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  • 'Harry Potter' the stranded sea turtle gets his freedom

    'Harry Potter' the stranded sea turtle gets his freedom
    A sea turtle found injured and floating in the Chesapeake Bay last summer is one of 12 stranded turtles that were rehabilitated for release this week off the North Carolina coast.
  • Savvy Shopper offers frugal ideas for Valentine's Day romance

    Savvy Shopper offers frugal ideas for Valentine's Day romance
    A dozen roses: $50. Fancy dinner out: $50. Movie and popcorn to share: $27. Babysitter: $50. Even the simplest of Valentine's Day plans can cost a pretty penny. The National Retail Federation predicts that lovers will spend 6 percent more on their...

    VIMS makes ocean-safe biodegradable 'plastic' from bacteria

    VIMS makes ocean-safe biodegradable 'plastic' from bacteria
    For one week last August, Hampton Roads followed the progress of a sickly young sei whale as she swam erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay before she finally died. A necropsy found the whale had ingested a sharp, rigid shard from a...

    Virginia Aquarium mourns loss of two grand old dames: sand tiger sharks

    Virginia Aquarium mourns loss of two grand old dames: sand tiger sharks
    Last month, the Virginia Aquarium lost two of its longtime sand tiger sharks. Aquarium staffers in Virginia Beach say they were saddened by the loss of “Mystic” on Christmas Eve and by “Double Notch” just two weeks earlier. A...

    Virginia Aquarium will reopen its movie theater under National Geographic brand

    Virginia Aquarium will reopen its movie theater under National Geographic brand
     The Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach will reopen its giant-screen movie theater next week after a major renovation. The museum announced this news on Tuesday morning, along with a new partnership with the National Geographic brand.  The newly...