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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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  • 11:25 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Field hockey Grafton 3, Jamestown 0 Walsingham Ac. 2, Nansemond-Suffolk Ac. 0 Hampton Roads Ac. 5, Williamsburg Christian Ac. 1   BRUTON 5, LAFAYETTE 0 Half: 2-0. Goals: Burket 2, Hill 2, Everettte. Assists: McCurdy 3, Pauley, Hill, Everette, Copeman....
  • Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October

    Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October
    Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch its third operational mission, called Orb-3, from Wallops Island to the International Space Station on the evening of Oct. 18. An Antares rocket is expected to blast off no earlier than 10:14 p.m. from the...
  • Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals

    Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals
    A large armored vehicle that in recent years patrolled the battlefields of the Middle East now stands at the ready in York County. Once used to help American troops avoid getting killed or maimed by roadside bombs, the imposing vehicle was turned over...
  • Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?

     Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?
    Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind. But they went through the...
  • Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon

    Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon
    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his...
  • Friday's 10/24 local schedule (updated Thursday PM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball Coppin State at Hampton, 6 Morgan State at Norfolk State, 7 Randolph-Macon at Christopher Newport, 7 Women’s soccer William and Mary at James Madison, 7 Old Dominion at Rice, 8 Women’s tennis East Carolina...
  • Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween

    Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween
     There are many great things about Halloween, and one of them is that we suddenly get lots of classic horror movies turning up on TV and on the big screens.  I love a good horror flick as much as anybody. Heck, I even like the bad ones.  That's why I'...
  • Va. National Guard to build training facility in Virginia Beach

    The Virginia National Guard breaks ground on a new training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach at 10 a.m. Friday. The first of two phases of construction includes two 70-feet-by-120-feet steel frame tensioned fabric structures and two 180-feet...
  • The DP List: Best places in Hampton Roads to pick your own pumpkin

    October is Virginia Pumpkin Month, courtesy of a proclamation by the governor. So we need to get out there and support those pumpkins. "Pumpkin growers report an abundant crop, ready for carving and cooking," says Sarah Lovejoy Pennington, a spokeswoman...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Williamsburg Christian boys advance to Metro soccer final

    Boys soccer: **Williamsburg Christian Academy reached the Metro Conference tournament final with a 2-0 home victory Thursday over Atlantic Shores. WCA will play for the title at 7 p.m. Saturday at top-seeded Portsmouth Christian, which ousted Denbigh...
  • Thursday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Football Hampton 49, Menchville 10 Lafayette 41, New Kent 7 Boys soccer Metro Conference semifinals: No. 1 Portsmouth Christian 5, No. 4 Denbigh Baptist 1 No. 2 Williamsburg Christian Ac. 2, No. 3 Atlantic Shores 0 Boys volleyball Heritage d. Lakeland...