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The good news is that most restaurants on the Peninsula pay their taxes. But for those that don't, tax collectors could soon leverage another tool to entice timely payments.
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"I can't imagine it would be," said Jim Regimbal, an economist who consults for the Virginia Association of Counties and the Virginia Municipal League and who has been surveying localities during the lead-up to budget season.
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Former Del. Phil Hamilton, three years removed from convictions for bribery and extortion, tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch that he "got a bum rap."
VDOT has spent twice its budget, while cities have tallied thousands of hours of snow removal labor and supply costs Peninsula commuters were warned of ice covering the road on the James River Bridge on Wednesday as the region endures another winter storm.
Whether potential jurors had read or watched media reports related to the quadruple homicide case against John Moses Ragin was among the questions that attorneys and a judge asked last week in picking a jury.
A man was hospitalized with potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the intersection of 74th and Jefferson Ave. According to police, video from a nearby business shows a white pickup truck traveling on 74th towards Jefferson, where it struck the man in the intersection and dragged him for a short distance as it made ... (more)
Newport News firefighters were able to contain the fire to the ninth-floor apartment where the fire started, but 21 other units were damaged during the battle.
This year's election for the Newport News School Board will bring several political newcomers, a former board member, a veteran candidate and three incumbents to the ballot on May 6. Long-time board member Dee Johnson is not seeking re-election, which means an at-large seat, elected by the entire city, will be open this year.
The Richmond-based comedian has said for years that if he ever got the chance to do a special for cable TV, he would film it at his favorite venue - Cozzy's Comedy Club in Newport News .
Bob Kerrey, former Nebraska Senator, talks with Tom Keene about the projections of military budget cuts against the backdrop of Russia's intervention in Crimea on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Ruth Owens still laments the theft of cherished jewelry more than a year later. A carpet cleaner hired by her landlord made off with her rings.
The entire building in the 700 block of Waterfront Circle was evacuated. One person was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.
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He's in the Newport News City Jail. Victim's name hasn't been released. ***** NEWPORT NEWS -- A man walking on the side of a road in Newport News was killed early Friday when he was hit by a pick-up truck.
Federal regulators say Dominion Virginia Power's two nuclear power plants operated in a manner that preserved public health and safety in 2013.
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