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  • Choral Society raises scholarship funds at comedy night

    It's "comedy tonight" this week when the Virginia Choral Society presents its music scholarship fundraiser at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Cozzy's Comedy Club, 9700 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News. Virginia Beach comedian and magician Joseph De Paul...
  • From Virginia, another idea for reversing crab decline

    The latest idea for pulling Chesapeake blue crabs back from the brink of disaster — a fascinating and frustrating subject about which everyone seems to have an opinion — comes from the watermen who harvest and sell crabs in the Virginia end of...
  • End your summer with a Labor Day picnic

    Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
  • A place to call home

    When he signed the Housing Act of 1949 into law, President Harry Truman believed it would establish "as a national objective the achievement as soon as feasible of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family." The United...
  • Isle of Wight schools to post 'In God We Trust' signs

    Isle of Wight schools to post 'In God We Trust' signs
    ISLE OF WIGHT — When students return to public school in Isle of Wight, they'll be greeted by something that may be surprising – and should have been in the schools for over a decade, according to state law. In the lobby of each school...
  • 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...
  • In Newport News, police focus on high-profile members, prevention to address gang problem

    A recent spike in youth violence and perceived gang crime has generated calls for action to take criminals off the streets. At a forum in June that brought together leaders and experts from Newport News and Hampton, officials said targeting gang members...
  • 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...
  • Children especially vulnerable to gangs, experts say

    Children are especially vulnerable to gangs because of their need for a sense of belonging, local experts say. Zima McGee, professor of sociology at Hampton University, said negative peer groups, like gangs, often step into children's lives when there...
  • Newport News mom: My son 'lost his life for a color'

    Newport News mom: My son 'lost his life for a color'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Dawn Rashko remembers when her son, Joel, was 5 or 6, he took several of her rings to school and gave them to the little girls in his class. "He loved the girls," she said sitting in her Newport News apartment. "He loved giving...
  • Parents send off students as freshmen move in at Hampton University

    HAMPTON — Hampton University welcomed about 1,000 new students Friday and Saturday as freshmen moved into the dorms on campus. While many of those students sang, danced, chanted and cheered at an event at Armstrong Stadium meant to welcome the...