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  • $1,523,521: Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The city of Newport News will pay $1,523,521, about 2.3 percent, of the Hampton-...
  • Campaigning Warner visits vets in Gloucester

    GLOUCESTER – Senator Mark Warner told a group of veterans in Gloucester Monday that both the health care system and culture of the Veterans Administration needed to change, but it wouldn't be an easy fix. "We have a messed-up system," he said. "I'...
  • Applications available for enrichment courses on the Peninsula

    Science teachers will get a chance to get enrichment training from a Jefferson Lab's after school program. The Science Education group at the U.S. Department of Energy Research facility is taking applications for the program which runs from September to...
  • New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week

    New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week
    HAMPTON — Kevin Watterton was speechless for a moment. The Hampton firefighter stared out at the New York City Fire Department Rescue 4 truck that was parked in Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue's training center lot Monday morning. It's one of...
  • Aug. 19 Letters: Rep. Scott Rigell

    Rep. Scott Rigell Gene Magruder's Aug. 3 letter to the editor ("Time management") would lead the casual observer to believe that Rep. Scott Rigell was not concerned about the 2nd Congressional District. The fact is Rep. Rigell has supported...
  • Newport News attorney takes ALS ice bucket challenge

    Newport News attorney takes ALS ice bucket challenge
    A Newport News attorney is among the latest in the area to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign raising awareness for ALS that has gone viral in recent weeks, including among local law enforcement officials. Friday afternoon, Phil Hatchett, who...
  • Newport News man on trial in fatal shooting claims self defense

    NEWPORT NEWS — Whether a Newport News man was legally justified in taking a man's life is the question before jurors in a homicide trial that started Monday. Charles Crist, 31, is charged with murder and a firearms charge in the slaying of Greg K....
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors

    Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors
    The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members. The 2014-2015 officers are: President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office Executive Vice...
  • Billy Fallen bakes Billy Bread for shops and restaurants

    Billy Fallen bakes Billy Bread for shops and restaurants
    Billy Fallen sinks his hands into the large mound of dough that's been plopped onto the wooden table in front of him. He squishes and squeezes the spongy mass, cutting off hunks, weighing them and shaping them into round loaves. Some of the rounds are...
  • Hampton Roads Reader Events

    Hampton Roads Reader Events
    Upcoming events - Week of August 19 - Like shopping sales? Like supporting literacy? Check out Saturday's Ninth Annual "Shop for a Cause" one-day shopping event presented by Macy's. Newport News-based literacy group Peninsula READS is selling $5...