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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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....
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...