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  1. Forbes to run in 2 n d DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Rep. J. Randy Forbes , R-Chesapeake, will run in the district next door in November, aiming to succeed retiring Rep. Scott Rigell , R-Virginia Beach. The move comes in the wake of a court-ordered change to the boundaries of the district Forbes now represents.

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  2. Seafood fraud rules miss the boat, critics sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    But are they enough to stop the rampant sale of fake crab cakes and mislabeled salmon reported last year, including here in Hampton Roads? The Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud wants to track only at-risk seafood species, and even then only from where they're caught to where they first enter the country. But a bait-to-border tracking system falls far short of the bait-to-plate traceability pushed by the international advocacy group Oceana, which conducted the crab cake and salmon investigations.

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  3. Amazon announces 1-hour delivery for some of Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Amazon announced on Thursday that its Prime one-hour delivery service has expanded into some of the Hampton Roads community. The service, run via a mobile app, includes parts of Hampton, Poquoson, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Chesapeake, a release said.

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  4. Virginia Tech has brought in 21 players in its signing day class, but ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    See pictures of student-athletes from the Peninsula in the classes of 2016 and beyond who have signed letters of intent or have indicated they will play sports in college. Not pictured? Email [email protected] with a photo and information about your signing.

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  5. Comfort Inn becomes Park Inn by RadissonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Park Inn brand is described as "a colorful and dynamic mid-scale hotel brand providing a hassle-free and easy hotel experience." The change marks Park Inn's first U.S. opening for 2016.

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  6. January defense contract awards have varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Transportation: Two firms with offices in Norfolk - Maersk Line LTD and Farrell Lines Inc. - were awarded jobs for international ocean transportation and other services by U.S. Transportation Command. Maersk received $227.8 million and Farrell received $64.3 million.

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  7. Early ACC foootball forecast favors Clemson, UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    DECEMBER 05: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers runs the ball against Donnie Miles #15 of the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2nd half during the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship at Bank of America Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. ORG XMIT: 587174543 CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 05: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers runs the ball against Donnie Miles #15 of the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2nd half during the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship at Bank of America Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  8. New retailer to anchor massive Hampton redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    New owners of Riverdale Shopping Center in Hampton are taking steps to redevelop the aging shopping center. Plans to upgrade and redevelop one of the oldest shopping centers in the heart of Hampton's primary retail area appear to be moving swiftly with the announcement of a major new retailer on Friday.

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  9. Mega home decor retailer coming to HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A large-scale shopping center in the heart of Hampton's Coliseum Central District will soon be filled with a new retailer. At Home, known nationally as a mega home dcor and furniture store, plans to fill 91,000 square feet of retail space in the Riverdale Shopping Center at 1072 W. Mercury Blvd., according to a news release.

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  10. Jay Pharoah and Wanda Sykes come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The show : 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Norva in Norfolk. Tickets are $20-$25. Info: 757-627-4547 or thenorva.com.

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  11. 6 dead in Chesapeake murder-suicide, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    About 3:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Wildwood Road. Further investigation led officers to a home near the intersection of George Washington Highway and Wintergreen Drive About 3:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Wildwood Road.

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  12. Filmmaker from Hampton Roads gets record-setting deal at Sundance festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Nate Parker, the director, star and producer of "The Birth of a Nation," is interviewed at the premiere of the film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Park City, Utah Nate Parker, the director, star and producer of "The Birth of a Nation," is interviewed at the premiere of the film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Park City, Utah Nate Parker, a 36-year-old filmmaker from Hampton Roads, has made news at the Sundance Film Festival by landing the biggest distribution deal in the history of the prestigious Utah showcase for indie movies.

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  13. Memoirs top list of new releases by Hampton Roads authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Each month we publish a list of new releases by Hampton Roads authors, hoping to bring new names and stories to your attention. This month's collection is a nice mix, from memoirs to mysteries and poetry to children's books.

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  14. Lamb of God comes home, with a very special opening actRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    It is one of the great rites of passage for a rock band - when the performers who influenced you are now opening for you. Lamb of God, the Richmond-based groove metal band with key members from Hampton Roads, will play on Friday at the Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk.

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  15. To expand overseas, Virginia defense firms eye AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    KOVA Global, a small Virginia Beach defense contractor, recently finished work on a naval training project that wasn't in the Middle East or the Asia-Pacific, prime areas of focus for the U.S. military. It was in the Republic of Senegal on the west coast of Africa.

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  16. Salary a piece of the puzzle for where Peninsula teachers want to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York County School Division pays its teachers, on average, the best out of all eight local school divisions, according to a study released in December. The study, done by consulting firm The Crim Dell Group LLC in Williamsburg, compared starting, maximum and two types of average salaries of Charles City, Chesapeake, Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, New Kent, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Surry, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg-James City County and York.

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  17. Veterans can compete for free 7-Eleven store franchise in contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dallas-based 7-Eleven is bringing back its "Operation: Take Command" contest where the company will award a veteran a 7-Eleven franchise without the fee -- a value of up to $190,000. Interested veterans can enter online at www.VeteransFranchiseGiveaway.com now through Feb. 26. The winner will be announced in June.

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  18. Chesapeake's Carlton earns another Arena Racing USA Top Dog victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Defending Pro Series champion Cody Carlton of Chesapeake assumed the lead on lap 9 and rolled to his sixth win of the season in the 50-lap Top Dog race, the headlining event of Saturday afternoon's Guns & Hoses 200 - Arena Racing USA's salute to area first responders - at the Richmond Coliseum. The victory was his third in a row in Top Dog competition, to go with wins in the year's first three A Mains.

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  19. Gloucester man wins $1 million in New Year's Millionaire RaffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    James Lewis, of Gloucester, bought a $1 million ticket at the 7-Eleven store at 3963 George Washington Highway in Hayes. James Lewis, of Gloucester, bought a $1 million ticket at the 7-Eleven store at 3963 George Washington Highway in Hayes.

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  20. Macy's plans to close Peninsula Town Center storeRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Macy's plans to close three stores in Hampton Roads, including its store at Peninsula Town Center, by early spring, the company announced today. The closure of the 173,000-square-foot store at Peninsula Town Center will affect 109 employees, according to a Wednesday news release.

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