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Daily Press
Involuntary manslaughter trial begins March 2A jury will not visit the site where a 23-year-old York County man is accused o
Involuntary manslaughter trial begins March 2
Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
A jury will not visit the site where a 23-year-old York County man is accused of accidentally shooting and killing a Grafton-area resident. Brandon Bartlett is charged with involuntary manslaughter after police say he accidentally shot and killed... Read more
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Daily Press
Developer gives up plan to build a Wal-Mart in PoquosonA developer who was proposing to bring a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market to Poquos
Developer gives up plan to build a Wal-Mart in Poquoson
Daily Press / Posted 15 hours ago
A developer who was proposing to bring a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market to Poquoson has decided not to purchase the land it would have built on, city officials confirmed on Tuesday. In a letter dated Feb. 5, Virginia Beach-based developer CRES-EG told... Read more
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Daily Press
Undermining foundationsYou've got to give Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. credit
Undermining foundations
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
You've got to give Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. credit — he knows who his friends are, and plays hardball when people get in his way. We believe that's the reason Sen. Norment, R-James City County, has championed — indeed... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson County Sheriff's Office looking for sexual battery suspectPoquoson County, Va. – Police need your help finding a man wanted for sexual ba
York-Poquoson County Sheriff's Office looking for sexual battery suspect
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Poquoson County, Va. – Police need your help finding a man wanted for sexual battery. Police say on December 31, Nichols Spencer Edmonds of York-Poquoson County inappropriately touched a female at the Wal-Mart off of Route 17. He hasn’t been seen... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office adds 'In God We Trust' to patrol carsYork County, Va. – Sheriff Danny Diggs made the decision to add the national mo
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office adds 'In God We Trust' to patrol cars
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
York County, Va. – Sheriff Danny Diggs made the decision to add the national motto “In God We Trust” to the front fenders of York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office patrol cars. The decals cost $1,480 and no taxpayer money was used to purchase them–the... Read more
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Daily Press
York-Poquoson Sheriff places 'In God We Trust' on patrol carsThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's office announced Monday that its patrol cars have a
York-Poquoson Sheriff places 'In God We Trust' on patrol cars
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's office announced Monday that its patrol cars have added "In God We Trust." In an announcement made on Facebook, Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs said the decision was made in an effort to honor God "by acknowledging Him for His... Read more
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Daily Press
Drop off used child safety seats, get $5Safety seats that are used, damaged, more than eight years old, or have been in
Drop off used child safety seats, get $5
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Safety seats that are used, damaged, more than eight years old, or have been involved in a crash could harm your child. You can turn over such seats at designated sites during the month of February for a $5 reward. Drive Safe Hampton Roads, and... Read more
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Daily Press
More find jobs in Hampton Roads in DecemberMore folks founds jobs on the Peninsula in December, although the regional labo
More find jobs in Hampton Roads in December
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
More folks founds jobs on the Peninsula in December, although the regional labor force was smaller than the year before. The Hampton Roads unemployment rate dropped from 4.6 percent to 4.5 percent from November to December and remains well below its... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Terry J. StricklandHe was born Dec. 17, 1962, in Loris, S.C., the son of the late John D. Strickla
Terry J. Strickland
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
He was born Dec. 17, 1962, in Loris, S.C., the son of the late John D. Strickland and Daphene P. Wright Ball. Terry married the former Rhonda Antill on June 12, 1998. He retired from Thomas Steel after 25 years of service.... Read more
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Daily Press
Bomb threat at Food Lion on Hampton Highway in York CountyThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is asking residents to avoid the area near t
Bomb threat at Food Lion on Hampton Highway in York County
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is asking residents to avoid the area near the Food Lion store in the 2900 block of Hampton Highway Friday night. Law enforcement and fire department crews responded to a bomb threat at the Food Lion about 6 p.m.,... Read more
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Daily Press
Certificate of need reform bills move; heavily lobbied fight rolls onOne of the most complex and heavily lobbied battles of this legislative session
Certificate of need reform bills move; heavily lobbied fight rolls on
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
One of the most complex and heavily lobbied battles of this legislative session is coming to a crossroads as hospitals, insurers and free-market aficionados play tug of war in an obscure corner of Virginia's health regulations. Free-marketers and... Read more
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Daily Press
Amazon announces 1-hour delivery for some of Hampton RoadsAmazon announced on Thursday that its Prime one-hour delivery service has expan
Amazon announces 1-hour delivery for some of Hampton Roads
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Amazon announced on Thursday that its Prime one-hour delivery service has expanded into some of Hampton Roads. The service, run via a mobile app, includes parts of Hampton, Poquoson, York County, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Chesapeake, a... Read more
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Daily Press
VDOT: U.S. 17 widening project in York on scheduleMost days, Brian Murphy sees a sea of bumper-to-bumper traffic slowly slogging
