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  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • Dedicated Veteran Inspired Wife To Start Military Support Group Enfield Hooah

    Terrill Gates, whose lengthy military service inspired the military support group Enfield Hooah, died Oct. 25. He was 49. Gates, of Enfield, enlisted in the U.S. Army when he was 17, following in the footsteps of his father who served during the Korean...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Shoeshine man with bounce in his step gains a foothold at Union Station

    Shoeshine man with bounce in his step gains a foothold at Union Station
    Marco Ramirez could not be more proud of his new shoeshine stand at Union Station. It was specially built out of wood to echo the waiting room's Art Deco armchairs. The brass footrests gleam. Ramirez beams. He stretches his arms wide. With these...
  • Federal magistrate judge set to retire from the bench

    One of Norfolk's longtime federal judges has announced his retirement, saying he will step aside next summer after nearly 28 years on the bench. U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller, who began the job in September 1987, will retire on Aug. 31. "I'm...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Coon Leaving Glastonbury Town Council

    Coon Leaving Glastonbury Town Council
    GLASTONBURY — During his 14 years of public service, Councilman Timothy P. Coon only knew one way to serve. "I put my heart into this town," Coon said Monday. "And I wanted to do the job right by putting the time into it that it required." But...
  • Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history

    Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ray Link said his father never really talked about his service during World War II until recently. "Daddy didn't tell us much," he said. "It takes somebody, something finally to get it out." That someone was 15-year-old Mitchell...
  • Libertyville police searching for distraught Army veteran

    Libertyville police searching for distraught Army veteran
    Police are searching for a 30-year-old U.S. Army veteran who “is believed to be distraught”¬†and was reported missing from his Libertyville home Monday night. Daniel Nerstrom was last seen around 6 p.m. Dec. 1, could be armed with a handgun...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships

    Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships
    The University of Central Florida has signed a new agreement with the U.S. Navy to cooperate more on training and military simulation programs. The agreement, signed Tuesday, allows employees from both institutions to share laboratories and other...