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  1. Detectives identify missing Newport News teen 42 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    St. Petersburg cold case investigators have identified a Virginia girl missing for 42 years as the victim of a traffic accident in Florida in 1973. The Tampa Bay Times reports police announced in a press conference Thursday investigators could confirm a teenager who died in June 1973 in St. Petersburg was 16-year-old Janice Marie Young, a runaway from Newport News, Va.

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  2. Got the HRBT blues? Here's a song you might be interested in.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Bobby BlackHat Walters is a blues guy. He knows all about pain. He drives the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel daily.

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  3. Swimming advisory issued for two Newport News beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A swimming advisory is in place at Hilton Park and Huntington Park beaches because of bacteria found in the water. Samples taken by health officials on Tuesday showed high levels of the bacteria that exceed state standards, according to a news release from the Peninsula Health District.

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  4. TCC graduate surprised onstage with proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Alex Blose kisses his fiancee, Mary Spruill of Smithfield, after she said yes to his proposal to marry after she walked across the stage to get her Associate Degree in Applied Science on Saturday morning, May 16, 2015, during the 60th commencement for Tidewater Community College. It was a surprise for Spruill, who joined the the rest of her graduating classmates after the proposal.

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  5. Experts to ID military memorabilia at Virginia War MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Bring your military memorabilia, including firearms, field gear and medals, to the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, on June 6 to find out more. Local military historians will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help identify artifacts from the Revolutionary War to current conflicts.

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  6. Coal exports' weak start in Hampton Roads could signal trendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    For the first four months of 2015, coal exports from Hampton Roads, North America's largest coal-exporting port, dropped by nearly a third, year-over-year. The port's three big coal terminals - Norfolk Southern Corp.'s Pier 6 terminal at Lamberts Point and Kinder Morgan's Pier IX and Dominion Terminal Associates in Newport News - exported 11 million tons from January through April, according to data from T. Parker Host, a Norfolk-based shipping agent.

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  7. Man killed in Newport News shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A man was found dead early Sunday morning at the intersection of Matoka and Chipley Drives shortly after midnight, according to Newport News Police. Authorities responded to a call for shots fired, and upon arrival, located a 22-year-old Newport News man unresponsive on the ground.

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  8. Portsmouth budget cuts could come from public safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Once thought untouchable, the city's public safety departments face significant cuts to help close an $11.7 million budget shortfall. When he proposed a city budget that included a 17-cent tax increase in March, former City Manager John Rowe justified it in part by citing the City Council's past reluctance to consider cuts to the fire, police and sheriff's departments.

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  9. Newport News to honor fallen police officers with serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The service will happen at 7:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Police Headquarters, according to a news release. Police Chief Richard Mayers and Mayor McKinley Price will speak during the service along with others.

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  10. Suffolk police will have body cameras before JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Officers on street patrol, in schools and on the gang unit and supervisors will be wearing body cameras by the end of June. The department purchased 125 Taser Axon Flex cameras earlier this year, and officers will be trained on the equipment next month, Chief Thomas Bennett said Wednesday.

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  11. Car crashes into house in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A car crashed into another vehicle, sending it into a yard and up against a house this morning on Burnham Place. The driver of a 2006 Ford van that crashed into the other vehicle was taken to a hospital and treated for minor injuries.

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  12. Woman hurt in Newport News motorcycle crash diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The woman was riding with her husband about 10 p.m. when the bike crashed into the back of a vehicle on the Denbigh Boulevard overpass, according to police. She died in a hospital on Thursday.

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  13. Police ID Chesapeake woman found dead along I-664Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    State Police have idenfied the woman found dead inside an abandoned vehicle along I-664 near the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel as Tara Marie Vaughan-Williams, 36, of the 300 block of Rio Drive in Chesapeake. Virginia State Police dispatchers were called shortly after 4:30 a.m. about an abandoned vehicle on the right shoulder of the northbound lane of Interstate 664 between Suffolk and Newport News, according to Sgt.

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  14. Woman injured in Newport News motorcycle crash diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The woman was riding with her husband about 10 p.m. when the bike crashed into the back of a vehicle on the Denbigh Boulevard overpass, according to police. She died in a hospital on Thursday.

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  15. Police: Man crashed car into Newport News fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A 63-year-old man crashed his car into the glass bay door of a fire station in the 14000 block of Old Courthouse Way Thursday afternoon.

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  16. 2016 defense budget provides lots of work at Newport News ShipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Hampton Roads ship construction and repair industry would have plenty of Navy work next year under a 2016 defense spending plan to be considered Wednesday by the House Armed Services Committee. The legislation, which sets spending policies for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, supports funding for the construction and overhauling of aircraft carriers at Newport News Shipyard, the region's largest private employer.

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  17. Tallwood's O'Neal lightens moods, knows how to strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Tallwood's Rosie O'Neal, left, passes to a teammate during the Lions' game against Princess Anne on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Tallwood. The teammate passed the ball back to O'Neal, who scored a goal.

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  18. Damages on hold in Virginia International Terminals suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Woody Ball and wife, Michelle, of Tidewater Overhead Door Inc. went to court to settle a dispute with Virginia International Terminals. They were photographed at their Virginia Beach business on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.

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  19. A can't miss competition: Miss Abilities Chesapeake 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Courtney Garrett, Miss Virginia 2014, helps crown Blake Edwards, who shed a few tears after she was chosen Miss Abilities Chesapeake 2015 at the Miss Abilities Chesapeake Pageant 2015, held Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the Chesapeake Conference Center in Chesapeake. Barbara J. Woerner/For the Virginian-Pilot This story is a sample from the Chesapeake Clipper, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Friday in Chesapeake.

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  20. Fort Eustis transitional unit for wounded soldiers to shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    It was set up in 2007 as part of a network of units focusing on severely wounded soldiers who required a lot of medical attention but didn't need to be hospitalized. But as the Afghanistan war winds down, the number of soldiers returning home with complex physical, emotional and mental wounds has declined, and demand is waning at smaller "warrior transition units" like the one at Fort Eustis in Newport News.

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