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  1. Icy roads cause multiple crashes Thursday morning in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Virginian-Pilot

    A pickup truck jackknifed on the Coleman Bridge on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2018, sending a boat it was hauling on to the roadway and blocking traffic. A pickup truck jackknifed on the Coleman Bridge on Thursday morning, sending a boat it was hauling on to the roadway and blocking traffic.

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  2. Just how big is Amazon for Virginia? New study highlights massive boost for state.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Virginian-Pilot

    Chris Chmura, CEO and chief economist of Chmura Economics & Analytics, talks about the impact Amazon's HQ2 will have to Virginia on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, during the Virginia Economic Summit in Williamsburg. Holly Sullivan, Director of Worldwide Economic Development for Amazon, makes brief remarks Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, about the company's HQ2 coming to Virginia to Gov. Ralph Northam and attendees of Virginia Economic Summit in Williamsburg.

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  3. Peninsula Chamber names Judy Ford Wason Distinguished Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce honored philanthropist and political activist Judy Ford Wason as its Distinguished Citizen of the Year on Dec. 4. "She has advised governors and senators and presidents, but there is so much more to her life," Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible told more than 180 people at the chamber's annual meeting at the Holiday Inn Newport News at City Center. Wason managed Trible's successful campaign for U.S. senator in 1982 and served as his special assistant for state affairs.

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  4. Groups blast decision to allow seismic testing in AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Environmental groups in Virginia are criticizing the Trump Administration's decision to allow the use of seismic air guns to find oil and gas deposits under the Atlantic Ocean. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Tuesday that various conservationists are pointing to widespread public opposition to the testing and the offshore drilling that could follow.

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  5. Business Notes for week of Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Virginia Natural Gas recently presented the American Red Cross with a check for $5,000 to support Services to Armed Forces. The Coastal Chapter of the American Red Cross provided over 3,600 services to the armed forces in Hampton Roads during the 2017 fiscal year.

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  6. York offering educational help for retailers, home-based businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    York County wants to help local retailers survive by offering scholarships for business training that would be coordinated by the Retail Alliance in Hampton Roads. The alliance's Center for Retail Excellence plans to start a series of classes at the York County Chamber of Commerce office in January.

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  7. Public Records for the week of Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate reports COVA Acquisitions Once LLC has purchased the Hampton Plaza Shopping Center, a 173,199-square-foot property on 12.36 acres, at 4019 West Mercury Blvd. in Hampton for $8.7 million from Earle W. Kazis Associates Inc. The buyer, an investment group of Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate, was represented by Ryan King and Michael Allen. The seller was represented by Mike Zarpas of S.L. Nusbaum.

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  8. 'Clawback' provision lacking in Newport News/Williamsburg Airport agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Airport representatives and guests are shown at a press conference held to announce Elite Airlines' new nonstop flights from PHF airport. Ultimately, however, the flights never began.

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  9. New Kent physical therapy practice focuses on mind and bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Apex Physical Therapy and Movement Center owner and physical therapist Scott Brubaker Jr. teaching a rock steady boxing class to help clients with Parkinson's Disease and other movement and balance issues Apex Physical Therapy and Movement Center owner and physical therapist Scott Brubaker Jr. teaching a rock steady boxing class to help clients with Parkinson's Disease and other movement and balance issues Traditional physical therapy involves the body and its movement; physical therapists Scott Brubaker Jr. and Kristin Rosler want to focus on a nontraditional practice that emphasizes both the mind and body.

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  10. 2018 swimming preview | Storylines and swimmers you should know this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Cason Wilburn of First Colonial High School, competes in the Boys 200 SC Meter Freestyle event during a Beach District Swim meet against Cox High School at the Great Neck Recreation Center, Jan. 19, 2018, in Virginia Beach. Elle Caldow of First Colonial High School, competes in the Girls 100 SC Meter Backstroke event during a Beach District Swim meet against Cox High School at the Great Neck Recreation Center, Jan. 19, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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  11. Glad You Asked: What can the Peninsula do to keep young adults here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A view of 703 Mariners Row in City Center, the offices of the Daily Press in Newport News. Developments like City Center - with apartments, restaurants and businesses close together - have the walk-ability and diverse attractions millennials want.

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  12. "Independent expert" Norfolk hired to review Virginia Natural Gas pipeline did work for VNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    One of the people hired by the city to do an independent analysis on a controversial Virginia Natural Gas pipeline previously did work for the company - a fact he didn't mention to city officials. At a meeting Nov. 20, the Norfolk City Council received reports from two natural gas industry experts - a reaction to a very public battle over a high-pressure pipeline called the Southside Connector currently being installed in Norfolk and Chesapeake.

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  13. Calendar for week of Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Distinguished Citizen Presentation with Judy Ford Wason, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn at City Center, 980 Omni Blvd., Newport News. $45 fee includes lunch.

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  14. Girls basketball | A closer look at teams in South Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Norfolk Christian's Heavyn Gibson, right, launches a shot at the buzzer to beat Nansemond-Suffolk 56-54 to win the TCIS championship, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Hampton Roads Academy in Newport News. Landstown's Zoe Maynard goes up for a shot against James River during the Saturday, March 3, 2018 game held at Kellam High School.

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  15. Mother-daughter team manages Greenbrier's Nothing Bundt CakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise owner Tiffany Hassell-Gregory, right, and her daughter Courtney Hassell, left, manage the Greenbrier location, the newest of four locations in Hampton Roads. Both women are residents of Suffolk.

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  16. Want alcohol delivered to your door? A new app delivers to parts of Hampton Roads.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Live in Norfolk, Virginia Beach or Newport News and out of booze? You can now get that nightcap delivered to your doorstep. App Minibar Delivery recently launched services in the three Hampton Roads cities, offering to deliver wine, beer and liquor within two hours of ordering.

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  17. Virginia's first 'thanksgiving' was more fast than feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 photo, Colonial Williamsburg Historic Foodways' interpreter Barbara Scherer prepares a rabbit for cooking in the kitchen of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Va. Most of the food we associate with fall and Thanksgiving would unrecognizable in colonial times.

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  18. Audit cites costly delays in submarine workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Chronic delays in maintaining the Navy's attack submarine fleet have cost taxpayers $1.5 billion since 2008, and private shipyards like Newport News Shipbuilding could provide relief, a government audit says. Besides the cost to taxpayers, attack submarines have racked up more than 10,000 days of idle time over that same period, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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  19. Federal judge dismisses Daily Press from defamation lawsuit by former Newport News airport directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A federal judge has dismissed the Daily Press from a lawsuit by the former head of Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport that claims he was defamed in stories about an investigation into the airport's financial practices. Former airport executive director Ken Spirito had asserted that the stories, which reported on his shredding of documents amid the investigation, were based on "unfounded innuendo" and ruined his career.

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  20. Effort underway to support, promote shipbuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Virginian-Pilot

    In the bottom of the dry-dock, a worker keeps a close eye on the 726 ton lower bow section of the carrier Kennedy as it's lowered into place Friday September 28, 2018. Newport News Shipbuilding workers watch as the 726 ton lower bow section of the carrier John F. Kennedy is lowered into place Friday September 28, 2018.

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