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Daily Press
Firm already shipshapeThe state of Virginia is at it again, throwing good taxpayer dollars at economi
Firm already shipshape
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
The state of Virginia is at it again, throwing good taxpayer dollars at economic development projects that don't really need the money. A couple weeks ago, we were critical on these pages about the state's tendency to throw millions of dollars at... Read more
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Daily Press
Obama defense budget includes items of interest to NN shipyardPresident Obama released his 2017 defense budget Tuesday, a $582.7 billion plan
Obama defense budget includes items of interest to NN shipyard
Daily Press / Posted 9 hours ago
President Obama released his 2017 defense budget Tuesday, a $582.7 billion plan that affects a number of military and shipbuilding priorities in Hampton Roads. The defense budget includes initial funding for a new fleet of ballistic missile... Read more
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Daily Mail
America's last great ocean liner saved from the scrap yardAmerica's last great ocean liner is saved from the scrap heap: SS United States
America's last great ocean liner saved from the scrap yard
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
America's last great ocean liner is saved from the scrap heap: SS United States, favored by Presidents and Hollywood stars, to be returned to her former glory by US cruise company in $800million project The SS United States boasted four US... Read more
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Daily Press
Group at Newport News shipyard wins union fightNEWPORT NEWS —More than 200 specialized workers at Newport News Shipbuilding co
Group at Newport News shipyard wins union fight
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS —More than 200 specialized workers at Newport News Shipbuilding considered crucial to the yard's operation have won a long-running fight to be represented by a union. Negotiations will begin Monday between Huntington Ingalls Industries,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Lawmakers back $46 million to Newport News shipbuildingRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Top Virginia lawmakers are supporting $46 million in new g
Lawmakers back $46 million to Newport News shipbuilding
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Top Virginia lawmakers are supporting $46 million in new grants to help Newport News Shipbuilding win contracts to replace the U.S. Navy's Ohio-class nuclear submarines. The Daily Press reports (http://bit.ly/1PeG0AJ )... Read more
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Daily Press
Bill: $46 million to draw 1,000 jobs, Ohio sub program to Newport NewsRICHMOND – Top legislative leaders are backing $46 million in new state grants
Bill: $46 million to draw 1,000 jobs, Ohio sub program to Newport News
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
RICHMOND – Top legislative leaders are backing $46 million in new state grants to help Newport News Shipbuilding land federal contracts to replace the Navy's Ohio class nuclear submarines. Details may change, but as contemplated now the program... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Beckwith seeking House seatElkins resident Margaret Kerr Beckwith officially filed for candidacy before Sa
Beckwith seeking House seat
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 8 days ago
Elkins resident Margaret Kerr Beckwith officially filed for candidacy before Saturday's deadline passed. The 43rd District includes residents in Pocahontas and Randolph counties. Beckwith Beckwith said, if elected, she doesn't plan on serving any... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Navy Pledges to 'Expedite' Ship Repair ContractsNORFOLK, Va. (13NEWSNOW, WVEC) -- Some possible good news for area shipyards.
Navy Pledges to 'Expedite' Ship Repair Contracts
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (13NEWSNOW, WVEC) -- Some possible good news for area shipyards. The Navy has pledged to provide more stability and predictability on ship repair contracts. Under the plan, the Navy will "expedite" repair work on the USS Gettysburg,... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
The year ahead: Mathews also grapples with economic challengesMathews County Administrator Mindy Conner said that 2016 marks the eighth year
The year ahead: Mathews also grapples with economic challenges
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Mathews County Administrator Mindy Conner said that 2016 marks the eighth year that Mathews County, along with local governments nationwide, will contend with the ongoing financial challenges caused by the national economic downturn—a situation that... Read more
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Daily Press
Air v. Sea hockey gamePetty Officer 3rd Class Ciarra T / USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) 151008-N-IJ275
Air v. Sea hockey game
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ciarra T / USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) 151008-N-IJ275-006 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Oct. 8, 2015) Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) talk before their weekly hockey game. Lincoln is... Read more
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CNET
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier - Page 31Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier - Page 31
CNET / Posted 28 days ago
Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the foreground of the photo. The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), meanwhile, can be seen undergoing refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at a neighboring dock. The new... Read more
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CNET
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier - Page 30Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier - Page 30
CNET / Posted 28 days ago
Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the foreground of the photo. The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), meanwhile, can be seen undergoing refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at a neighboring dock. The new... Read more
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CNET
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrierWorkers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in
Meet the US Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier
CNET / Posted 28 days ago
Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding inactivate the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the foreground of the photo. The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), meanwhile, can be seen undergoing refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at a neighboring dock. The new... Read more
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Daily Press
Ford aircraft carrier gets 14 million feet of cableNEWPORT NEWS — America's newest aircraft carrier is officially wired for war, a
Ford aircraft carrier gets 14 million feet of cable
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — America's newest aircraft carrier is officially wired for war, and it only took about 14 million feet of cable. Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding have installed all the necessary electrical and fiber optic cable on the Gerald R.... Read more

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