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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 $139,900 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Portsmouth information.

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Local news for Portsmouth, VA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth residents fight for rec center; City to purchase land worth $3.75M

A new recreational center will soon open to serve several neighborhoods in Portsmouth after a community fight that dates back to 1979.

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6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Symphony "At the Movies"; Wizard of Oz

Virginia Symphony's "At the Movies" Music selections from "Ice Age," "Hook," more.

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10 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

16-year-old hit and run victim tells her story

Monday night 16-year old Mirandah Price was riding her bike taking a short cut between her mother's place in Portsmouth and her father's home in Chesapeake when she was hit by a car near the intersection of Lincoln Street and DesMoines Avenue in Portsmouth.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Liz Palka on flooded Virginia Beach apartments

WAVY.com first reported about the Seashell Apartments on Monday after residents said they sat in waterlogged apartments through the weekend.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Amazing dishes from Marioa s Italian Restaurant

Joining us for the first time, Chef Gus Pantino from Mario's Italian Restaurant in Portsmouth, was on The Hampton Roads Show Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

JamBase

Phish nTelos Pavilion Portsmouth Setlist & Skinny | Night One

On Tuesday night, Phish returned to nTelos Pavilion in Portsmouth, VA for the first show of a two-night stand at the harbor-side shed.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Portsmouth hooks thousands of PHISH fans

Thousands of PHISH fans have flocked back to Portsmouth this week as the band is in Hampton Roads for another two-night stand.

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The Gloucester County Times

Cruise ship, Coast Guard rendezvous near Atlantic City to rescue 4-year-old boy with head injury

A crew member aboard the Norwegian Breakaway contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders at approximately 9:45 a.m. to report the child had fallen from his bunk and had sustained a head injury, according to a release by the Coast Guard.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

New Portsmouth tunnel detour set after traffic jam

New detours are being set for the eastbound Downtown Tunnel in Portsmouth after initial plans caused a miles-long traffic jam.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Rebuilt James River Fishing Pier in Newport News to maintain most of its length

The reconstructed James River Fishing Pier will likely maintain a length close to its origial 3,000 feet, instead of being shortened to 1,250 feet, as previously planned.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

ERT updates Downtown Tunnel closure schedule

As crews continue rehabilitation work at the Downtown Tunnel, ERT will close the westbound tube on Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Teen bicyclist hit by vehicle

A teen in Portsmouth was injured when a vehicle crashed into her while she was riding a bike, police say.

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Stars and Stripes

Sailor, alleged attacker were assigned to Portsmouth psychiatric unit

Nearly seven weeks ago, a stabbing at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center left one sailor critically injured and sent police scouring surrounding cities for the alleged stabber, a fellow sailor.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Man shot in Chesapeake

A Portsmouth police officer pulled over a car around 2:15 a.m. and realized the driver had been wounded.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Weekend closure of Downtown Tunnel causes delays

The closure started on Friday at 8 p.m. and will continue until Monday at 5 a.m., according to a news release from Elizabeth River Tunnels.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Downtown Tunnel causing traffic backups

Eastbound traffic at the Midtown Tunnel is backed up three miles and the High Rise Bridge is experiencing a six mile delay, according to VDOT.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Aerial mosquito spray scheduled for Craney Island

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Portsmouth will conduct the spray between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. at federal and city properties on Craney Island.

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Stars and Stripes

Portsmouth hospital stabbing suspect charged by Navy

The suspect accused of stabbing a fellow sailor at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in June was formally charged by the Navy on Wednesday.

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TVSPY

Attorney Wants $5 Million from WAVY in Defamation Case

The attorney, Sterling Weaver , is representing himself in the defamation case against the Portsmouth, VA, NBC affiliate.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Tribune

Virginia police: 2 dead after storm at campground

Storm clouds approach Portsmouth, Va., Thursday morning, July 24, 2014, as severe storms passed through the area.

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