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Daily Press
ODU's Tyler Compton needed less than 3 years to graduate and go from walk-on to starterNORFOLK — When Old Dominion won its 2014 opener against Hampton University, no
ODU's Tyler Compton needed less than 3 years to graduate and go from walk-on to starter
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
NORFOLK — When Old Dominion won its 2014 opener against Hampton University, no one was more euphoric than offensive guard Tyler Compton. It took Monarchs' coach Bobby Wilder some time to figure out why. "I was thinking, 'why is this kid so... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: WDBJ shooting, the bedsheets at ODU, getting The Donald on the ballotWe ink-stained wretches in the newspaper world love to needle our friends in te
Notes and notables: WDBJ shooting, the bedsheets at ODU, getting The Donald on the ballot
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
We ink-stained wretches in the newspaper world love to needle our friends in television news. We sneer that they are all style and no substance, to which they retort that we aren't attractive enough to be in front of the camera. (Which is... Read more
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Daily Press
David Watford is ready for his next chapter at Hampton UniversityHAMPTON — Some might say it was four years lost, but why would they? In that ti
David Watford is ready for his next chapter at Hampton University
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
HAMPTON — Some might say it was four years lost, but why would they? In that time, David Watford made some life-long friends and graduated from one of the best public universities in the land. The only thing that didn't go smoothly was football. In... Read more
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Miami New Times
For Three Hours a Night, Tracy Fields Keeps Jazz Alive on Miami RadioWhile our local public radio station WLRN (91.3 FM) is now mostly talk, it stil
For Three Hours a Night, Tracy Fields Keeps Jazz Alive on Miami Radio
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
While our local public radio station WLRN (91.3 FM) is now mostly talk, it still provides listeners one daily dose of music. Every weeknight, from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tracy Fields helps Miami unwind from the long day with Evenin' Jazz. The show... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton's Braxton medals in National Veterans Golden Age Games | community newsAt age 83, Clarence Braxton of Hampton is still bringing home the gold and silv
Hampton's Braxton medals in National Veterans Golden Age Games | community news
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
At age 83, Clarence Braxton of Hampton is still bringing home the gold and silver from the National Veterans Golden Age Games. Since having competed at the Games 15 times since 1997, Braxton figures he's won a total of 37 gold and silver medals.... Read more
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Daily Press
Kecoughtan's Damian Knowlin commits to HUDamian Knowlin, Kecoughtan's second-leading scorer last season as a junior, twe
Kecoughtan's Damian Knowlin commits to HU
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Damian Knowlin, Kecoughtan's second-leading scorer last season as a junior, tweeted Monday night that he has committed to Hampton University. Knowlin, a 6-foot-5 wing, averaged 16.6 points a game last season. He had a career high of 29 points... Read more
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Daily Press
Enrollments at Virginia Peninsula colleges are expected to be close to last year'sEnrollments at local colleges are expected to be close to the same level as las
Enrollments at Virginia Peninsula colleges are expected to be close to last year's
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Enrollments at local colleges are expected to be close to the same level as last year. Christopher Newport University's projected enrollment for the fall is 5,200 students, according to spokeswoman Lori Jacobs. That includes an expected freshmen... Read more
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Daily Press
Be they stars, journeymen or fledglings, we obsess over quarterbacksOur headliners entering this football season run the gamut. Virginia Tech corne
Be they stars, journeymen or fledglings, we obsess over quarterbacks
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Our headliners entering this football season run the gamut. Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller and Virginia safety Quin Blanding. William and Mary running back Mikal Abdul-Saboor and Hampton University receiver Twarn Mixson. Old Dominion... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University dorm move-inThe Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Training Program members dance and c
Hampton University dorm move-in
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Training Program members dance and cheers to first-year students and families at E. Queen and Tyler St. on Hampton University campus, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Sonya Paclob for the Daily Press ORG XMIT:... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University suffers setback in Division I debut versus CanisiusNEWPORT NEWS — A 16-1 loss might be better off forgotten, but the Hampton Unive
Hampton University suffers setback in Division I debut versus Canisius
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — A 16-1 loss might be better off forgotten, but the Hampton University women's soccer team will hold onto this defeat. The match against Canisius on Friday night marked the first-ever NCAA game for the program. It came just three... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: License platesEditor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Pag
DP Buzz: License plates
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Editor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Business notebook: Decor and More changing locationsThe shop, which specializes in homemade and repurposed decor, will close Sept.
