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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

Top Hampton Roads Articles

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  • Camp Invention analyzes kids creative process

    Summer on the Peninsula is a time for adventure – plenty of which is in store for students at some unique summer camps this season. From time travel and horseback riding to invention and firefighting, these camps will keep kids busy while building...
  • Missing man on City Council

    This week marked one of those transitions it's always important to reflect on – for the first time in a decade, the City Council sat down without Joseph Whitaker on the dais, giving voice to the concerns of the people of the South District....
  • Hampton Roads, we have roll-out ...

    Hampton Roads, we have roll-out ...
    A Saturday liftoff? It looks promising as Orbital Sciences Corp. rolled out the Antares rocket and Cygnus space freighter to the launch pad at Wallops Island. It's an hourslong process that began in the wee hours Thursday, from the rocket barn - or...
  • Get a discount on Busch Gardens Fun Card at Newport News Visitor Center

    Get a discount on Busch Gardens Fun Card at Newport News Visitor Center
    Discounts on Busch Gardens' Fun Cards are virtually non-existent. Fun Cards offer visitors the chance to pay for a single-day admission and return for unlimited visits through the summer months.  Visitors can get a small discount on the Fun Cards,...
  • Like South Texas in summer? Stick around ...

    Like South Texas in summer? Stick around ...
    If you like South Texas in summer, stick around — by 2100, Hampton Roads will sizzle like Lone Star steak. That’s the long-term forecast from Climate Central, a research and journalism group that looked at projected changes in average summer...
  • Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis

    Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis
    RICHMOND – Hampton Roads' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim...
  • Air Power Park to honor women aviators

    Anyone who has spent time on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton has driven past the Air Power Park and Museum. It's near the intersection with LaSalle Avenue and you can't miss it. Just look for the various missiles and fighter jets on display. Those outdoor...
  • Our unwanted 'deserts'

    Convenient access to fresh fruit and vegetables certainly isn't right, but it shouldn't be a luxury either. The health effects of a diet absent these ingredients are abysmal, and places considered "food deserts" report high rates of obesity,...
  • Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change

    Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change
    Go green. Get efficient. Grow smart. And, where necessary, retreat. That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. "Safe Coast Virginia: Climate...
  • First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion

    First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion
    Drivers who daily squeeze into a single lane driving eastbound on Fort Eustis Boulevard west of Interstate 64 will shortly have more driving room. The new bridge over the CSX tracks should be completed by August, said Newport News special projects...
  • Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?

    Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?
    An Army planning document released last week describes a devastating impact to Fort Eustis if deep budget cuts return in 2016. But at this point, it is based more in theory than reality. Still, even a theoretical cut of nearly 4,200 personnel from an...