VDOT: U.S. 17 widening project in York on schedule
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Most days, Brian Murphy sees a sea of bumper-to-bumper traffic slowly slogging its way down George Washington Memorial Highway by his Turf & Garden Inc. store in York County's commercial corridor. "It's been bad," Murphy, a manager of the longtime... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
GHS boys beat Warhill, 72-65; record stands at 6-12The Gloucester High School varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams lost to ho
GHS boys beat Warhill, 72-65; record stands at 6-12
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Gloucester High School varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams lost to host Warwick Tuesday, with the GHS boys falling, 80-61, and the girls losing, 63-33. The Gloucester boys were paced by Jordan Wilson with 19 points. Wilson also had 19... Read more
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Daily Press
Feb. 2 Letters: Maxwell Lane, I-64's futureOur city manager has announced that speed humps will not be installed on Maxwel
Feb. 2 Letters: Maxwell Lane, I-64's future
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Our city manager has announced that speed humps will not be installed on Maxwell Lane because of residents' objections to them. Well, that is great. We drivers really don't need "calming" however. Leave our road alone and I promise to drive slowly.... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson Library director retiresIt isn't surprising that York County's Elizabeth Tai calls the Poquoson Public
Poquoson Library director retires
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
It isn't surprising that York County's Elizabeth Tai calls the Poquoson Public Library her "baby." Hired in 1979 as director, Tai nurtured the library's growth and development from infancy, through two building moves and expansions, to its current... Read more
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Daily Press
Man wearing surgical mask robs York gas stationYork-Poquoson deputies said they are investigating an armed robbery that took p
Man wearing surgical mask robs York gas station
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
York-Poquoson deputies said they are investigating an armed robbery that took place Saturday. The incident happened about 6:45 a.m. on Saturday at the Tabb Exxon in the 3100 block of Big Bethel Road, said a release from the sheriff's office. A man... Read more
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Daily Press
Luigi's, longtime Newport News Italian restaurant, reopens MondayJust over a year after closing up shop, Vinny and Sonny Chiarello are reopening
Luigi's, longtime Newport News Italian restaurant, reopens Monday
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Just over a year after closing up shop, Vinny and Sonny Chiarello are reopening Luigi's, saying they have been unable to stay away from the business. Running the restaurant, after all, was something the brothers had been doing for nearly 30... Read more
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Daily Press
Community collecting donations for victims of York trailer fireA collection has been started to help residents of a Yorktown mobile home who l
Community collecting donations for victims of York trailer fire
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
A collection has been started to help residents of a Yorktown mobile home who lost everything in a fire earlier this week. Three adults, five children and a dog were displaced Monday after fire destroyed their home in the Harwood Mills mobile home... Read more
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Daily Press
Man uses skimmed credit card at York Walgreens, deputies sayThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said it is searching for a man who used a st
Man uses skimmed credit card at York Walgreens, deputies say
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said it is searching for a man who used a stolen credit card number earlier this month. The incident happened on Jan. 9 at the Walgreens located at 2400 George Washington Memorial Highway, a release said. A man... Read more
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Daily Press
Hawthorne, Tompkins to be inducted to hall of fame | Community newsRandy Hawthorne is a giant when it comes to the countless number of contributio
Hawthorne, Tompkins to be inducted to hall of fame | Community news
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Randy Hawthorne is a giant when it comes to the countless number of contributions he's made to the sport of running. And for that dedication, he has received a long overdue honor — being selected to the Virginia Peninsula Road Racing Hall of... Read more
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Daily Press
Harwood Mills Trailer Park FireYork Co., Fire crews from York County and Newport News are responded to a fire
Harwood Mills Trailer Park Fire
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
York Co., Fire crews from York County and Newport News are responded to a fire at the Harwood Mills trailer park, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office.Southbound traffic in the 4200 block of Route 17 was closed while crews respond to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Memoirs top list of new releases by Hampton Roads authorsEach month we publish a list of new releases by Hampton Roads authors, hoping t
Memoirs top list of new releases by Hampton Roads authors
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Each month we publish a list of new releases by Hampton Roads authors, hoping to bring new names and stories to your attention. This month's collection is a nice mix, from memoirs to mysteries and poetry to children's books. You might discover a new... Read more
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Daily Press
Fire Harwoodmill Trailer ParkYork Co., Fire crews from York County and Newport News are responded to a fire
Fire Harwoodmill Trailer Park
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
York Co., Fire crews from York County and Newport News are responded to a fire at the Harwood Mills trailer park, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office.Southbound traffic in the 4200 block of Route 17 was closed while crews respond to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Bystanders save woman from burning trailer in York CountyAn off-duty Williamsburg fire lieutenant, a retired Newport News firefighter, a
Bystanders save woman from burning trailer in York County
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
An off-duty Williamsburg fire lieutenant, a retired Newport News firefighter, a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy and several bystanders are being called heroes after they saved a woman from a burning trailer in York County on Monday. York County... Read more
