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Portsmouth (Portsmouth, Virginia)

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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...
  • Saturday's 7/12 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Victorium Episode III (at Abingdon Ruritan Club in Gloucester County), 7 (preceded at 6:15 by music from The Cover Up) BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Edenton vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League:...
  • Sunday's 7/13 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: All-Star Home Run Derby (in Morehead City, N.C.), 7:30 International League: Gwinnett at Norfolk, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Bowie, 6:05 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Peninsula Pirates vs. Hampton Roads...
  • Daily Press Text 2 Win Movie Ticket Sweepstakes Rules

    OFFICIAL RULES   1.            NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
  • Hampton attorney to ACLU: You're wrong

    HAMPTON — Hampton City Attorney Vanessa Valldejuli issued a response Wednesday to the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, after the civil rights group claimed the city's rental inspection program is illegal. Hampton began enforcing the...
  • Aerotech Research leases Newport News Oyster Point space

    Check out lease transactions totaling more than 1.1 million square feet announced by CBRE|Hampton Roads in the second quarter. The Daily Press LLC leased 19,732 square feet at Merchants Walk Way in Newport News. Aerotech Research (U.S.A.) Inc....
  • Hampton Roads jobless rate up in May

    Hampton Roads jobless rate up in May
    The unemployment rate in Hampton Roads jumped from 5.1 percent in April to 5.8 percent in May, according to the latest labor data. Although the labor force increased by 10,816 people from month to month, only 4,324 more were listed as employed while 6,...
  • Reader feedback July 2: E-cigarettes, driving initiative

    Virginia bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors Taking the side of caution on the unknowns in e-cigarettes, the Virginia legislature banned their sale to minors in the state, effective July 1. Proponents argue that they're healthier than tobacco, because...
  • 770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week

    770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week
    Local law enforcement officials issued 770 summonses and arrests during a two-day initiative last week aimed at encouraging safe driving, according to Virginia State Police. As part of Project Motorcycle Enforcement Accident Reduction that took place...
  • VDOT doesn't know how much U.S. 460 subcontractors have been paid

    VDOT doesn't know how much U.S. 460 subcontractors have been paid
    The Virginia Department of Transportation won't say how much subcontractors involved in its suspended U.S. 460 project have been paid, because it doesn't know. The department may not even have the names of every company involved in the project, which...
  • HRT wants at least 100,000 people to take survey on transit and transportation

    HRT wants at least 100,000 people to take survey on transit and transportation
    For Hampton Roads Transit officials, 100,000 is a magic number. That's the minimum number of people they want to take their Connect Hampton Roads survey on transportation issues and needs. The answers will be used to develop a comprehensive...