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  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation

    Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation
    Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation. It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...
  • WHRO's supper party is coming up Feb. 19

    WHRO's supper party is coming up Feb. 19
      WHRO’s “Strolling Supper Party” will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center. For this third annual fundraising event, the public broadcasting station has teamed up with...
  • Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau

    Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau
    It's been a happy Monday when it comes to concert announcements. It's starting to look like a logjam has been broken. Live Nation and WNOR-FM (98.7) said that the Lunatic Luau hard rock festival will return May 4 with a lineup including Shinedown and...
  • [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20

    [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20
    Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run. I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
  • Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor

    Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor
    Despite 150 years of fame as one of history's landmark warships, the USS Monitor is the ironclad Civil War marvel that almost wasn't. Not until shipbuilders at Portsmouth's Gosport Navy Yard had labored around the clock for months to transform the...
  • 150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash

    150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash
    Hopelessly outmatched on the seas, the Confederacy built an iron monster that launched a furious arms race, setting the stage for the bloody collision that changed the course of naval history. -- Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Virginia...
  • Mikulski likens loss of hospital ship Comfort to departure of Colts

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Wednesday likened the loss of the USNS Comfort to the departure of the Baltimore Colts – and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to reconsider. The U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced last month that it was moving the white-...
  • Great American Cleanup April 27-28: Register by April 6 to participate in Hampton Roads Virginia

    Great American Cleanup April 27-28: Register by April 6 to participate in Hampton Roads Virginia
    From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...