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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Senate bill gains support from local providers

    A week after the U.S. Senate passed a health-care reform bill on Christmas Eve, health-care providers and consumers are trying to figure out what the proposed reform could mean for them. Health-care providers agree reform is needed, but opinions vary...
  • Patients & providers: health care reactions mixed

    The politicians have been arguing and posturing for over a year on health care reform, but now that it has passed the House, what do the people who will actually live with it think? The Daily Press spoke to a consumer, a doctor, health executives and a...
  • Schools revamping meals and exercise programs

    Schools revamping meals and exercise programs
    Beverly Mazella fixes fresh salads for students at Hornsby Middle School in James City County. Some local schools are moving to more made-from-scratch meals because they are healthier. Claudia Christner slides a quiche into the convection oven at Hornsby...
  • 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...
  • Italian-born glass artist makes good in America

    Italian-born glass artist makes good in America
    Emilio Santini stands over a tool-strewn work table, spinning a glowing tube of glass in the roaring blast of an oxy-propane torch. Yellow flames erupt from the red-hot surface, reflecting eerily in the near-black lenses of his protective glasses. But...
  • Home sales plunge 41%

    Home sales plunge 41%
    Peninsula-area home sales plunged 41 percent in November, compared to November 2009. That's because home buyers this time last year were rushing to buy to qualify for federal first-time homebuyer tax credits of up to $8,000 before the offer expired. That...
  • Redistricting stalemate broken

    Redistricting stalemate broken
    UPDATE: Gov. Bob McDonnell late Thursday said he would sign the redistricting legislation passed by the General Assembly "as soon as it reaches my desk." In a statement, the governor said the legislation approved by state lawmakers earlier in the day...
  • Your Hero: Local teens to travel across the country for Multiple Sclerosis

    Your Hero: Local teens to travel across the country for Multiple Sclerosis
    FOX43 is starting a brand new weekly segment called "Your Hero." It will focus on local folks who are going above & beyond in their communities. Jaime Garland will cover these stories every Tuesday~ The lazy days of summer vacation are about to start for...
  • Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories

    Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories
    It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen. And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water. Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
  • Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking

    Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking
    Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was the only Hampton Roads hospital ranked nationally in a specialty by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital's cardiology and heart surgery program ranked 47th among hospitals nationally, according to the annual...
  • Plenty of Japanese cars to sell in Hampton Roads — for now

    Plenty of Japanese cars to sell in Hampton Roads — for now
    A delivery of 11 Priuses arrived Thursday at Casey Toyota in York County. That brings to 20 the number of Priuses the dealership had to sell Thursday, said Lann East, sales manager. "We just got one of our largest allocations that we've ever had,"...