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  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza

    Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza
    FARMINGTON — Henry "Hank" Palm, a Travelers executive, who was integral in the development and building of Hartford's Constitution Plaza, died on September 1. He was 81. Palm was born in Verona, N.J. in 1933, where his parents Hugo and Rigmor Palm...
  • Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran

    The air tanker pilot who died in a crash at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday had a 13-year record of fighting wildfires from the air in California, officials said. The pilot -- identified Wednesday as 62-year-old San Jose resident Geoffrey Craig Hunt...
  • Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law

    Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law
    Laguna Beach police detectives and Orange County District Atty.'s Office investigators made an arrest Wednesday in a 1998 cold case homicide. Officers arrested John Edward Gutierrez, 46, of Aliso Viejo, on suspicion of killing Lillian DeVilla, 55, and...
  • Navy celebrates birthday with Fleet Week events

    The U.S. Navy, local businesses and civic organizations are holding a slew of events over two weeks celebrating Fleet Week in Hampton Roads and the service's anniversary. The Navy turns 239 on Monday. The Fleet Week Golf Tournament will be held...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester

    Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A U.S. Navy veteran and former Marine Corps martial arts instructor plans to open a gym downtown next month. Yaw Agyapong, 28, says his goal is to open Lion Heart Health and Fitness in the second week of November. The space at 942 Main...
  • "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."

    "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."
    HARTFORD--The shattered hull of the USS Emmons lies in 140 feet of water off Okinawa. Nine members of her crew gathered at the State Capitol Friday to remember and honor those who died with their ship nearly 70 years ago. Armand Jolly was a gunners mate...
  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Three vie for open District 100 House seat

    Three vie for open District 100 House seat
    An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race. District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...