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  • Living Here: Amusements and attractions

    If you think you'll be bored in Hampton Roads, try a few of these activities: American Rover. Sightseeing and party cruises on a tall ship. Narrated sailings and dinner cruises daily, rain or shine. Cruising mid-April through late October. Waterside,...
  • USS Enterprise, the carrier that changed everything, turns 50

    USS Enterprise, the carrier that changed everything, turns 50
    NEWPORT NEWS — Nine days after he turned 18, Robert "Bobby" Hawk stepped out of his father's 1951 Chevrolet on a humid, overcast Tuesday morning and began the walk from downtown Newport News to the James River waterfront. Before Hawk entered the...
  • Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia

    Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia
    The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
  • Mikulski likens loss of hospital ship Comfort to departure of Colts

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Wednesday likened the loss of the USNS Comfort to the departure of the Baltimore Colts – and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to reconsider. The U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced last month that it was moving the white-...
  • Irene could bring 3 feet of water to Hampton Roads

    Water levels in Hampton Roads are expected to rise three feet Saturday night if Hurricane Irene continues on its projected path. “There’s probably no doubt that we’ll get a lot of flooding,” said Larry Atkinson, an oceanography...
  • The rule is gone, not the culture, gay activists say

    The rule is gone, not the culture, gay activists say
    Although the U.S. has ended its ban on openly gay troops, Nicole Carry cannot envision a mass "coming out" of gay service members tomorrow or the next day. The policy has changed overnight. The culture shift might take a while. "I don't see a lot of...
  • Virginia and Florida spar over human spaceflight, aircraft carrier

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...