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  • Dunkin' Donuts coming to downtown Newport News

    Dunkin' Donuts coming to downtown Newport News
    Shipyard and downtown workers will soon have a new option for their caffeine fix. Dunkin’ Donuts will soon be brewing its coffee, and serving up its multitude of breakfast sandwiches and donuts at 3201 Washington Ave., Suite 101, in the 30,000-...
  • Arthur becomes first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season

    Arthur becomes first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season
    Tropical Storm Arthur became the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season on Thursday after sparking evacuations along part of the North Carolina coast, where it threatened to disrupt Independence Day celebrations. Arthur was about 190 miles south-...
  • A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]

    A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]
    The clueless writer of your editorial "The Harris boycott" (July 7) totally blew off the fact that Washington, D.C., exists on federal money, and possession of marijuana is still a federal crime. You accused Rep. Andy Harris of not caring for the...
  • Notes and notables

    A life of service Effie Ashe spent 12 years on the Newport News School Board, but summarizing her public life to that service vastly underestimated the impact she had on this community. Yes, her passion was education, as the three terms on the school...
  • Silt restaurant opens up in the Kingsmill area

    Silt restaurant opens up in the Kingsmill area
    Chef Nelson Miller named his new restaurant Silt, which is also the word for a rich soil, and he adds, "in which to grow the finest crops possible." Miller and his wife-owner, Olivia, opened their new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Le...
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.

    Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.
    The latest forecasts for Tropical Storm Arthur show it well off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula as it passes by on the Fourth of July, but before that it could brush the Outer Banks as a Category 1 hurricane. The National Hurricane Center's...
  • Hurricane Arthur takes aim at Outer Banks for Fourth of July

    Hurricane Arthur takes aim at Outer Banks for Fourth of July
    Hurricane Arthur is expected to brush the Outer Banks of North Carolina early on the Fourth of July, but forecasts are only taking it further from the Delmarva coast after that. Hurricane warnings are in effect for coastal North Carolina, and the...
  • Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers

    North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval. Arthur developed...
  • Hurricane Arthur heads north, out to sea after hitting North Carolina

    Hurricane Arthur heads north, out to sea after hitting North Carolina
    North Carolina's Outer Banks absorbed a direct hit from Hurricane Arthur on Friday but emerged with only minimal damage as the storm blew out to sea and threatened riptides and flooding from New Jersey to Massachusetts. "I think we dodged one," Mike...
  • Arthur, no longer a hurricane, pelts southeast Canada

    Arthur, no longer a hurricane, pelts southeast Canada
    Arthur weakened from hurricane force on Saturday and pelted parts of southeast Canada with heavy rain and strong winds, leaving 250,000 homes and businesses without power, as the storm swept away from New England. Arthur weakened to a tropical storm on...