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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Newport News probable cause hearing set for man charged in wife's slaying

    NEWPORT NEWS — A new probable cause hearing date has been set for a man charged with stabbing his wife to death. Barharadin Juma is charged with stabbing Jamila Adams to death April 28. A probable cause hearing for the case has been set for Oct....
  • Newport News 'It Takes a Village' camp celebrates end of summer, return to school

    Newport News 'It Takes a Village' camp celebrates end of summer, return to school
    NEWPORT NEWS — As each community leader's name was called, they walked into the group of children in the gymnasium at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Many gave high-fives to Mayor McKinley Price, U.S. Rep. Robert C. Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, and Terry...
  • DP Buzz: Tethering dogs

    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...
  • Aug. 23 Letters: Hampton's future, child immigrants, tethering pets

    State of Hampton I recently read of the Chamber of Commerce's plans to have Hampton's mayor speak on the "state of the city" at a cost of $45 per attendee. Being somewhat responsible for the economic and social conditions in the city, it seemed...
  • Swimming advisories lifted for 3 Newport News beaches

    Swimming advisories lifted for 3 Newport News beaches
    FRIDAY UPDATE: Peninsula Health District officials have lifted a swimming advisory for Hilton Park, Huntington Park and King Lincoln public beaches after they said Friday that water test samples taken two days earlier meet state water quality standards...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 23: McDonnell trial, Newport News code violations

    McDonnell trial continues Bob McDonnell took a jury to the low point of his marriage Thursday, then turned to the long trend of generosity that landed him and his wife in federal court. His second day of testimony was intensely personal, part...