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  • Aug. 21 Letters:Ethics reform, vendor locations

    Time for reform I have been reading for three weeks now about the court proceedings in the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell case; it has been covered well by the Daily Press. I guess I am surprised that people making $170,000 a year could be in the financial...
  • 'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center

    'Idol' winner Scotty McCreery coming to Ferguson Center
     Scotty McCreery, the young country singer from North Carolina who rose to fame as the champion on season 10 of "American Idol," will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News in January, the venue announced on Wednesday morning.  McCreery...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Peninsula residents gather in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    Peninsula residents gather in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting
    As Newport News and Hampton residents gathered at two separate events hosted Wednesday in response to the recent shooting of a teen in Ferguson, Mo., at the hands of a police officer, community members and local officials said they hoped that trust...
  • Newport News police chief consulted on defusing Ferguson tensions

    Newport News police chief consulted on defusing Ferguson tensions
    Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers was one of several police chiefs from around the nation asked to share advice with a team of Missouri state police on how to defuse the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Myers has experience with tense community...
  • Survey shows Hampton Roads residents have the wrong idea about flooding, flood insurance

    Survey shows Hampton Roads residents have the wrong idea about flooding, flood insurance
    Two surprises cropped up in a new survey on perceptions about sea level rise in Hampton Roads: Fewer people than last year believe flooding has increased and, when it does flood, they believe their homeowner's insurance will cover it. Wrong on both...
  • Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads

    Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads
    VIRGINIA BEACH — The campaign stop by a Republican Senate hopeful Saturday in Virginia Beach felt more like a block party or family reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers to compliment the short, sweet campaign messages from a couple of national...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 22: Redesign, McDonnell trial

    •I'm calling to let you all know I certainly do like the new layout of the paper. Run with it. It looks far more professional to me. Thank you. •Jerry, Hampton: I don't know if anyone else has noticed that you have gone in the local section to...
  • Events planned in Hampton, Newport News in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    At least two events are scheduled to take place on the Peninsula Wednesday in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, that has sparked national outrage. Brown, who is black, was fatally shot by Officer Darren...
  • Update: People Express offer for $39 flight to New Orleans expires

    Update: People Express offer for $39 flight to New Orleans expires
    People Express, a new airline based out of Newport News, promoted its new route from Newport News to New Orleans with $39 air fares. The offer expired at midnight Tuesday. The $39 one-way fare is valid on travel on select dates through Oct. 15, 2014....
  • The best for the bench

    Operating an effective criminal justice system depends on a number of elements working in concert. Judges play a central role, meting out punishment when deserved and showing leniency when warranted. In the next four years, Newport News will see five...