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Thursday Jul 10 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Peninsula animal shelter in Newport News plods toward completion | With Video

Construction workers continue pawing over an animal shelter Peninsula officials hoped would be filled with cats and dogs nearly four months ago.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Hampton, VA, Poquoson, VA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm

Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Smithfield, VA, Newport News, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Cab driver robbed in York County, police say

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who they said robbed a cab driver Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Poquoson, VA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Free meals in Hampton are available for children in need this summer

Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through the government-sponsored Summer Food Service Program.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Newport News, VA, Poquoson, VA, Mathews County, VA, Life, Food, Nutrition

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Fort Monroe YMCA branch being explored | With Video

Close to 300 children participate in the YMCA's Fort Monroe summer camp as the group's leadership has not-so-quietly sought to build a base of families interested in joining a new branch on the property.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Monroe, US Army, Hampton, VA, Newport News, VA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

York County planners discuss farming standards

The York County Planning Commission appears to now be split on whether performance standards, as opposed to rezoning, are the best way to address new agriculture and aquaculture operations.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Seaford, VA

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters

Cheatham Annex turns 71 A car is admitted to Naval Supply Depot Cheatham Annex by a Marine guard, circa 1943.

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Related Topix: Yorktown, VA, Williamsburg, VA, US Military, US Navy, US News

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

York County board votes to rezone Seaford neighborhood

The York County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to rezone a Seaford neighborhood Tuesday night following a nearly three-hour public hearing that became heated at times as York County residents spoke on both sides of the issue.

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Related Topix: Seaford, VA, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Crime down in Virginia, Hampton Roads

A man was shot at a bus stop on 79th Street and Marshall Avenue in Newport News Wednesday afternoon, police said.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Newport News, VA, James City County, VA, Hampton, VA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Historic Triangle's 'economic engine' names new president

Dan Smith doesn't know Mitchell Reiss personally, but he is impressed by the credentials the new president of Colonial Williamsburg brings to the job.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, Recreational Vehicle, Security, US National Parks, Colonial National Historical Park, Washington College, College of William and Mary

Mon Jun 16, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

1 dead following crash in Yorktown

An 18-year-old man was killed after crashing his vehicle into a tree in York County early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Yorktown, VA

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Feedback: Weather, port lease, York bills, real estate stories

John, Newport News : Where are the temperatures printed in the daily weather Almanac as "high/low" for Newport News "through 5 p.m. yesterday" taken/recorded/reported from? Editor: Our vendor, Accuweather, uses the National Weather Service reporting station at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport to get the data.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Weather, Opinion

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

York River Academy graduate: We are different | With Video

Anthony Quinn, one of 15 seniors to graduate on Thursday from York River Academy in York County, told his classmates that each one of them had something unique to offer the world.

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