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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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  • Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks

    Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks
    On a cloudy muggy morning along the shores of Deep Creek in Newport News' Menchville area, third generation marina operator Lonnell Perok-Coffen carries on the business left in her hands nearly five years ago by her father Steven Perok. "Business has...
  • Star Track: Maureen Slattery

    Star Track: Maureen Slattery
    After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them. The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
  • Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage

    Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage
    Conflicting rulings on a key component of Obamacare emerged from the Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., within hours of each other on Tuesday. Both addressed the tax credit subsidies for lower-...
  • Tennis: Menchville's Strehle, HRA's Prillamans, Fields take runner-up honors in Portsmouth junior event

    Tennis: Menchville's Strehle, HRA's Prillamans, Fields take runner-up honors in Portsmouth junior event
    Menchville High’s Matt Strehle took second place in the boys 16-and-under division at the Southside Eye Care Junior Satellite tournament at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth. He beat two opponents before falling to left-hander...
  • Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
  • Check out the latest board appointments by Gov. McAuliffe

    Hampton Roads professionals have been named to the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Board for Architects, the Council on Aging and the Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates. Here are the local board appointments recently announced by Gov....
  • Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads

    Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads
    Both Verizon and Cox are increasing Internet speeds for customers in Hampton Roads. On Monday, Verizon announced that FiOS home customers will start getting upload speeds that match their download speeds for video chatting or sharing videos or online...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods. Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
  • Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops

    Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops
    The Cygnus spacecraft that launched Sunday from Wallops Island made it safely to the International Space Station early Wednesday. The station's Expedition 40 crew grappled the space freighter at 6:36 a.m., and completed second-stage capture at 8:53 a.m....
  • Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June

    Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June
    NEWPORT NEWS — Homes sales are rebounding, and residential home inventory is approaching healthy levels, signaling a recovering housing market across Hampton Roads, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network...
  • Congress slams door on commissary cuts

    Congress slams door on commissary cuts
    The Senate version of the defense budget contains good news for Hampton Roads, and we're not just talking about saving an aircraft carrier. Besides restoring funds to refuel the USS George Washington, the budget adds money to maintain operations at on-...