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  1. US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier's Exploding CostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | DefenceTalk News

    ... complex nature, aircraft carries take many years to build. The USS Gerald Ford has been under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia since 2008. In order to ensure that budget targets were met, Congress enacted a cost cap on the first ...

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  2. Hanukkah celebrated in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The 8th Annual Hanukkah Candle Lighting Extravaganza was held at City Center at Oyster Point. Folks from the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula lit a 9-foot menorah.

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  3. Proposed Newport News capital plan would shift more money to Tech CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of the city." "My father was a congressman. ... My knowledge of the impact and investment on Jefferson Lab in Newport News has been pretty keen," Bateman said. "It's rare that you have an opportunity like this. I'm not sure that the (city) costs are ...

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  4. Newport News School Board approves contract extension for superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... teacher pay has decreased 5.8 percent, he said. April Vazquez, supervisor for English as a second language in Newport News Public Schools, also gave a presentation that outlined the growth, in numbers, of ESL students, and programs for them within ...

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  5. Peninsula's Jewish community gathers for menorah lighting in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... night - the first of eight days of Hanukkah - at a menorah-lighting ceremony at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News. Rabbi David Katz of Temple Beth El hugs his five-year-old son, Elijah, before the menorah lighting during Tuesday's 8th ...

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  6. Steps forward on accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    There are signs of progress in our push to access court records, and signs of hope on improving the federal FO Let's have three cheers for Rex Davis, clerk of the Newport News Circuit Court, and his support for greater transparency in the Virginia judiciary. Mr. Davis recently decided to provide the Daily Press with access to part of a state database maintained by the Virginia Supreme Court's executive secretary's office.

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  7. Bourey reluctant to share Newport News capital plan informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... it will not be distributed or posted to the city website. Councilwoman Pat Woodbury said she would like to see Newport News open the capital plan process to the public more and include citizens. She suggested adding citizens and council members to ...

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  8. It's in Newport News' budget: $2,719,989 for community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Virginia Living Museum is receiving the largest chunk of the money - $928,007, a jump from $528,007 in last fiscal year's budget. Coming in second is the C. Waldo Scott Center, at 3100 Wickham Ave., which is receiving $292,640 - the same amount it has received the last two years.

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  9. Homemade sausage spices up a Greek burger at Papou George's in Newport NewsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    You can tell that you've stumbled upon a family restaurant when you hear spirited conversations coming from behind the counter. At Papou George's, the feel is definitely family in this small and homey eatery tucked into a shopping center off Oyster Point Road.

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  10. Fees mount as Hampton Roads transportation group delays bank decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... roads projects, including widening and expanding Interstate 64 and updating the Fort Eustis interchange in Newport News. Officials were set to choose a bank at its next meeting and award the contract on Dec. 29, according to the proposal, but have ...

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  11. Blog: Rain moving out, then gradual cool downRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    There were even a few storms to our south that held together and moved into northeastern North Carolina and the Southside between 4-5 PM. A Delta airplane got hit by lightning when traveling from Atlanta to Newport News this afternoon.

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  12. Air Force jet forced to land in Newport News after losing canopy during takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    An Air Force jet was forced to land at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport Tuesday after it lost a canopy during takeoff, a spokesman said. The rear canopy came off a T-38 A assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base during a routine training mission, said Alton Dunham, an Air Force spokesman.

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  13. Extension granted in Newport News police shooting complaintRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Corey Moody was shot and paralyzed by Newport News police when they pulled him over to serve a warrant in December 2012. Police initially claimed they were returning fire but no weapon was ever found in Moody's possession or in his vehicle.

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  14. Delta plane struck by lightning lands at Newport News airport "without incident"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A Delta plane landed at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport Tuesday afternoon after being struck by lightning, a spokeswoman said. The plane was struck about 2:30 p.m., said airport spokeswoman Jessica Wharton.

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  15. Langley Air Force jet loses canopy during takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The T38 training jet took off from Langley Air Force Base, but lost its rear canopy and had to land at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, according to airport spokeswoman Jessica Wharton.

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  16. Trial to begin for Hampton murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2013 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... Hampton. HAMPTON- A Chesapeake woman was found shot to death in a shopping center parking lot in Hampton and a Newport News woman is charged with her murder. Crystal Evita Harrell, 21, allegedly shot 29-year-old Sakinah Myeshia Breathwaite during an ...

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  17. Williamsburg teen Logan Layman invited to perform at Memphis blues eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Layman, a 14-year-old Williamsburg resident, plays bass and sings lead in the duo In Layman Terms and also in the blues quartet The UnXpected, which just held an album release party on Saturday in Newport News. Earlier this year, she took first place in the "emerging artist" category at the Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival, and as a result she will be headlining a show at The American Theatre in Hampton on Jan. 10. And now there's this news: Last week she was chosen to perform at the 2015 Women in Blues Showcase on Jan. 23 in Memphis.

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  18. Multi-vehicle accident on I-64Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Newport News police dispatchers said the accident was called in at 8 a.m. as a vehicle hitting a deer. However, Virginia State Police dispatch said the call came in as a multi-vehicle accident.

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  19. Hampton homicide trial slated to begin TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A two-day jury trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a woman charged with shooting and killing another woman outside the Alley nightclub. Crystal Harrell, 22, of Newport News, is charged with shooting Sakinah Breathwaite in the parking lot of the Alley on Aug. 23, 2013.

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  20. Financially healthy Peninsula Chamber of Commerce ready to foster entrepreneurship in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... up to 75 people to limit hotel use, he said. A new Chamber website is expected to launch in January after Newport News ECPI University students spent more than 1,000 hours not only building it, but making instructional videos so Chamber staff can ...

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