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  • DP Buzz: Abortion protests

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Rest is the best medicine for young athletes

    Sports injuries from repetitive motion and overuse are on the rise among young athletes. Dr. Jason Smith, director of Riverside Sports Medicine in Newport News, counsels parents to let their children try multiple sports, to take at least a couple of...
  • Reader feedback July 5: Hurricane Arthur, Hobby Lobby's new Va. Beach store

    Peninsula dodges Arthur Peninsula cities and counties reported no damage in the wake of Hurricane Arthur, which made landfall on the Outer Banks on Thursday night as a Category 2 storm. Peninsula cities had minor surface street flooding in the early...
  • Tennis: Whetstine, McFadden, Tonkins among first-day winners in PTPA Fourth of July Classic

    Tennis: Whetstine, McFadden, Tonkins among first-day winners in PTPA Fourth of July Classic
    Steve Whetstine (4.5) and York High's Josh McFadden and Virginia State's Kwmane Tonkins (4.0) were among the first-day winners at the Peninsula Tennis Patrons Association Fourth of July Classic at Huntington Park. The tournament will continue through...
  • Hurricane Arthur doesn't damper Hampton Roads residents' spirits

    Hurricane Arthur doesn't damper Hampton Roads residents' spirits
    At 7:30 a.m. Friday, seven fishermen in slickers and ball caps braved buffeting winds and pelting rain on the Engineer Pier at Fort Monroe. As Hurricane Arthur, then still a Category 2 storm, churned its way northeast from the Outer Banks, passing more...
  • Newport News neighborhood sees two shootings

    Newport News neighborhood sees two shootings
    The gunshots that killed 28-year-old Michael Deon Robinson were fired just hours after the vigil for the victim of another fatal shooting that took place the week before. Both of those fatal shootings happened about three houses apart from one another....
  • Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos

     Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos
    Upcoming home, garden events •Ask a Master Gardener in the Garden. Monday, July 7 and Thursday, July 24. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join the Newport News Master Gardeners during their work day in the Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park. Master...
  • Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check

    Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check
    The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment. In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
  • 770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week

    770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week
    Local law enforcement officials issued 770 summonses and arrests during a two-day initiative last week aimed at encouraging safe driving, according to Virginia State Police. As part of Project Motorcycle Enforcement Accident Reduction that took place...
  • Newport News-Williamsburg airport urging travelers to check for flight cancellations

    Newport News-Williamsburg airport urging travelers to check for flight cancellations
    Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport is urging travelers to check with their airline for flight cancellations due to Hurricane Arthur affecting travel across the East Coast. The airport's Twitter page says travelers should check the...
  • Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur
    HAMPTON — As the first hurricane of the season swept up the coast Thursday, many residents on the Peninsula went about their normal summer activities. While Hurricane Arthur is one of the earliest hurricanes to emerge in recent years, residents...