Business notebook: Decor and More changing locations
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
The shop, which specializes in homemade and repurposed decor, will close Sept. 5 at 3 E. Third St. and, after some remodeling, will reopen Nov. 3 at 212 E. Fourth St., the green house next to the post office. “Parking is way better out there, and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Afropunk: the festival that takes black punk pride worldwideIt’s a sunny, still-quiet Tuesday morning in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, when Matth
Afropunk: the festival that takes black punk pride worldwide
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
It’s a sunny, still-quiet Tuesday morning in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, when Matthew Morgan, founder of the Afropunk festival, arrives to the café Urban Vintage, wearing aviator shades and a very on-brand T-shirt: “Fuck sid … jimi was vicious.” Morgan,... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: Birthday shout-out to VIMS, kudos to Bon Secours free health programs, Ebony magazine chief makes HU proudWater works Water is a way of life in this area. Even the very name applied to
Notes and notables: Birthday shout-out to VIMS, kudos to Bon Secours free health programs, Ebony magazine chief makes HU proud
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Water works Water is a way of life in this area. Even the very name applied to our region — Hampton Roads — is taken from the confluence of the Elizabeth, James and Nansemond Rivers into the Chesapeake Bay on its way to the Atlantic. So it is only... Read more
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Daily Press
Local cancer doctors react to former president Jimmy Carter's melanoma diagnosisThe announcement by former President Jimmy Carter, 90, that he has been diagnos
Local cancer doctors react to former president Jimmy Carter's melanoma diagnosis
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
The announcement by former President Jimmy Carter, 90, that he has been diagnosed with melanoma that has spread to the brain and that he will soon start high-dose radiation treatment for the four small cancerous lesions didn't surprise local... Read more
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Daily Press
21st Century Fox gives $500,000 challenge grant to Hampton UniversityHampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications wil
21st Century Fox gives $500,000 challenge grant to Hampton University
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications will receive a $500,000 challenge grant from media corporation 21st Century Fox, according to a statement from HU officials. The funds are conditional on the school raising a... Read more
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Daily Press
Son of former longtime Hampton University director of bands is hired for the jobHAMPTON — Tory Smart, son of longtime Hampton University Director of University
Son of former longtime Hampton University director of bands is hired for the job
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
HAMPTON — Tory Smart, son of longtime Hampton University Director of University Bands Barney Smart, has been hired for the same job his father previously held, HU Department of Music officials announced. Barney Smart, noted for his devotion to... Read more
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Daily Press
HU women's soccer hits the ground running in debut seasonHAMPTON — From the start, way back when in 2013, it was the expressed goal. An
HU women's soccer hits the ground running in debut season
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
HAMPTON — From the start, way back when in 2013, it was the expressed goal. An auspicious one, to be sure. But maybe, in another five or 10 years, it would become reality. No one, not even the biggest optimist of the bunch, expected to be here only... Read more
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Daily Press
CNU LifeLong Learning Society to host open houseChristopher Newport University's LifeLong Learning Society will host an open ho
CNU LifeLong Learning Society to host open house
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Christopher Newport University's LifeLong Learning Society will host an open house at Yoder Barn Theatre, 660 Hamilton Drive, Newport News on Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. The event will feature a performance of "This Verdant Country: A Musical Story of Canadian... Read more
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Daily Press
Out with the old, in with the new in our PD coverageIf you think about it, there have been lots of good songs about change. Sam Co
Out with the old, in with the new in our PD coverage
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
If you think about it, there have been lots of good songs about change. Sam Cooke (the greatest singer ever, but I digress) told us change gonna come. Michael Jackson instructed the man in the mirror to change his ways. And Sheryl Crow said change... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Business awards & achievements• Regal Beloit America, Beloit, Wis., has been assigned a patent developed by W
Business awards & achievements
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
• Regal Beloit America, Beloit, Wis., has been assigned a patent developed by Wei Song for “methods and systems for cleaning relay contacts.” • Dana Automotive Systems Group, Maumee, Ohio, has been assigned a patent developed by two co-inventors for... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University pushes career possibilities in STEM to attract studentsHAMPTON — The low number of minority and female students in fields such as scie
Hampton University pushes career possibilities in STEM to attract students
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
HAMPTON — The low number of minority and female students in fields such as science and technology is a national issue, and Hampton University faculty members have taken it on. Several recent grants will help HU with extra programs, but Dean of the... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News' Centre Court Racquet Club could become self-storage warehouseNEWPORT NEWS — The Centre Court Racquet Club, which provides the majority of th
Newport News' Centre Court Racquet Club could become self-storage warehouse
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — The Centre Court Racquet Club, which provides the majority of the Peninsula's indoor tennis courts, could soon close. The club filed an application with the city for a conditional use permit to allow for a self-storage warehouse to be... Read more
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Daily Press
'The sky's the limit' for HU's Breon Key in his senior yearHAMPTON — It had been a while — three years, eight months and 19 days, to be ex
'The sky's the limit' for HU's Breon Key in his senior year
