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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 $137,700 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Portsmouth information.

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1 hr ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Modeling and simulation: An industry at a crossroads?

That assessment, from the CEO of an area "mod-sim" firm, was echoed in various ways this week at the MODSIM World Conference in Hampton, which brought together 380 representatives from the industry, government and academia.

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6 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

TRAFFIC: HRBT west backed up to Granby Street

The Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is backed up more than six miles to Granby Street.

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11 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Fire damages garage of Portsmouth home

Crews were called to the 5000 block of Deep Creek Blvd. around 9:25 a.m. and the road was blocked in the area for the firefight.

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20 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Rain, storms continue to move through Va., N.C.

The National Weather Service in Wakefield reported about 1 to 2 inches of rain had fallen throughout the region, with some areas seeing as much as 2.5 inches.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Portsmouth-based Legare seizes 127 bales of cocaine

A crewmember from the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Yard & Garden

Fifth-Year Itch

Mike Lenard retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in the Navy and began operating Lenard's Lawn Care Service full-time in 2010.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Churchland Baptist going dark to help parishioners see the light

This story is a sample from the Suffolk Sun, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Suffolk.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Postscript: Portsmouth physical therapist leaves legacy of caring

Martin Boytek died on March 20. He was 64 years old and had recently retired from his physical therapy practice - Churchland Physical Therapy on Churchland Boulevard.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Bruce Springsteen opens with rare cover, plays summer set at hot Virginia Beach show

Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren sing together on "Darlington County" on Saturday night in Virginia Beach, Va.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Police: Man tried to rob store in hospital mask

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Portsmouth police are investigating an attempted armed robbery after a man wearing a hospital mask tried to enter a business on Airline Blvd. with a gun.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Two-year-old Mya gets help from her mom picking up trash

The event is called The Great American Cleanup. Last year, volunteers picked up nearly 5,000 pounds of litter from downtown streets.

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The Virginian-Pilot

License-plate data and privacy rights

There is no expectation of privacy on a public street. That lack of privacy, however, does not give government perpetual, or even extended, rights to store data that details a person's whereabouts without a reason to suspect that a criminal act has occurred.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

12-year-old recounts terrifying pit bull attack

A 12-year-old Portsmouth girl is recovering after a terrifying pit bull attack. Her injuries were so bad she had to have dozens of stitches to close her wounds.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Schools' pharmacies: A prescription for savings

The Chesapeake Public Schools Heartbeats Wellness Center opened in a storefront in the Washington Shoppes on Old George Washington Highway.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Brass vases stolen from thousands of Hampton Road gravesites

Nearly 3,000 brass vases on graves in cemetaries across Hampton Roads have gone missing over the past month, and the vandal is still on the loose.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Image courtesy Doughtie's BBQ

Starting in the 1950s, Bob Doughtie's hand-pulled pork barbeque grew into a well-loved brand.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Sea Level Fest, "Bagels and Bluegrass"

Tidewater Arts Outreach presents the Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival, which has plenty of free things to do in Norfolk, including a songwriting workshop at the School of Rock, 430 Boush St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, and an open mic showcase at event central on the corner of Colley and Brandon avenues from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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PRLog US Entertainment

New York Native Gets Inducted Into The College Of William & Mary Hip Hop Archives

Apr. 10, 2014 - PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- New York native Desiree Williams gets inducted into the College of William & Mary HIP HOP Archives.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Portsmouth school board meeting on April 10, 2014.

Money was center stage Thursday during a heated school board meeting in Portsmouth.

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Marine News

Ship Ready to Destroy Syria's Chemical Arms at Sea

The container ship M/V Cape Ray departs Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 10, 2014, for sea trials.

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