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Portsmouth, Virginia is located in Portsmouth County. Zip codes in Portsmouth, VA include 23704, 23701, and 23705. The median home price in Portsmouth is $140,000 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Portsmouth information.

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4 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Maker Movement takes hold of region

The guys at North Street Labs love a challenge, whether it's making an 800-bag, 6-story Doritos vending machine activated by Tweets from above a concert stage or a metal tree sculpture equipped with sensors to translate motion into sounds.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

World Magazine

Quick Takes

City leaders in Portsmouth, Va., are wondering: How can a city auditor do his job if he goes more than a year without logging into the city's financial records system? According to a Virginian-Pilot newspaper report, Portsmouth City Auditor Jesse Andre Thomas had not released a single audit since taking the position 14 months ago.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Fresh food - air: The best outdoor eats in town

There's something magical about eating outside. Whether you're sitting on a deck by the bay, on a patio in a garden or at a table in the middle of a busy shopping area, everything tastes better when you're dining in the open air.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Today! Thursdays by the Lake, Artists Gallery opening

Thursdays by the Lake: Audio Affair Concert series continues from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Mariners' Museum,100 Museum Drive, Newport News.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders attend supplemental draft workout for massive defensive line prospect

The Raiders were one of 11 or 12 NFL teams in attendance at the workout for supplemental draft prospect Lakendrick Ross as first reported by Draftdiamonds.com .

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Several shots fired in Portsmouth apartment complex; no one hurt

Someone fired several gunshots in an apartment complex near the intersection of Lexington Drive and Columbus Avenue in Portsmouth on Sunday afternoon, with several shots hitting buildings.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads ship finally poised for Syria job

The cargo ship Cape Ray left Portsmouth in late January on a mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Goo Dolls and Daughtry, car show, outdoor movies

Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry with the Plain White T's, 6:45 p.m., Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach, 3550 Cellar Door Way.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Extension Service keeps Portsmouth's Master Gardeners busy

Master Gardeners Donna Wooley, from left, Kathy Rivenbark and Jim Manion prepare to greet customers at the Olde Towne Farmer's Market.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

The Amazing History of Hill House

This is the phenomenal story of Hill House in Portsmouth in The Hampton Roads Shows' brand new summer Historic Homes Series.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Reader feedback July 2: E-cigarettes, driving initiative

Taking the side of caution on the unknowns in e-cigarettes, the Virginia legislature banned their sale to minors in the state, effective July 1. Proponents argue that they're healthier than tobacco, because they lack the tar and other carcinogens present in regular cigarettes.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Utility construction work to begin around Portsmouth City Hall

The City of Portsmouth announces that the next phases of the Downtown Water and Sewer Rehabilitation Project, the Downtown Master Utility Plan, will be in the vicinity of City Hall and the Portsmouth City Jail.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth to hold FEMA coastal flood map meeting

The Federal Emergency Management Agency released updates to the coastal flood maps in January for the City of Portsmouth.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

EDGE

Long, Hard and Full of Seamen

But as summer dawns on the East Coast, it's not like there is a vacuum between Provincetown, Rehoboth Beach, and Ft.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

TRAFFIC: Eastbound HRBT backed up 1 mile

Eastbound I-64 in Hampton is backed up about 1 mile at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel , due to congestion.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Man injured in Portsmouth shooting

Det. Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Chowan Drive around 10:15 p.m. for a report of a man who appeared to have been shot.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Man shot Sunday night in Portsmouth, police say

The incident happened in the 200 block of Chowan Drive shortly after 10 p.m., police spokeswoman Det.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Medical scribes keep notes so doctors don't have to

Medical scribe Chantalle Jackson, 23, takes notes from Dr. Jim Wilson as he talks with a patient in the emergency room of Sentara BelleHarbour in Suffolk on Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Propane leak closes portion of Victory Blvd. in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. A propane leak at Lindab Inc.on Airline Boulevard closed a portion of Victory Boulevard between Airline and Portsmouth Boulevard Saturday morning.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

City Paper

A Local Boxing Champ Dreams Big in Out of the Basement

Tucked away in the basement of Arthur's Grocery in Columbia Heights is the Lime Lite Boxing Gym , a ragtag operation that's already produced one bona fide champion boxer and seems likely to turn out more.

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