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  1. It's graduation time for students who learn job skills at hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... on Wednesday; 11 at Sentara Careplex in Hampton on Thursday; and five at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth on June 9. Virginia students have been participating since 2009, when it began as a partnership among schools, hospitals and ...

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  2. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    On April 22, the Portsmouth, Virginia, Police Department claimed that 18-year-old William Chapman was suspected of shoplifting from a local Walmart. Completely unarmed, he was shot in the face and killed by an officer with a record so heinous that it is criminal he was ever allowed on the force in the first place.

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  3. Heretick calls Joannou "our tea party delegate"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... or 804-697-1564 or Bill Bartel at bill.bartel@pilotonline.com or 757-446-2398. A website about Portsmouth Del. Johnny Joannou funded by primary challenger Steve Heretick refers to Joannou as "our tea party delegate" and features a backdrop of a ...

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  4. Portsmouth Sheriff complains about budget cuts asaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Portsmouth Sheriff Bill Watson says he can't protect the courthouse because of budget cuts. Some say he can still do the job.

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  5. Unarmed black teen. William Chapman, killed by officer who just came off suspension for killingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    On April 22, the Portsmouth, Virginia, Police Department claimed that 18-year-old William Chapman was suspected of shoplifting from a local Walmart. Completely unarmed, he was shot in the face and killed by an officer with a record so heinous that it is criminal he was ever allowed on the force in the first place.

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  6. Person in ski mask robs Hampton CVS, official saysRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of robbery in connection to robberies at a Fulton Bank and a Wells Fargo this month. Leon J. Johnson, 30, of Portsmouth, was charged with abducting a female child under the age of 10 after officers found him and a girl inside a car in a wooded area ...

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  7. Scholarships enhance Fisher family legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Virginian-Pilot

    This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth. Today is a day for some of the good news that's been on my back burner while I've been ruminating over some of the many problems in our city.

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  8. Portsmouth icon gets a facelift - and a floatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Virginian-Pilot

    This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth. Some talk.

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  9. Arts & Entertainment calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Send arts and entertainment listings to community@seacoastonline.com or visit www.seacoastonline.com to add them to the new online calendar. 3S Artspace: 319 Vaughan St., Portsmouth, 766-3330, www.3sarts.org.

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  10. Taste of the Albemarle: Tasty dishes and tasty tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | The Daily Advance

    ... around, too. Katie Murray, AOA's executive director, is all about good music. Last year she attended an event in Portsmouth, Va., and saw a band that she says had to come to Elizabeth City. Made up of former students the College of William and Mary, ...

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  11. Portsmouth raised taxes, but didna t cut city golf course budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A lot of people are asking why Portsmouth city leaders raised real-estate taxes on residents to make up a budget gap, but didn't make cuts in other places - like city golf courses. The greens at Bide-A-Wee and Links at City Park cost the city of Portsmouth millions of dollars.

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  12. Video: Officers describe finding abducted Portsmouth girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The two officers who found a little girl and the man accused of abducting her are being called heroes, but they both say they were just doing their job. Portsmouth police officers Matthew Rios and Jeff Barber credit having a keen eye and trusting your gut.

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  13. Exclusive interview: Abduction suspect speaks from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Leon Johnson is accused of kidnapping a 6-year-old Portsmouth girl on May 27. Friday, he spoke exclusively to 10 On Your Side from behind bars.

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  14. PD: Man with blue latex glove stole bottle of alcohol from ABC storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say stole a bottle of alcohol from an ABC store in Portsmouth.

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  15. Ceremony today as Elizabeth City named Coast Guard CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... said several of the previously chosen towns had sent in multiple applications before they were awarded the title. Portsmouth, Va. was named a Coast Guard City in Nov. 2009. The next closest city with the designation is Wilmington, N.C. No ...

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  16. Four teens charged in abduction, kidnapping of Hampton girl, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of robbery in connection to robberies at a Fulton Bank and a Wells Fargo this month. Leon J. Johnson, 30, of Portsmouth, was charged with abducting a female child under the age of 10 after officers found him and a girl inside a car in a wooded area ...

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  17. Alert officer tracks down abducted girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas lawmakers are now in day eight of overtime and still have no solution for the state's $410-million shortfall. PORTSMOUTH, Va.

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  18. Virginia Beach man charged in two bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of robbery in connection to robberies at a Fulton Bank and a Wells Fargo this month. Leon J. Johnson, 30, of Portsmouth, was charged with abducting a female child under the age of 10 after officers found him and a girl inside a car in a wooded area ...

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  19. As Portsmouth cuts services, it still subsidizes golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... $255,423 in 2014, $269,467 so far this year, and a projected loss of $237,090 next year, Mensia-Joseph said. Portsmouth also owns the Suffolk Municipal Golf Course, which is in Suffolk and is leased by a private entity for roughly $100,000 a year. ...

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  20. 5-year-old drowns in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Detective Misty Holley said dispatchers got a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. about a child found unresponsive in a pool in the 2200 block of Rose Avenue. That's near the Swanson Homes subdivision.

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