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  • Ports post banner FY 2014, sees June increase

    Ports post banner FY 2014, sees June increase
    A boost in exported goods and an improving national economy has amounted into big gains at the Port of Virginia. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, recently announced that fiscal year 2014...
  • Air Force cuts to hit Langley AFB

    Air Force cuts to hit Langley AFB
    The Air Force plans to cut 742 positions at Air Combat Command headquarters, located at Langley Air Force Base, as part of an overall downsizing and reorganization. However, it is too early to determine the real-life impact on personnel and their...
  • Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say

    Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say
    Police said a medical condition is believed to have caused a woman to crash the van she was driving into a utility pole shortly before 9 a.m. Monday. The 44-year-old Portsmouth woman was traveling northbound in the 7100 block of Warwick Boulevard when...
  • McManus Boulevard property sold to Newport News tech firm

    A building along a stretch of McManus Boulevard will soon be occupied by a Newport News-based technical services firm, according to a broker overseeing the transaction. Travis M. Waltz, a broker with Newport News-based Campana Waltz Commercial Real...
  • July 18 Letters: First Amendment, the afterlife, guns, climate change

    Cradle for rights Your readers of the July 15 editorial ["Sound the alarm"] about our First Amendment rights might find of interest the Virginia Bill of Rights [which] served as a basis of the federal Bill of Rights you so well described in your...
  • Notes and notables

    Food for thought How do you create an oasis in a food desert? We're not going to suggest that it would be easy, but perhaps there is an approach that seems feasible and could be highly beneficial to local residents in need as well as to local businesses....
  • Cyclists flock to area for Tour of Hampton Roads

    The Tour de France may be an ocean away, but cycling enthusiasts in Hampton Roads won't have to travel far to see their favorite sport this weekend. Thanks to the efforts of Celerity Cycling, a cycling team based out of southern Virginia, organizers...
  • Newport News man convicted in connection to gang-related slayings, other charges

    A Newport News man was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury of several charges in connection to gang-related slayings in 2009 and other charges. Antonio J. Fuller, 23, faces up to life in prison during his sentencing in October on racketeering to...
  • Straight No Chaser performs Saturday at the Ferguson Center

    Straight No Chaser performs Saturday at the Ferguson Center
    Performing everything from pop standards to contemporary songs, Straight No Chaser brings its unique sound to the Ferguson Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 19. The 10-member male a cappella singing group was formed in 1996 at Indiana...
  • Local artists have 'NEXT' at center

    NEWPORT NEWS — A new gallery at the Peninsula Fine Art's Center features emerging artists with Virginia ties, including site-specific installations by Newport News' own Hampton Boyer, Kelsey Witt and Stacia Yeapanis. "NEXT: Emerging Virginia...
  • Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

    Back-to-school shoppersreceive 'Savvy' tips On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips. Georgette Throupe:...