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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less

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  • Friday's 8/29 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    COLLEGES Special Hampton Nation launch celebration (at Ogden Hall, noon) Men’s soccer Old Dominion at Virginia, 8 Virginia Wesleyan at York (Pa.), 4:30 VCU Invitational: East Tennessee State at William and Mary, 7 Fairleigh Dickinson vs. VCU (at...
  • At the center of science

    For those of us without advanced physics degrees, the light bulbs above our heads remain dark when trying to understand the work conducted at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Exploring the origins of the universe and the fundamentals of...
  • HRTAC launches first community meeting

    HRTAC launches first community meeting
    POQUOSON — More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's (HRTAC) first community meeting at Poquoson High School. Voting members present at Wednesday's meet-in-greet...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine: Give Congress a say in Iraq

    Sen. Tim Kaine thinks the Obama administration can make a good case for U.S. military action to stop the surge of ISIL in Iraq. But the president needs to make it, and not just to the American people but to Congress. The Virginia Democrat stopped in...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
  • Woman airlifted to hospital after Suffolk accident

    Woman airlifted to hospital after Suffolk accident
    A 27-year-old woman was flown to a local hospital after she was partially ejected from her car in an accident in Suffolk Wednesday afternoon, a spokeswoman said. The accident happened just after 6 p.m. along Portsmouth Boulevard and Route 58 before...
  • Seniors to picket Hampton state of the city address

    HAMPTON — Senior citizens plan to picket Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address Sept. 3 because of action the City Council took this past spring that revokes a property exemption provided for elderly residents. Celestine Monroe said...
  • HRTAC community meeting set for Poquoson

    HRTAC community meeting set for Poquoson
    Residents of Poquoson and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to learn more about the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission's membership and quest at a meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight at Poquoson High School, 51 Odd Road....
  • 2014 Hampton Roads homicides

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 9—Stacey Velder (40, Chesapeake) was found dead in her home in the 1400 block of Foxton Street. Police have not revealed how she died but upgraded her death to a homicide following the results of an autopsy. Police have a person of...
  • Free prostate screenings for early cancer detection available in September on Peninsula

    Free prostate screenings for early cancer detection available in September on Peninsula
    Early detection of cancer is the best weapon in its successful treatment. Each year, 250,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men. Several health organizations are offering opportunities for free screenings...