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  • Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list

    Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list
    The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
  • Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads

    Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads
    Help navigating the region The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a smart phone app with updated information about traffic on the state's interstates and highways. The free app is available through app stores or at http://www.virginiadot.org/...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • 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, 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Residents urged to pay attention to forecast ahead of storm

    Gloucester's Emergency Management Coordinator Creig Moore is urging residents to be prepared, make a plan, and gather an emergency kit in advance of Hurricane Arthur, which is taking aim at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Moore said the storm does...
  • Hurricane Arthur makes landfall at Cape Lookout, N.C.

    Hurricane Arthur makes landfall at Cape Lookout, N.C.
    Wielding 100-mph winds and punishing rain, Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday at Cape Lookout, N.C., threatening severe flooding and wind damage as it disrupted the July 4 holiday for a quarter-million beachgoers. The first named storm of...
  • Hurricane Arthur: Airlines relax change fees, Boston moves up concert

    Hurricane Arthur: Airlines relax change fees, Boston moves up concert
    Hurricane Arthur is already affecting Northeast travel plans, even though the storm remains off the coast of North Carolina where evacuations of the Outer Banks have been ordered for fear of big winds, rain and flooding. Boston has moved up the city's...
  • Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur
    HAMPTON — As the first hurricane of the season swept up the coast Thursday, many residents on the Peninsula went about their normal summer activities. While Hurricane Arthur is one of the earliest hurricanes to emerge in recent years, residents...