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  1. Tax credit, rental assistance endorsed to reduce evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    A coalition formed to reduce high eviction rates in Virginia is recommending a series of steps aimed at encouraging developers to build more affordable housing and helping tenants stay in their homes. On Tuesday, the Campaign to Reduce Evictions released a list of draft recommendations, including creating a state low-income housing tax credit for developers of affordable housing and creating a state-funded rental assistance program.

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  2. Calendar for week of Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Virginian-Pilot

    State of the Region Address 2018 on the Southside, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main St., Norfolk. Regional economic discussion of the year presented by ODU economics professors Robert McNab and Vinod Agarwal.

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  3. Tiffany Boyle, Newport News commissioner of the revenue | First PersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Tiffany Boyle is a mom, an entrepreneur, and a public servant. A Newport News resident for more than 20 years, she is serving her first term as the city's commissioner of the revenue.

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  4. James Madison RB Johnson works his way back after an injury - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Virginian-Pilot

    JMU running back Cardon Johnson celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against ETSU, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

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  5. Some lottery players around Virginia are racking up massive winnings. Are others being cheated?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A neon sign advertising the Virginia Lottery hangs in the window of a store in Norfolk, Virginia, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A vending machine displays all of the different lottery tickets available a store in Norfolk, Virginia, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.

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  6. Black employees' discrimination case against Newport News Industrial headed for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Virginian-Pilot

    It's been more than three years since 37 workers sued Newport News Industrial - an arm of Newport News Shipbuilding - accusing it of wide-ranging racial discrimination. U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen has dismissed nearly all of the claims that black workers were treated differently than whites in terms of pay, promotion and termination.

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  7. Kroger plans to build one of its massive Marketplaces in NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A Kmart store at 6101 N. Military Hwy. in Norfolk, seen in late 2016, closed this year.

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  8. Ahead of debate next week, Virginia Republicans propose their own redistricting planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Virginia Republicans released their proposed redistricting map Tuesday. Del. Rob Bell, left, helped draw it.

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  9. How to make Virginia schools safer? New ideas include anonymous tip line, more counseling time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An anonymous tip line and more funding for school resource officers are among 57 recommendations lawmakers developed during a monthslong look at making Virginia's schools a little safer. The suggestions, which could become bills next year, were presented Tuesday to the 22-member House Select Committee on School Safety.

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  10. Public Records for week of Sept. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Thalhimer reports Weldenfield of Virginia LLC has purchased approximately 14.2 acres of land known as The Spectrum at Willoughby Point in Norfolk from REDUS Virginia Housing LLC for development of approximately 200 residential housing units. Robert M. Thornton and William Throne handled negotiations on behalf of the seller.

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  11. Newspaper chain recognizes union at 2 Virginia dailiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The two papers, The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk and the Daily Press in Newport News, are owned by Chicago-based Tronc Inc. The union, known as the Tidewater Media Guild, represents more than 100 journalists at those papers as well as The Virginia Gazette and Tidewater Review.

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  12. Emergency shelters close around Hampton Roads before storm beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Sandbags in front of Total Wine on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 21st Street in Norfolk. Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall near along the North Carolina-South Carolina state line sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning.

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  13. Former Pilot owner Landmark appoints new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Landmark Media Enterprises LLC and Dominion Enterprises announced the appointment of Charlie Watkins as president and CEO of the companies in a Sept. 12 news release.

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  14. Pregnant in a hurricane? Local midwives want to help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Amy Michaelson, midwife apprentice, feels the belly of Caralea Getten, of Hampton, to check her baby's positioning during a 40-week check up at The Village Midwife in Newport News on Thursday, May 3, 2018. This will be Getten's fourth child and her first home birth.

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  15. "Hidden Figures" heroine Katherine Johnson celebrates 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Katherine Johnson, the former NASA Langley "human computer" who went from hidden figure to national celebrity, turns 100 years old on Aug. 26. Katherine Johnson, the former NASA Langley "human computer" who went from hidden figure to national celebrity, turns 100 years old on Aug. 26. Katherine Johnson - who was a young mathematician for NASA during Project Mercury - studies an copy of an old Translunar Trajectory diagram at her Hampton home in February of 2012.

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  16. Portsmouth woman charged with murder in weekend stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Latisha S. Warren, 36, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Darnell Phillips, 40, a father of six. Portsmouth police responded to the 1500 block of Maple Ave. just after midnight on Saturday for reports of a man bleeding.

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  17. Juicing Life Bar coming to Newport News City CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Juicing Life Bar is planning to open between Aromas and Salad Creations in Newport News City Center at Oyster Point, the owner said. The business signed a lease for 1,278 square feet at 706 Town Center Drive, Suite 102, according to Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate.

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  18. Hampton Roads health providers expect savings from Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hampton Roads Community Health Center Chief Operating Officer Yvette Young, from left, Rep. Bobby Scott and Sen. Tim Kaine at a recent roundtable discussion in Portsmouth on the state of Virginia health care Aug. 31. Hampton Roads Community Health Center CEO Barbara Willis explains how Medicaid expansion will affect her organization during a recent event. Hampton Roads Community Health Center Chief Operating Officer Yvette Young, from left, Rep. Bobby Scott and Sen. Tim Kaine at a recent roundtable discussion in Portsmouth on the state of Virginia health care Aug. 31. Patients might not be the only ones who will benefit from the decision to expand Medicaid in Virginia, according to Hampton Roads health care providers.

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  19. Virginia Gazette moving to new Williamsburg officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Virginia Gazette expects to move into its new office space on Sept. 4. The office is located in The Shops at High Street.

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  20. Reporters at Tronc-owned papers in Virginia plan to unionizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Journalists at two daily newspapers in Virginia announced plans Tuesday to form a union, a move that reflects a trend in an industry that continues to face declining profits, ownership changes and layoffs. Plans to unionize the Daily Press in Newport News and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, both owned by Chicago-based Tronc Inc., were announced as management for both papers streamlines operations between the two, fueling fears of future layoffs.

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