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
HAMPTON — It had been a while — three years, eight months and 19 days, to be exact — since Breon Key had put on the helmet on game day. But it was just like riding a bike. In his college football debut last August, at Old Dominion of all places, Key... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University alumna settling into editor-in-chief role at Ebony magazineWhen Kierna Mayo was a student at Hampton University in the late 1980s and earl
Hampton University alumna settling into editor-in-chief role at Ebony magazine
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
When Kierna Mayo was a student at Hampton University in the late 1980s and early '90s, she spent a lot of time in the library's archives looking through magazines, she said, a lot of which were produced by Johnson Publishing Company. "I was just so... Read more
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Daily Press
From Hampton to Hempstead: Deron Powers says he's transferring to HofstraDeron Powers will play his final collegiate basketball season at Hofstra, the f
From Hampton to Hempstead: Deron Powers says he's transferring to Hofstra
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Deron Powers will play his final collegiate basketball season at Hofstra, the former Williamsburg Christian Academy standout said Friday. After posting 1,080 points and 395 assists in three seasons for Hampton University, Powers announced his... Read more
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Daily Press
Thomas Nelson CC becomes member of NJCAA, will field a varsity baseball team for the 2016 seasonHAMPTON – For most college athletic departments, a letter-of-intent signing is
Thomas Nelson CC becomes member of NJCAA, will field a varsity baseball team for the 2016 season
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
HAMPTON – For most college athletic departments, a letter-of-intent signing is as routine as it gets. When 13 baseball players pressed ink to paper in the Espada Conference Room at Thomas Nelson Community College on Friday, however, it was an... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Public Schools Appoints 3 New Assistant PrincipalsNews Release from Albemarle County Public Schools: (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia
Albemarle Co. Public Schools Appoints 3 New Assistant Principals
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
News Release from Albemarle County Public Schools: (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Albemarle County Public Schools has completed their senior leadership teams for Albemarle and Western Albemarle high schools and Henley Middle School with three... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: Reprieve for Blue Star Diner, Confederate flag battle, quiet hurricane seasonThe Blue Star Diner, a charming time capsule and a Newport News landmark, has b
Notes and notables: Reprieve for Blue Star Diner, Confederate flag battle, quiet hurricane season
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
The Blue Star Diner, a charming time capsule and a Newport News landmark, has been taken off the city's demolition list. For now. The empty eatery, which dates back more than a half-century, hasn't served a platter of greasy spoon cuisine since... Read more
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Daily Press
Thursday's multi-sport local and college roundup: U.Va. men picked first, women second in ACC soccerCOLLEGES: Men’s soccer: Reigning NCAA champion Virginia was predicted to the
Thursday's multi-sport local and college roundup: U.Va. men picked first, women second in ACC soccer
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
COLLEGES: Men’s soccer: Reigning NCAA champion Virginia was predicted to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in a vote of the league’s 12 coaches. In the Coastal Division, the Cavaliers were followed by North Carolina, Notre Dame, Duke,... Read more
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Daily Press
Owner says he will not accept donations collected to save Blue Star DinerA grandson of the historic Blue Star Diner's longtime owners has started a Go F
Owner says he will not accept donations collected to save Blue Star Diner
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
A grandson of the historic Blue Star Diner's longtime owners has started a Go Fund Me page that he says is an effort to raise money to save the closed iconic eatery. Alex Blentson's idea was to raise enough money from the community to buy the diner,... Read more
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Daily Press
USS George Washington begins 10-day hull swapThe Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington began a 10-day hull swa
USS George Washington begins 10-day hull swap
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington began a 10-day hull swap with the USS Ronald Reagan in San Diego, the Navy reported earlier this week. The switch is part of a three-ship shuffle that will ultimately end when the Washington... Read more
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Daily Press
Axsom dojo has strong showing at AAU Junior Olympics; SEVA swimmers have marquee performances | Community notebookAustin Galeski's first time competing in the National AAU Junior Olympic Games
Axsom dojo has strong showing at AAU Junior Olympics; SEVA swimmers have marquee performances | Community notebook
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Austin Galeski's first time competing in the National AAU Junior Olympic Games in karate turned into an unforgettable experience. Galeski, competing in the intermediate/advanced division for ages 18-21, won two gold medals and a silver, plus he was... Read more
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Daily Press
50 tips to adjust to college life26. Don't leave your clothes sitting in a machine for very long after a wash or
50 tips to adjust to college life
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
26. Don't leave your clothes sitting in a machine for very long after a wash or dry cycle is done because you risk having them moved by someone waiting for an available machine or stolen. You can survive without a car 27. Many college campus are... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Foreign steelbands challenge T&T’s finestThe invasion of foreign steelband musicians has spread nationwide. The Internat
Foreign steelbands challenge T&T’s finest
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
The invasion of foreign steelband musicians has spread nationwide. The International Conference & Panorama (ICP), Sunday’s competition, at the Queen’s Park Savannah at 3 pm, is expected to be a firecracker of an event. A dozen of the top overseas... Read more
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Business Wire