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Daily Press
Icy Peninsula roads likely to start Monday, but melting will continueAbove-freezing temperatures and clear skies on Sunday at least temporarily melt
Icy Peninsula roads likely to start Monday, but melting will continue
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Above-freezing temperatures and clear skies on Sunday at least temporarily melted snow and ice from the weekend's storm. A wintry mix ranging from 2 inches in Hampton to 7 inches in James City County coated the Peninsula between Friday morning and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wintry mix coats Peninsula Saturday, sun expected SundayOnly seven Dominion Virginia Power customers in the Peninsula area are without
Wintry mix coats Peninsula Saturday, sun expected Sunday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Only seven Dominion Virginia Power customers in the Peninsula area are without power as of Sunday morning, according to the company's outage map. Temperatures should warm up to 33 degrees during the day and dip to 19 degrees at night. Monday calls... Read more
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Daily Press
Wintry mix coats Peninsula Saturday, sun expected SundayRain, sleet and snow combined to create icy conditions on the Peninsula during
Wintry mix coats Peninsula Saturday, sun expected Sunday
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
Rain, sleet and snow combined to create icy conditions on the Peninsula during much of the day Saturday. Dropping temperatures on Saturday helped ice over more roadways as the morning progressed on both the Peninsula and the Southside, the Virginia... Read more
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Daily Press
Betting on winners; after they've won in Virginia politicsThe winners in Virginia's legislative election last November also won lots of n
Betting on winners; after they've won in Virginia politics
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The winners in Virginia's legislative election last November also won lots of new friends in the weeks that followed Election Day. Campaign donations to the winners after Election Day totaled more than $1.35 million, a Daily Press review of state... Read more
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Daily Press
York officer tackles, catches man in connection to robberyA Williamsburg man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after the York-Poquoson She
York officer tackles, catches man in connection to robbery
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
A Williamsburg man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office accused him of multiple robberies, officials said. About 2:45 p.m. a man robbed the Walgreen's in the 6600 block of Route 17, said Lt. Dennis Ivey. The man... Read more
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Daily Press
Customer catches, tackles man accused of robbing York Walgreens, official saysThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has a man in custody who's suspected in mult
Customer catches, tackles man accused of robbing York Walgreens, official says
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has a man in custody who's suspected in multiple robberies after a customer caught and tackled him Wednesday afternoon, an official said. The man is accused of robbing the Walgreens at 6600 George Washington... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Lady Chargers down Devils The Middlesex High girls varsity basketball team is 9-2 overall after losing
Lady Chargers down Devils
Southside Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
The Middlesex High girls varsity basketball team is 9-2 overall after losing to Group AA Poquoson on Friday and defeating Lancaster on Saturday. The Lady Chargers lost to visiting Poquoson 63-50. “It was a hard-fought game... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson School Board-approved CIP in city's hands nowPoquoson City Public Schools is requesting more than $3.9 million to repair bui
Poquoson School Board-approved CIP in city's hands now
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
Poquoson City Public Schools is requesting more than $3.9 million to repair buildings and buy school buses over the next five fiscal years. The proposed capital improvement plan (CIP) was unanimously approved by the School Board in December. The... Read more
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Daily Press
Refine focus on body camsWhen Kawanza J. Beaty was shot and killed by a Newport News police officer last
Refine focus on body cams
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
When Kawanza J. Beaty was shot and killed by a Newport News police officer last July, neither the officer who shot him nor two other pursuing officers were wearing body cameras. Those devices, worn on the outside of a police officer's uniform, are... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Newport News' budget: $52,800 for Peninsula Agency on AgingThe city has budgeted $52,800 for the Peninsula Agency on Aging this fiscal yea
It's in Newport News' budget: $52,800 for Peninsula Agency on Aging
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
The city has budgeted $52,800 for the Peninsula Agency on Aging this fiscal year, which began July 1. It's the same amount the city has given the agency each year since at least fiscal year 2012. The Peninsula Agency on Aging, established in 1974,... Read more
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Daily Press
Salary a piece of the puzzle for where Peninsula teachers want to beTeachers thinking about working in the Peninsula area might want to take a look
Salary a piece of the puzzle for where Peninsula teachers want to be
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
Teachers thinking about working in the Peninsula area might want to take a look at York County. The York County School Division pays its teachers, on average, the best out of all eight local school divisions, according to a study released in... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula records healthy December home salesNEWPORT NEWS — As home sales increase across the region, some area real estate
Peninsula records healthy December home sales
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — As home sales increase across the region, some area real estate officials are preparing for a fury of new residential development across the Peninsula — and the region's urban areas could stand to benefit from the growth. "We're... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Tom Insley Jr., 68, of Marietta, died Jan. 15, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Tom was
Tom Insley Jr.
