities in an effort to win a Virginia "scenic and historic river" designation for the York River. If they're successful — a process that could take more than a year...
  • Isle of Wight County Schools delayed 2 hours on Wednesday

    The threat of icy weather overnight has lead Isle of Wight County Schools officials to delay the start of school on Wednesday by 2 hours, according to the school division's spokeswoman. On Tuesday afternoon, Virginia Department of Transportation crews...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    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 the Virginia Supreme...
  • VIMS geologists use sediment cores as a window to the past

    VIMS geologists use sediment cores as a window to the past
    When geologists study the history of the Chesapeake Bay or other coastal environments, sometimes they go deep. Literally. Sometimes hundreds of feet deep. They don't plumb the murky depths of the water itself, but the soft subsurface lying beneath....