PG&E Appoints Robert Kenney as CPUC Regulatory Relations Vice PresidentSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today a
PG&E Appoints Robert Kenney as CPUC Regulatory Relations Vice President
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Robert Kenney as vice president, CPUC Regulatory Relations, and his election by the Board of Directors as an officer of the utility. Kenney... Read more
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Daily Press
ODU to host HU in 2016 football openerOld Dominion will host Hampton University to open the 2016 football season, the
ODU to host HU in 2016 football opener
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Old Dominion will host Hampton University to open the 2016 football season, the school announced Wednesday. The game will be played on Sept. 3. It will be the fifth game in the series with the Monarchs having won the previous four, including 41-28... Read more
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Daily Press
Dimitri Batten, Brian Darden feel at home in Pro-Am LeagueNORFOLK — The scene at Maury High on Saturday was a little different from that
Dimitri Batten, Brian Darden feel at home in Pro-Am League
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
NORFOLK — The scene at Maury High on Saturday was a little different from that of Greensboro Coliseum in March, where Dimitri Batten suited up for Boston College in an Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament game against North Carolina. Batten, a... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Pharmacy owner receives over five years in prison Aug. 04, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - A Barboursville pharmacy owner receive
Pharmacy owner receives over five years in prison
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Aug. 04, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - A Barboursville pharmacy owner received more than five years in prison Monday, but avoided a drug conviction in the face of approximately two hours testimony... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University, Thomas Nelson Community College receive continuation of federal grants for student supportHampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College received continuations o
Hampton University, Thomas Nelson Community College receive continuation of federal grants for student support
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
Hampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College received continuations of grants for student support from the U.S. Department of Education. HU's Student Support Services Program was awarded a five-year $1.4 million grant to increase the... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's local multi-sport roundup: 757 Money, A Family Affair squads take Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am basketball championshipsIn the Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am League men’s finals, Dez Lee scored 20 poi
Sunday's local multi-sport roundup: 757 Money, A Family Affair squads take Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am basketball championships
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
In the Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am League men’s finals, Dez Lee scored 20 points to lead The 757 Money Team past Creative Nation 100-96 in Maury High’s gym. Marcus Fisher scored 34 points, Mike Anderson scored 31 and former Woodside High standout... Read more
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Daily Press
Community policing forum at Hampton University Raleigh, N.C. Police Chief Harry Dolan talks to members of the forum that too
Community policing forum at Hampton University
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Raleigh, N.C. Police Chief Harry Dolan talks to members of the forum that took place July 30, 2015 at Hampton University. Raleigh, N.C. Police Chief Harry Dolan talks to members of the forum that took... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC State Picked To Finish 2nd In MEAC, Hargrave Def. Player of the YearTen SC State University Bulldogs were named to the preseason all-conference tea
SC State Picked To Finish 2nd In MEAC, Hargrave Def. Player of the Year
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 29 days ago
Ten SC State University Bulldogs were named to the preseason all-conference team, while SC State was picked to finish second behind, the defending Co-champion North Carolina A&T State in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) as voted by the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Selena Pigrom | TBCSelena Pigrom has been named vice president and associate media director at TBC
Selena Pigrom | TBC
The Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
Selena Pigrom has been named vice president and associate media director at TBC, a Baltimore advertising agency. Pigrom has been at TBC for nearly nine years, beginning as a media supervisor in 2007. She was promoted to associate media director in... Read more
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Daily Press
Friday's multi-sport local roundup: Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am basketball playoffs set for weekend at MauryBASKETBALL: The Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am league playoffs are set for Satu
Friday's multi-sport local roundup: Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am basketball playoffs set for weekend at Maury
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
BASKETBALL: The Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am league playoffs are set for Saturday, starting at noon and running into the evening, and at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Maury High’s gym in Norfolk. Among the players who could participate on the men’s... Read more
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South Maryland News
LEAP Forward awards scholarships to 16 local studentsNearly 200 people from across the region on July 19 were given a glimpse into w
LEAP Forward awards scholarships to 16 local students
South Maryland News / Posted 29 days ago
Nearly 200 people from across the region on July 19 were given a glimpse into what’s possible for 15 graduating seniors and one college student who are “on the right path,” according to a press release. LEAP Forward Inc., led by founder Rhonda... Read more
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Daily Press
Governor tells police: Community tension is bad for businessGov. Terry McAuliffe reminded law enforcement leaders from across the commonwea
Governor tells police: Community tension is bad for business
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe reminded law enforcement leaders from across the commonwealth on Thursday that their efforts to keep communities safe are vital to attracting business – and a detractor when officers fail. "I cannot convince a (chief executive... Read more

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