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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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1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Lots and lots of mini frogs at Hoffler Creek

Have you come across a surprise or puzzle in nature? Do you have a tidbit of local lore? Share your stories and sightings with columnist Mary Reid Barrow.

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5 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Two arrested in 1986 Virginia Beach sexual assault case

Two men have been arrested by local officials this week in a Virginia Beach sexual assault case that happened close to 28 years ago.

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8 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth answers Ice Bucket Challenge callout from Norfolk police chief

Officials with the Portsmouth Police Department, Portsmouth Sheriff's Office and Portsmouth Fire Department came together Friday to answer the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge callout from Norfolk Police Chief Michael Goldsmith.

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11 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

AltDaily weekend picks: arts, gay pride and hot rods

PrideFest 2014 is Saturday, August 23, from noon to 7 p.m. PrideFest, now in its 26th year, is the largest annual LGBT festival in Southeastern Virginia.

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15 hrs ago | Defense Tech

Ship Eats Syria's Deadly Chemicals in Weeks

After patiently sitting in port for months, the specially outfitted U.S. container vessel MV Cape Ray only took weeks to decimate Syria's chemical weapon precursors.

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19 hrs ago | USA Today

Whale stranded in creek dies

Whale stranded in creek dies Boats trying to tow 40,000-pound mammal back for necropsy so cause of death can be learned.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

July tonnage, revenue up at Port of Virginia

Officials at the Port of Virginia say its 2015 fiscal year is off to a strong start after continued cargo volume growth in July.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Military surplus has armed police in Ferguson, Hampton Roads

A longtime federal program that has transferred military-surplus weapons and battle gear to police departments is under scrutiny after police in Ferguson, Mo., rolled into streets outfitted like soldiers.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

No weekend closures at Downtown Tunnel eastbound through Labor Day

Drivers who've gotten used to not using the Downtown Tunnel to get to Norfolk on weekends will get some relief.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth police investigating crash that killed motorcyclist

Officers are investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a mini van that occurred at the intersection of Cavalier Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard at 6:30 p.m. this evening.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Woman charged in stabbing at Portsmouth apartments

Officers were called to London Oaks Apartments in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue, near London Blvd., around 3:10 a.m. It's the second stabbing at the complex in four days.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Portsmouth offers free back-to-school vaccinations

According to the Jessica Mullen, Health Educator, 6th graders must be vaccinated against Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis , and kindergartners must be up to date on DTap, Polio, MMR , and chicken pox to attend school.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Ches. family hopes to raise awareness about suicide

Suicide has been in the news recently after the death of actor Robin Williams. While it's not an easy topic of conversation, some families feel there should be more discussions on the issue.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Two men stabbed overnight in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Medics took two men to the hospital early Saturday morning after they were stabbed on Virginia Avenue.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Saturday Traffic: Downtown Tunnel closing again this weekend

The eastbound tube of the Downtown Tunnel from Portsmouth to Norfolk will be closed between 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday for scheduled rehabilitation work, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

For some, strip malls' salvation is found in churches

From left, Gia Howard, left, Carrion Howard, Sharon Howard and Stuart Howard wait for the door to open outside Life Line Ministries church in Southgate Plaza shopping center in Chesapeake on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Charges withdrawn in Md. for man shot by officer in Portsmouth

Chesapeake Police Officer Elliott Boyd shot Michael Smith on South Street in June while trying to serve him fugitive warrants from Maryland.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

These indoor attractions make rainy days fun

Marcelles Mathis takes a picture of Nativity Mathis and 1-year-old Cataleya, of Chesapeake, in an oversized chair at the Children's Museum in Portsmouth.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Wellness center owner won't be charged for leaving documents out

A woman who owns a Virginia Beach wellness center will not be criminally prosecuted for thousands of medical documents she left on a Portsmouth curb.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

VDOT settles in eminent domain lawsuit

Back on June 20, Old Dominion Demolition's Dan Crispino told WAVY.com he's tired of getting jerked around by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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