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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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  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • Family Dollar to close 370 stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • More people in Hampton Roads find jobs in February

    More people in Hampton Roads find jobs in February
    The Hampton Roads unemployment rate dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.7 percent from January to February as more people found jobs, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data. The region counted 9,298 more people as working and 861 fewer...
  • Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, according to an online...
  • Top Chef Mike Isabella comes to Hampton Roads

    Top Chef Mike Isabella comes to Hampton Roads
    This story is pretty cool, any way you slice it. Former “Top Chef” Mike Isabella is coming to Hampton Roads this weekend to make appearances at the Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden Show and the Culinary Institute of Virginia. At the garden show on...
  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Hampton VA Medical Center 3rd worst in U.S. in delay-related deaths

    Hampton VA Medical Center 3rd worst in U.S. in delay-related deaths
    Two patients at the Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center died and five became sicker because of delayed gastrointestinal care, according to a report released Monday by the National Veterans Administration. The report said the Hampton medical...
  • 'Dance with Todd' transforms lives of children with Down syndrome | With Video

     'Dance with Todd' transforms lives of children with Down syndrome | <span style=color:#ff0000><b>With Video</b></span>
    They flutter their arms, following the lead of 10-year-old Gus Zaletski. They shape their bodies into first position. One or two gaze at themselves intently in the wall-length mirror. Their movements are accompanied by classical music and the soft, live...
  • Wine, beer and food festivals in Hampton Roads crowd the spring calendar

    Spring brings warm weather and the opportunity to enjoy the many wine, beer and food festivals that Hampton Roads has to offer. Many feature Virginia-made products, but others offer foods and drink from around the world. Here's a list to mark on your...
  • $4 million: Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. RICHMOND – Something like 0.4 percent of all homes in Virginia don't have indoor plumbing, and there's a government program to put in the pipes...