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  1. 151-Acre Solar Farm Proposed In CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on a special-use permit request for a solar farm near the Rockingham-Shenandoah county line during its meeting Wednesday. The farm will generate 31.4 megawatts through 87,000 solar panels that are each 8 to 9 feet tall, according to the permit application.

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  2. Study: Wind turbines in North Carolina don't impact radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Wind turbines standing on 22,000 acres of North Carolina farmland do not interfere with a Navy radar system in Virginia, according to a study. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology also said a developer should not expand the 104-tower Amazon Wind Farm to 150 turbines as originally planned.

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  3. Yolanda E. Gerard, 79Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Yolanda E. Gerard, 79, recently of Bridgewater, Va., and longtime resident of Chesapeake, Va., passed away on May 4, 2018, at Bridgewater Retirement Community. She was born to Wilson and Hester Emig in Kansas City, Mo., on March 4, 1939.

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  4. Humans can take credit for Chesapeake Bay's thriving grassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginian-Pilot reported Friday that the study found the bay to be "one of the few places on Earth" where long-term improvements can be linked to humans. The bay experienced an "unprecedented decline" in grasses in the 1970s.

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  5. Deep dive shows damaged Chesapeake Bay can healRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    For the last few years, experts have touted annual progress in restoring underwater grasses to the Chesapeake Bay, and credited that progress to ongoing efforts to curb nutrients in the vast watershed. Now, environmental scientists say they've documented the most prolonged and robust recovery of such submerged meadows in the world.

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  6. Florida man gets prison for using skimmers at gas stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    A Florida man has been sentenced to jail time in what authorities say was a gas station skimmer-machine plot. The Virginian-Pilot reported 31-year-old Juan Quintero Garcia of Miami was sentenced Monday in federal court in Norfolk to four years and four months.

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  7. Barbara Lam Labelle, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Barbara Lam Labelle, 71, died Feb. 19, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Barbara was born in Harrisonburg on May 21, 1946, and was the daughter of the late William Grady Lam and Nancy Diehl Lam, both of whom passed away when she was very young.

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  8. Man gets prison for phony filing that drove up Fitbit stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    A Virginia man who invented a bogus buyer to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock has been sentenced to two years in prison. Robert Murray told a New York federal judge Friday it was "one of the stupidest things I can imagine anyone ever doing."

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  9. 14-year-old charged with threatening to shoot middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginian-Pilot reports Norfolk police arrested the Lake Taylor Middle School student Monday and charged him with threatening classmates with death or bodily injury while they were at school. That same day, Nansemond River High School students in Suffolk notified staff of an Instagram post that threatened to shoot students on Tuesday. 1 comment

  10. The Great Blue HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Harrisonburg senior wrestler Guillermo Torres looks at the clock during a home dual meet last month. Torres has compiled a 33-0 record heading into the postseason.

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  11. The Latest: Mountain summit tied for 2nd coldest on earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Frigid temperatures, some that could feel as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region attempted to clean up from a massive winter storm. Pat Metheny, 35, of Botetourt County, climbs his way up Crabtree Falls in Nelson County as his friend Greg Martin, 45, of Roanoke County, stands below on Friday afternoon, Jan. 5, 2017 in Nelson County, Va..

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  12. Powerful, icy winter blast could grip Virginia for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Lt. Charlene Beach, center, and other firefighters clear snow from the driveways at Fire Station No. 4 in Chesapeake, Va., during the snowstorm on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

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  13. More familiar with hurricanes, Virginia coast gets blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Lt. Charlene Beach, center, and other firefighters clear snow from the driveways at Fire Station No. 4 in Chesapeake, Va., during the snowstorm on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

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  14. Hampton Roads hard hit by coastal winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    The Hampton Roads region was bearing the worst of a winter storm that prompted Gov. Terry McAuliffe to declare a state of emergency. Dominion Energy reported more than 35,000 customers in southeastern Virginia without power Thursday morning.

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  15. 2 guns found in luggage at Virginia airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginian-Pilot reports that agents with the Transportation Security Administration spotted the firearms at checkpoint x-ray machines at the city's international airport. A TSA agent stopped a policewoman traveling Monday with a loaded .40-caliber handgun in her carry-on luggage.

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  16. Virginia man sentenced to 4 years in fatal DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    A Virginia man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for a fatal crash involving two drunken drivers. Twenty-nine-year-old Christopher Hudson Kita of Chesapeake was sentenced Monday after pleading no contest to DUI involuntary manslaughter and guilty to driving under the influence for the March crash that killed 22-year-old Teja Freeman of Norfolk.

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  17. Navy commander gets 18 months in massive corruption scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    A U.S. Navy commander was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that cost the government about $35 million. Cmdr.

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  18. Norfolk postpones vote on Atlantic Coast Pipeline easementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Norfolk City Council postponed a vote on whether to grant easements for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two drinking water reservoirs, the only ones in the project's path. The Virginian-Pilot reports the council was scheduled to consider the issue Tuesday night but rescheduled the vote for Dec. 19. Senior city staffers and Dominion Energy, the natural gas pipeline's lead partner, say they're confident it can be safely routed under the reservoirs.

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  19. The 'Bustaurant' BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Timothy Van Gorder, a 21-year-old James Madison University junior from Manassas, Va., eats lunch at the Breakfast Bus on Oct. 11. Holly Hancock , a sandwich artist, and grill cook Allison Whitmer make lunches for customers at the Breakfast Bus on Oct. 11. Holly Hancock , a sandwich artist, and grill cook Allison Whitmer make lunches for customers at the Breakfast Bus on Oct. 11. Timothy Van Gorder, a 21-year-old James Madison University junior from Manassas, Va., eats lunch at the Breakfast Bus on Oct. 11. Former James Madison University student Christian Heafner transformed an ordinary yellow school bus into a hit breakfast eatery for students and locals.

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  20. Chesapeake school superintendent announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Roberts started his career in 1969 as a social studies teacher in Portsmouth's I.C. Norcom High School. He later worked as an assistant principal at Manor High School, and has worked in various central office positions.

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