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  1. Jones the latest ace for UVA staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | WCAV

    Virginia junior right-hander Connor Jones is considered a potential first-round pick in this year's MLB Draft. Just as Jones was regarded three years ago, coming out of Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake.

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  2. Ex-Virginia school bus driver sentenced for making child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WCAV

    Seventy-one-year-old Larry Carl Homan of Norfolk was sentenced Monday in federal court in Norfolk. He pleaded guilty in December to production of child pornography.

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  3. Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan challenge rejected by Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WCAV

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from farm groups challenging a federal plan that limits pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's restrictions on farm and construction runoff and wastewater treatment.

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  4. Dominion Partnership for Largest Solar Farm in Hampton Roads AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WCAV

    Dominion Virginia Power is teaming up with a North Carolina energy company to create the largest solar farm in Hampton Roads. Announced Monday, the partnership with SunEnergy1 will bring nearly 92,000 solar panels to a 250-acre leased site in Chesapeake.

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  5. Five Confirmed Deaths in Virginia due to SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WCAV

    Now that the snow fall is finally over, the numbers are coming in on crash stats around the Commonwealth. Virginia State Police have confirmed five snow-related deaths in Virginia.

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  6. Several Snow Deaths Reported in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | WCAV

    The first death was a fatal traffic crash in Chesapeake. The second and third both were due to hypothermia in Hampton and Wise County.

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  7. Ex-School Bus Driver Pleads to Child Porn ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WCAV

    A former Chesapeake school bus driver faces at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge. Larry Carl Homan is scheduled to be sentenced on March 21, 2016, in federal court in Norfolk.

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  8. Grants to Help Low-Income Residents in Several Virginia LocalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | WCAV

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the funding to help public housing residents and families who receive federal housing vouchers. The goal is to reduce residents' dependence on welfare and rental subsidies.

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  9. Eagles Embracing Playoff Underdog RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | WCAV

    It's been a few years since they've had a playoff football game to prepare for at the Covenant School. So the excitement as the Eagles took the field for practice after school on Tuesday was understandable.

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  10. Last Defendant in Heroin Trafficking Case Enters PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | WCAV

    Federal prosecutors say 31-year-old Deyonta Hinton of Portsmouth entered the plea to heroin conspiracy charges Friday in federal court in Norfolk. Seven others pleaded guilty earlier.

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  11. Examiner: Woman Found in Bay Died of Decapitation, DismembermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | WCAV

    The Medical Examiner's Office says a woman whose remains were found in Chesapeake died of unspecified criminal violence, including decapitation and dismemberment. The 43-year-old Virginia Beach woman's remains were discovered in several trash bags near a bike trail on May 31. Her co-worker, 38-year-old Justin Cornell, is charged with second-degree murder in her death.

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  12. EPA Forcing Local Governments to Act on Chesapeake Bay PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | WCAV

    Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is becoming a real problem and the federal government is forcing everyone to do start making changes. For Albemarle County, this means an action plan that may require taxpayer funding.

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