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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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  • Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts

    Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts
    It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding. In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision

    Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision
    NEWPORT NEWS — A day after same-sex couples in Virginia were allowed to marry, Ashley Dixon was in no hurry to get to the courthouse. "I'm excited, I'm very excited," said Dixon, who has been in a relationship for six years. "One day, me and my...
  • Hampton Roads leaders discuss community, law enforcement relations

    Building trust among Hampton Roads law enforcement officials, prosecutors and members of the community is the key to avoiding the race-related tensions seen in Ferguson, Mo., several local leaders said Monday night. About 70 people gathered at Bethel...
  • Damages may be collected in Chinese drywall suit affecting 7 Hampton Roads families

    A federal judge has ruled that homeowners whose homes were damaged by Chinese drywall may collect any future damages from company Taishan Gypsum, according to a federal court order. U.S. District Court Judge Eldon Fallon ruled that the homeowners'...
  • Coal-filled cargo ship auctioned off

    A Ukranian cargo ship anchored off the Cape Charles coast for 11 months was auctioned Monday in Norfolk for $8.3 million, Inside Business reports. The winning and only bidder, Hong Kong-based Noble Chartering Inc., had chartered the ship to deliver more...
  • Fire engine repair company moving headquarters to York, with video

    Fire engine repair company moving headquarters to York, with video
    A fire engine repair and maintenance company is moving its headquarters from Manassas to York County because the company president wants to be closer to home and says there is need for emergency vehicle repairs in Hampton Roads. Joe Pack, the...
  • Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak

    Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak
    Soldiers from Fort Eustis and Fort Story are scheduled to join airmen from Langley Air Force Base as part of the military response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. The Army deployment from Hampton Roads is part of a much larger Army effort...
  • Complete ratings for all schools in the 757

    Complete ratings for all schools in the 757
      The ratings are used to determine which teams make the regional playoffs and the first round seedings. Sixteen teams qualify in each region. In 6A South and 5A south, the region is split into sections, one including Hampton Roads teams, the...
  • Incumbents' entitlement

    From the earliest days of the republic, American statesmen worried that partisan interests would undermine the viability of the national government. That prediction seems strikingly accurate these days. These days we see a deeply divided Congress unable...
  • Cases of enterovirus D68, respiratory illness affecting children, confirmed in Eastern Region

    Cases of enterovirus D68, respiratory illness affecting children, confirmed in Eastern Region
    The Virginia Department of Health has confirmed that the Centers for Disease Control found several samples submitted from the Eastern Region of Virginia, which includes Hampton Roads,  tested   EnterovirusD68 . Larry Hill, spokesman for the Dept. of...
  • Tuesday's 9/30 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer William and Mary at Charlotte, 7 Women’s volleyball Christopher Newport at Salisbury, 7 Men’s tennis ITA All-American Championships (in Tulsa, Okla.) Women’s tennis ITA All-American Championships (in Los...