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  • Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds

    Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds
    Driving across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel there's a familiar sight out on the water and the old saying pops in your head: "If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck..."
  • Hampton contractor pleads guilty to fraud

    NEWPORT NEWS — A Hampton businessman who recently pleaded guilty to failing to abide by federal wage standards wound up in federal court in Newport News Thursday to plead guilty to a new set of federal charges. David L. Merryman, owner of Merryman...

    Oil-exploring seismic blasts could soon disrupt whale territory

    NAGS HEAD, N.C. As early as next spring, the boom of seismic cannons will sound under the Atlantic Ocean as the first oil and gas exploration allowed off the East Coast in three decades gets underway. While federal officials and the oil and gas...

    On the Daily Press Bookshelf

    On the Daily Press Bookshelf
    Here’s a look at the titles that have recently come into the Daily Press newsroom. Check it out. Maybe you’ll be intrigued by a new local author or a genre you haven’t before read. Fiction/Poetry “Seasons of Sharing” by...

    Edouard set to become first major 2014 Atlantic hurricane

    (Reuters) - Edouard, a Category 2 hurricane, may become the first major hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season by Monday night although it poses no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said. The fourth hurricane and fifth named storm of the...