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  • July tonnage, revenue up at Port of Virginia

    July tonnage, revenue up at Port of Virginia
    Officials at the Port of Virginia say its 2015 fiscal year is off to a strong start after continued cargo volume growth in July. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, said Thursday its July 2014...
  • Student employment program extended through Sept. 30

    Student employment program extended through Sept. 30
    Friday marked the end of the first phase of a summer employment and enrichment program that sent 165 young people into the Newport News work force. The Summer Training and Enrichment program or STEP recognized the work of the students in a ceremony...
  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
  • Misguided on immigration

    Images of Central American children alone and crying in detention centers torment us while we debate what to do about immigration. A psychiatry professor gave part of the answer in a lecture long ago about child refugees who survived the apocalyptic...
  • 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'...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/24 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d....
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 8/25 log (updated Sunday AM)

    8:30 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2013: Hampton vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    NFL preseason: Minnesota at Kansas City (d.).--NFL Net. 11 a.m.    Volleyball: Sept. 2013: Hampton girls vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open first round.--...
  • 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...
  • 2 hospitalized after shooting outside Newport News hookah lounge

    2 hospitalized after shooting outside Newport News hookah lounge
    An early-morning shooting in Newport News left two men hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to Newport News Police. The call came in at 1:02 a.m. Saturday for a shooting at the Hookah King at 6139 Jefferson Ave., just...