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  • Learn how to grow oysters at July 15 workshop

    Learn how to grow oysters at July 15 workshop
    A workshop on how to grow oysters for Chesapeake Bay restoration is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. The workshop, sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is designed to get volunteers to grow oysters which will...
  • Debt hampers Va. college graduates' financial goals

    Joe Blount and his wife Rebekah knew paying for their education would be an investment. The couple have five children, a mortgage and nearly $160,000 in student loan debt between them. Rebekah went back to school at Hampton University to get her...
  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...
  • The DP List: Iconic foods of Hampton Roads

    The DP List: Iconic foods of Hampton Roads
    There are certain foods associated with the cities and counties of Hampton Roads. Some are easier to pinpoint than others, but whether you agree or disagree, you have to admit, there's a lot of good eating here east of Richmond. • Poquoson:...
  • Daily Press Text 2 Win Movie Ticket Sweepstakes Rules

    OFFICIAL RULES   1.            NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/12 log (updated Thursday PM)

    8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 8 (Tomblaine to Gerardmer).--NBC: WAVY 10, WWBT 12 8 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British Open third round (in Southport, England).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice (in Loudon, N.H.).--FS1 9...
  • Virginia education secretary visits shipyard apprentice school | With photon

    Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton toured the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding on Wednesday, visiting classrooms to get feedback from tomorrow's builders of aircraft carriers and submarines. According to company press release,...
  • New Smithfield Middle principal, other schools administration officials announced

    Former Westside Elementary Assistant Principal Fred Eng has been tapped to fill the top spot at Smithfield Middle School, following the departure of SMS Principal Jeff Mordica. Eng has been a teacher from the elementary to high school level, including...
  • Patti LuPone performs at the Ferguson Center

    Patti LuPone performs at the Ferguson Center
    There's no entertainment arena that Broadway legend Patti LuPone hasn't made her own. The two-time Tony Award winner (as Eva Peron in "Evita" and Madame Rose in "Gypsy") has starred in the ABC series "Life Goes On," HBO's "Girls" and Fox's "Glee." Her...
  • Notes and notables

    A life of service Effie Ashe spent 12 years on the Newport News School Board, but summarizing her public life to that service vastly underestimated the impact she had on this community. Yes, her passion was education, as the three terms on the school...
  • Reader feedback June 11: Food deserts, Pocahontas, climate change

    Food deserts In June, the Southeast community of Newport News lost its last grocery store and, as a result, residents there find themselves without reasonable access to these healthier food options. Convenient access to fresh fruit and vegetables...