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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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9 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Live Blog: Tornado touches down in Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles

A tornado touched down in Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles, Virginia, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Don't let the election come quietly

This Saturday, two of Virginia's U.S. Senate candidates will face off in the first debate of the election season, one that few will attend and even fewer will hear about.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Va. employment agency will close Suffolk office

The Virginia Employment Commission will close a small office in Suffolk in November, but a city official said job-seekers will still find a range of services at the site.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Anita Blanton on Portsmouth Black History Museum

The city of Portsmouth has just teamed up with the African American Historical Society to give new life to a local museum.

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WCAV

Website Shows True Cost of Speeding Tickets in Va.

Anyone who has ever received a speeding ticket knows that the cost of speeding does not end with the fine, it also includes an increase in insurance.

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West Australian

Maersk's APM Terminals to sell container terminal in Virginia

The companies, in a joint statement on Tuesday, did not disclose the price that Alinda and Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited will pay for APM Terminals Virginia, the deep-water terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Les Smith's quest for the bestBBQ

Hours of prep go into every rack of ribs. Bobby Loulies from Bobby's Barbecue has many tricks of the trade and he sure has cooked a lot of barbecue! "It's no exaggeration, I've done at least a million pounds on this cooker alone by itself," he says.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Police promote website to help burglary victims

Imagine coming home to find your home broken into, your possessions stolen. Would you have a list of valuables for police? Home burglaries have been a problem in Portsmouth for the past couple years.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Virginia teen wins big in NAACP competition

Local Portsmouth native Jasmine Kiah attended the 36th annual NAACP ACT-SO competition this week and took home the silver medal amongst 600 candidates.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

LaKendrick a oeBlindsidea Ross signs NFL contract

The 6-foot-5-inch, 330 pound defensive tackle who lost his mother to a heart attack at age 12 and lived in ten different group homes up and down the east coast says he's "officially signed with the Cincinnati Bengals ."

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth drowning inspires plan to build fishing pier

In light of recent drowning cases, a Portsmouth city council member is proposing building a fishing pier at City Park.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Former segregated library now a Portsmouth museum

The Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum at 904 Elm Ave. was the first library for blacks in the city.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Major traffic change coming to midtown area of Portsmouth

Drivers who are used to having access to or through Harbor Dr., which is what the Martin Luther King Freeway becomes on the south side of High Street, are in for a lot of permanent changes to accomodate the project to extend the freeway to I-264.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

New Online System Aims to Help You Protect Your Valuables

The website is a proactive tool that allows you to catalog information about your belongings, including everything from laptops to collectables.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Touring the Herbert House in Hampton

This summer, we're visiting historic homes in Hampton Roads. Last month we took you to the Hill House in Portsmouth , this month we're going to the Peninsula.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

TRAFFIC: Crash causing delays on westbound I-64 near Fort Eustis

A vehicle accident is causing delays for motorists traveling westbound on I-64 in Newport News near Fort Eustis Boulevard.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth police trying to find malicious wounding suspect

They're trying to find Tony M. Johnson, 25. Along with the felony malicious wounding charge, he's wanted for three misdemeanor counts of assault and battery of a family member.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Pugh leaves Salem, takes over as AD at Wilson High

Vincent Pugh has been a coach in South Hampton Roads for nearly 30 years. Now he's ready to embark on a new career.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Robertson's latest advice is on stomachaches, and it's a sidesplitter

A rant about American hipsters who pretend to like soccer? A screed about the serial trials of the Eastern Shore arson suspect? For those who wonder why we write at all about the televangelist, the answer is simple: He's Hampton Roads' most enduring celebrity.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Portsmouth County was issued at July 24 at 8:43PM EDT

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