The Marietta Times / Posted 23 days ago
, 68, of Marietta, died Jan. 15, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Tom was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Hampton, Va., to Harry Sr. and Hilda Insley. He graduated high school from Poquoson High School in 1965. He married Vicky on Nov. 25,... Read more
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Daily Press
Rain, snow mix Sunday; hazardous weather outlook issuedNewport News, Hampton and Poquoson, as well as Isle of Wight and York counties
Rain, snow mix Sunday; hazardous weather outlook issued
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Newport News, Hampton and Poquoson, as well as Isle of Wight and York counties were included in the warning. "Rain will mix with and possibly change over to snow this afternoon before ending," said the weather service's forecast. "Any accumulation... Read more
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Daily Press
Local projects awarded $456K in homeland security grantsA total of $6.5 million was awarded to enhance emergency preparedness and secur
Local projects awarded $456K in homeland security grants
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
A total of $6.5 million was awarded to enhance emergency preparedness and security across the state, according to a Virginia Department of Emergency Management news release. The grants were selected through a competitive peer review process by 110... Read more
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Daily Press
Open seat, redistricting, little time: Rigell's departure sets off scrambleAn open seat in a district that could include more than 108,000 new voters beca
Open seat, redistricting, little time: Rigell's departure sets off scramble
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
An open seat in a district that could include more than 108,000 new voters because of a court-ordered redistricting creates a wild card in November. It gets even wilder because the U.S. Supreme Court still wants a look at the redistricting. And... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News manager's logo plans touch nerve on councilNEWPORT NEWS — City Manager Jim Bourey wants to change the logo used by Newport
Newport News manager's logo plans touch nerve on council
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — City Manager Jim Bourey wants to change the logo used by Newport News Waterworks — something that came to light in an email from a resident, sparking three council members to complain that Bourey leaves the council out of certain... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: Congressional districtsEditor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Pag
DP Buzz: Congressional districts
Daily Press / Posted 25 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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Daily Press
Martin Luther King Day closingsGOVERNMENT OFFICES Gloucester County — Closed Monday* Hampton — Closed Monday
Martin Luther King Day closings
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
GOVERNMENT OFFICES Gloucester County — Closed Monday* Hampton — Closed Monday Isle of Wight County — Closed Monday* James City County — Closed Monday Mathews County — Closed Monday* Middlesex County — Closed Monday* New Kent County — Closed... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notablesIt was with disappointment that we received word from Congressman Scott Rigell
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
It was with disappointment that we received word from Congressman Scott Rigell on Thursday that he does not plan to run for a fourth term representing Virginia's 2nd District. We do not begrudge him his decision to leave the House, but it will leave... Read more
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Daily Press
Scott Rigell won't seek re-election"With my family in full agreement, we are confident that my season of public se
Scott Rigell won't seek re-election
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
"With my family in full agreement, we are confident that my season of public service is to come to a close when my term expires next January," Rigell said in an emailed open letter to residents of Virginia's 2nd Conrgessional District. "We have been... Read more
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Daily Press
Jan. 13 Letters: Tech Center, natural-born citizensRe: "Tech Center may gain new investor," Jan. 7. With time off during the holi
Jan. 13 Letters: Tech Center, natural-born citizens
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Re: "Tech Center may gain new investor," Jan. 7. With time off during the holidays and beautiful weather creating perfect conditions for outdoor entertainment, our choices included walking the Noland Trail, or trails in Newport News Park, or... Read more
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Daily Press
Homelessness isn't seasonalGov. Terry McAuliffe announced this past fall that Virginia had reached a lauda
Homelessness isn't seasonal
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced this past fall that Virginia had reached a laudable milestone by becoming the first state to effectively end homelessness among military veterans. That is something to celebrate. The federal government designates a... Read more
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Daily Press
Woman sought in connection to York robberyThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said they are searching for a woman in conne
Woman sought in connection to York robbery
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said they are searching for a woman in connection to a December robbery at a Walmart. The incident took place shortly after 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 16 at 2601 George Washington Memorial Highway, a release... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Tech wrestling takes second, Smithfield third in divisions at 2016 Virginia DualsHAMPTON —The 36th Virginia Duals concluded late Saturday evening with the crown
Virginia Tech wrestling takes second, Smithfield third in divisions at 2016 Virginia Duals
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
HAMPTON —The 36th Virginia Duals concluded late Saturday evening with the crowning of five new champions. While none came from Peninsula teams, the winners included Iowa State (National College), Kutztown (American College), Nazareth (National High... Read more
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