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Newport News, Virginia is located in Newport News County. Zip codes in Newport News, VA include 23628, 23603, and 23605. The median home price in Newport News is $164,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Newport News information.

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23 min ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

VDOT calls I-64 widening in Newport News 'top priority'

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has released a six-year improvement program for projects beginning in July.

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7 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

McAuliffe to dismantle port authority board

Gov. Terry McAuliffe will replace five of the 11 political appointees on the Virginia Port Authority 's Board of Commissioners - and he's tapped for removal a handful of businessmen aligned with former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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12 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech honors victims of the 2007 shooting in ceremony in Richmond | Video

More Hampton Roads News: Daily news, local news from the Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, York county, Gloucester, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Hampton Roads, Virginia The Daily Press encourages conversation about our stories and hope you will share your thoughts.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Local students win awards at Heritage National Music Festival

The Upper School Chorus, Show Choir and Orchestra at Ranney School, under the direction of instructors Tess Nielsen, Dorothy Sobieski and John Doyle, traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia April 11-13 for the Heritage Music Festival.

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Navy Times

Delivery of submarine North Dakota delayed to Navy

Problems with a parts supplier and the need to modify certain design features led the Navy to announce Wednesday that the commissioning of the new nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota won't take place at the end of May as scheduled.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News: Man arrested in March auto-pedestrian accident

A man wanted in connection to a March auto-pedestrian crash in Newport News was arrested by Hampton Police Tuesday afternoon.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

3-vehicle crash closes lanes during rush hour in Newport News

It happened around 8 a.m. eastbound at Jefferson Avenue, forcing police to close two lanes during the morning commute.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Homeless shelter asks Newport News City Council for money to stay open

A local homeless shelter operator turned to the City Council on Tuesday about seven hours after regional consortium of aid agencies deemed it ineligible for $65,000 from a $1.2 million pot of federal and state dollars.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Peninsula: ACA still enrolling exceptions

Attorney Heather Parsons is a Hampton-based navigator, charged with helping people enroll in health insurance through the state exchange.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News: Fallen tree and power lines blocking Harpersville Road near J Clyde Morris Boulevard

Harpersville Road is closed near J Clyde Morris Boulevard due to a fallen tree and power lines in the roadway.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News City Council members' use of city cars draws scrutiny | With Video

In the past year two City Council members have borrowed city cars for a combined 169 days, according to records obtained by the Daily Press.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News: Gang member pleads guilty to racketeering, firearm charges

A 27-year-old man who prosecuters said admitted to being a member of a Newport News gang pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to racketeering and firearm charges.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Bullet goes through wall, hits Newport News woman

A woman was taken to a hospital this morning when a bullet went through the wall of her apartment and hit her in the face.

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Sunherald.com

Virginia man pays for health insurance with metal scraps

Jim Ridenhour, a retired Newport News, Va., firefighter, discovered that when he turned to metal scrapping as a way to pay for his daughter's wedding about two years ago.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

VDOT and city moving forward with plans to clear I-64 drainage ditches near Village Green

With storm season less than two months away, the City of Newport News and Virginia Department of Transportation are finalizing plans to clear three sections of drainage ditches along Interstate 64 as it runs through the city.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Audacious engineering paved the way for 1964 opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel | Our Story

Driving a test pile Long before actual construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel began in September 1960, engineers conducted months of test borings to determine the soil conditions along the crossing's route.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith

That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Telling tales of the presidents

Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Old Point National Bank in Newport News struck by car

Old Point National Bank on Warwick Blvd. near Tabbs Lane sustained some structural damage after it was struck by a car in an accident just after 3:20 p.m. Monday, dispatchers said.

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