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Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

HRTAC launches first community meeting at Poquoson High School

More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's first community meeting at Poquoson High School.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding , which trains workers to build nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines that form the backbone of the U.S. Navy fleet.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Dwight Yoakam is coming to town | Popcorn

Dwight Yoakam, the best of the contemporary country sings in the big hats and blue jeans, will be coming to the Ferguson Center in Newport News , the venue announced on Wednesday morning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Police stop Caribbean festival in Hampton over security concerns

The organizers of the Caribbean Food & Music Festival, scheduled for Sunday at Buckroe Beach in Hampton , were disappointed to learn that the event had been shut down by police due to issues of security and parking.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News adding lights to bus stops, other features

NEWPORT NEWS The city is working to add lighting and other features to the Hampton Roads Transit bus stops in the hopes of improving safety and ridership.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Police: Estranged wife threw pliers at husband

The wife of a Newport News man was arrested Monday after police say she threw pliers at her husband's back, among other things.

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Virginia Business

500 new jobs coming to Newport News

Automotive supplier Continental plans to expand its operations in Newport News with a $150 million investment that is expected to create 500 new jobs.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Free lecture about sea monsters in Virginia

Is an author coming to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News on Wednesday night to give a free talk about those monsters? Eric Cheezum, author of "Discovering Chessie," will speak at the museum at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday about sightings of the creature along the Northern Neck, the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.

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The Virginian-Pilot

German manufacturer to add 500 jobs in Newport News

Continental AG, a Germany-based automotive supplier, will add 500 jobs in an expansion of its production facility in Newport News, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Woman charged after allegedly assaulting husband, slashing tires in front of infant daughter

A 19-year-old Newport News woman faces multiple charges after allegedly attacking her husband and slashing his tires in front of their infant daughter.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Newport News man dies in hospital after suffering injuries in alleged Saturday night assault

A 59-year-old Newport News man has died in the hospital after being injured in an alleged assault on Saturday night.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

2 people injured in Newport News crash

Two Newport News men were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after they were involved in a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Bland Boulevard.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gov. McAuliffe to make announcement today at Continental in Newport News | TidewaterBiz

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Newport News Mayor McKinley Price plan to make an economic development announcement at 11 a.m. today at the Continental AG plant at 615 Bland Blvd., according to an email invitation.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Friends, family remember slain Warwick High School students | With Video & Photo Gallery

Friends, family, teachers and classmates are remembering the two Warwick High School students slain at an elementary school parking lot 12 days ago.

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The Orlando Sentinel

New People Express to fly into OIA in fall

A fledgling Virginia-based airline company trading on the 1980s low-price brand of People Express Airlines plans to offer service to Orlando International Airport this fall, company officials said Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton police investigating report of Friday robbery

A 28-year-old man reported to Hampton police Friday that he was robbed while walking near Kecoughtan Road and LaSalle Avenue.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Virginia Marine Police diver describes what it's like to recover body of missing swimmer

Imagine total darkness. You're alone in an alien-underwater world, crawling, feeling blindly for a body.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton man sentenced to 23 years in prison for 2012 homicide

On the day Bartholomew Kyle Robinson planned to attend his son's baby shower he was dragged out of a car, pistol whipped, shot and left to die on the pavement.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News man accused of hitting neighbor with bat during argument

A Newport News man was arrested Saturday night following an argument that resulted in a neighbor being struck in the head with a baseball bat, police said.

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