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Virginia;s 2014 Session Setbacks
As Virginia's 2014 legislative session comes to close, activists are taking stock.
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The American Institute of Architects
Two recipients selected for the David W. Lakamp a/e ProNet Scholarship
For immediate release: Washington, D.C. - March 13, 2014 - The American Institute of Architect has selected Josh Gerloff and Mark Manczyk to receive the 2013 David W. Lakamp a/e ProNet Scholarship.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
To do | Jazz; Karle Werne; Planetarium
385-2787. www.sandlercenter.org . Kathryn Fisher speaks on the predecessor to the Coast Guard and wrecks of the Virginia coast, 7 p.m. at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, 2 High St. 393-8591.
Chesapeake elections are nonpartisan in name only
Voters won't find party labels on the ballot when they go to the polls this spring to elect City Council and School Board members.
Stakeholders Analyzing Safety Initiatives in Tampa
"We were spending so much on honoring the people we lost, we thought it was time to focus our energy to preventing those deaths and injuries," explained Dennis Compton, chairman of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation board of directors.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Woodall: A regional success story
The Southeastern Public Service Authority of Virginia, or SPSA as it's known to the majority of the region's citizens, handles the disposal of more than 800,000 tons of solid waste generated each year by the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Virginia Health Information lets you rate your heart doctor, hospital
Fewer Virginians are being admitted to hospitals for cardiac care, but those who are admitted face a stronger likelihood of re-admission within 30 days, according to the recently released Cardiac Care Report from Virginia Health Information.
Chesapeake family displaced following fire
A family of six has been displaced following a fire in Chesapeake Tuesday afternoon.
Pick-up truck overturns on I-664 in Chesapeake
It happened just before 7 a.m. between the Western Freeway and Pughsville Road exits and forced police and VDOT to briefly divert traffic off the Interstate.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
"Rear Window," Supervolcanoes
Classic Movie Afternoons: "Rear Window" Movie followed by a group discussion or movie trivia.
Woman says Chesapeake dealer held her against her will to finalize sale
Jennifer Faulkenberry claims in a Circuit Court lawsuit that the dealership's staff held her against her will until she agreed to buy an SUV that she did not want for a price higher than she was initially quoted.
Gov. McAuliffe addresses Medicaid expansion concerns
Hospitals will close, patients will die, and Virginia taxpayers will lose $2billion a year.
Woman robs Hardeea s at gunpoint
Kelly O'Sullivan with the Chesapeake Police Department said the robbery occurred at the Hardee's located in the 1000 block of North Battlefield Boulevard around 10 p.m. A female suspect armed with a handgun entered the restaurant and demanded money.
No injuries in robbery of Chesapeake Hardee's
No injuries were reported Sunday night in a robbery of the Hardee's in the 1000 block of N. Battlefield Blvd. An armed woman went into the restaurant about 10 p.m. and demanded money, police wrote in a news release.
On this Supper Club's menu: eating, the environment
Tommy Leggett, a well-known scientist who co-manages the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Virginia Oyster Restoration Center, spoke to the first meeting of the Chesapeake Supper Club on Feb. 26 about the past, present and future of Chesapeake Bay oysters and restoration efforts.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Hazardous materials found at Chesapeake home
Leo Kosinski with the Chesapeake Police Department told WAVY.com the Special Investigations Section was called to a home on Indian Creek Road to conduct an investigation.
Drug officers investigate situation in southern Chesapeake
Members of the police department's Special Investigations Section found hazardous materials at a location along Indian Creek Road Sunday.
Fire in South Norfolk displaces family of three
A fire Sunday morning in the South Norfolk section of Chesapeake has displaced a family of three.
Founding member of Chesapeake General Hospital dies
Dr. W. Stanley Jennings Sr., a founding doctor of Chesapeake General Hospital, died Friday at his Norfolk home.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Report: Hampton Roads songwriters sue Usher, Bieber for plagiarism
A pair of Hampton Roads songwriters -- one from Portsmouth, one from Chesapeake -- are suing Justin Bieber and Usher, claiming the two music stars stole a song they wrote in 2008, The Virginian-Pilot reports.