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  1. Auto supply firm to expand Va. manufacturing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Washington Examiner

    International automotive supplier Continental is planning to invest about $150 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, creating 500 jobs.


  2. Va. communities get grants for learning centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Washington Examiner

    The Virginia Department of Education is awarding 47 new grants ranging from $50,000 to $200,000 through the 21st-Century Community Learning Centers program.


  3. Medical examiner seeks help in cold casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Washington Examiner

    The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is seeking the public's help to identify several people whose bodies were found in central and eastern Virginia between 1981 and 2003.


  4. Shipyard: Contract certainty reduces sub costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Company officials at Newport News Shipbuilding say the Navy will be getting ten submarines for the price of nine under their latest contract order.


  5. Conn. maritime firms to seek submarine businessRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Anne Evans, district director for the U.S. Department of Commerce, will discuss on Tuesday a meeting set for June 16 for manufacturers to meet with Electric Boat.


  6. Va. redistricting trial begins in federal courtRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Lawyers sparred Wednesday in federal court over whether race or politics were the main drivers in drawing the state's 3rd Congressional District, as trial began in a lawsuit accusing the Virginia General Assembly of "racial gerrymandering."


  7. Longtime New Bern employer cutting almost 100 jobsRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Maola Milk and Ice Cream is closing its milk processing operation in New Bern, leaving almost 100 workers without jobs.


  8. General Dynamics secures $17.65 billion contractRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The company said Monday that its subsidiary Electric Boat will be responsible for building 10 additional Virginia-class submarines as part of the agreement.


  9. Electric Boat, labor union agree to new contractRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A labor union for 2,200 workers at submarine maker Electric Boat has agreed to a new, five-year contract that includes annual pay raises of 3 percent or more.


  10. Shipbuilding apprentices offered ODU degreesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Virginia's largest industrial employer signed an agreement with Old Dominion University on Wednesday to allow some of its apprentices to earn a bachelor's degree while they complete their apprenticeship program.


  11. Person of interest sought in deadly Va. fireRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt said Sunday that 47-year-old Alexander Roosevelt Hill Jr. is wanted by Petersburg police for violating a protective order, providing false information to police and assault.


  12. McAuliffe shakes up Va. Port Authority boardRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is shaking up the Virginia Port Authority, which oversees the third-busiest seaport on the East Coast.


  13. Owner to study new uses for closing shipyardRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Houston-based Kinder Morgan is the nation's largest pipeline company, transporting petroleum products, natural gas and carbon dioxide.


  14. Hampton Univ. prof, 3 inmates face drug chargesRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A Hampton University professor and three Newport News Jail inmates are facing drug charges after jail officials intercepted letters containing marijuana and heroin.


  15. Rep. Scott to highlight health reform at Va clinicRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is visiting a clinic in Newport News on Monday to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's enactment.


  16. Feds: Dominion nuke plants operated safely in 2013Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Federal regulators say Dominion Virginia Power's two nuclear power plants operated in a manner that preserved public health and safety in 2013.


  17. Port of Virginia closes early due to stormRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Port of Richmond and Newport News Marine Terminal both closed early on Monday.


  18. Winter storm bears down on much of VirginiaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Virginia residents from the mountains to the coast braced for a wintry mix of snow and sleet that prompted school closings, flight cancellations and government agency closures Monday.


  19. Newport News police arrest man in '08 slayingsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Police say 21-year-old Tyrone Demitrius Batten faces two counts of first-degree murder, two firearms counts and a gang participation charge.


  20. Virginia Democrats block homeschoolers from public school sports teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Despite paying school-funding local property taxes, Virginia Senate Democrats declared Thursday that home-schooled students are not "entitled" to play on school sports teams - just like taxpayers aren't entitled to ride on B-1 bombers.


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