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  • 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
    RICHMOND — 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and pairings

    Baseball Woodside 5, Kecoughtan 4 Indian River 6, Hampton 4 Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6 Grassfield 10, Bethel 2 Gloucester 12, Hickory 2 Great Bridge 11, Menchville 8, 9 innings Nansemond River 16, Heritage 1 Jamestown 12, Warhill 2 Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Living Here: Colleges and universities

    Living Here: Colleges and universities
    No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads. Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...
  • Living Here: Federal and state elected officials

    Living Here: Federal and state elected officials
    U.S. Senate Sen. Mark Warner (D) Washington, D.C., office: 475 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-2023 Norfolk office: 101 W. Main Street Suite 4900 Norfolk, Va. 23510 Phone: 757-441-3079 Contact...