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  1. Portsmouth's Victory Lanes is last duckpin alley in the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Liz Carey This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth. You could call it a family business.

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  2. Coastal flooding, wind advisories in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The National Weather Service Saturday afternoon issued a wind warning for portions of Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach, in effect until 2 p.m. Sunday. Winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 45 or 50 mph, were expected.

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  3. Portsmouth siphons money from aging utility systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Here's how much Portsmouth officials have taken from the utility system each year as a return on investment, or ROI. Inside a small brick building in Suffolk, massive pumps draw as much as 21 million gallons of water each day from nearby lakes.

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  4. In Portsmouth: 6 candidates, 3 seats, 1 crazy yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The City Council has tangled with the School Board over finances. It supported bringing a casino and legalized gambling to Portsmouth.

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  5. Maritime leaders brainstorm port congestion in NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2012 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The meeting came about a month after John Reinhart, the CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, in remarks at the reopening of Portsmouth Marine Terminal, said that the port's facilities were operating above capacity and that truckers were getting "terrible service." "This is the worst I've ever seen it," said Jerry McPeeks, an 18-year port veteran and Portsmouth-based agent for Five Star Transport LLC, an Indiana trucking company, who did not attend the event on Tuesday.

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  6. Group pushes for local governor's school for entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hampton Roads educators are considering whether to open a new school for gifted students in the region, and they have some well-heeled allies. A group of business leaders is urging local school divisions to create a Governor's School for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a full-time program that would graduate 350 to 400 students a year.

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  7. Save-A-Lot to replace Fresh Pride in Norfolk spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A new grocery store will be coming to Church Street in the location where a Fresh Pride store closed earlier this year. Supervalu Inc. will open a Save-A-Lot store in the shopping center at the intersection of Church Street and Brambleton Avenue, according to a memo sent to the City Council from Lori Crouch, the city's public relations manager.

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  8. New school proposal to focus on entrepreneurship, innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hampton Roads educators are considering whether to open a new school for gifted students in the region, and they have some well-heeled allies. A group of business leaders is urging local school divisions to create a Governor's School for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a full-time program that would graduate 350 to 400 students a year.

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  9. A reunion... and a rebirth for Portsmouth's CradockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Kathy Koon and her husband Mike review pictures of old Cradock. The Koons met in chorus class at the high school.

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  10. Arrest made in shooting death at Va. Beach nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A Chesapeake man wanted in the May 21 shooting death of a security guard at Tropical Delights Restaurant & Lounge was arrested this morning in Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service announced. Marshals Service deputies and task force agents arrested Andrew Wesley Roberts at a home in Stone Mountain "without much resistance," the service said.

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  11. names its new managing editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    She replaces Maria Carrillo, who left in August to become the senior editor for Sunday and enterprise at The Houston Chronicle in Texas. "Katrice has the perfect combination of skills, passion and determination to drive our local news report and our transformation to a digital-first news organization," said Denis Finley, editor of The Pilot.

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  12. Elections for Norfolk School Board? Voters to decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Members of the Norfolk School Board and staff members attend a work session about SOL test results and the implications for accreditation on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Advocates say an elected board will help improve struggling schools and hold members accountable.

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  13. As you gloat about newspaper cuts, please remember: We're human, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    I foolishly thought readers would react with sympathy - not venom - to news that after several rounds of layoffs, The Pilot was again slashing its newsroom workforce, this time by about a quarter. To be fair, some readers expressed concern for their beloved daily newspaper.

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  14. Animal advocacy group offers voter guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The animal advocacy group No Kill Hampton Roads has asked local candidates to fill out a questionnaire describing where they stand on the "No Kill Equation," according to a news release from the group. Six of 13 Virginia Beach candidates responded, while four of six answered in Portsmouth and two of nine in Suffolk.

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  15. TCC students volunteer to help victims of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    From left, TCC students Amy Urquhart, Crystal More and Janae Parker assemble boxes for sexual assault victims at a Fear2Freedom event held at the school's Portsmouth campus Sept. 30. Photo by Lia Russell This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth.

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  16. Pedestrian struck in Portsmouth dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A man hit by a vehicle in the 2800 block of Airline Blvd. tonight was taken to a hospital where he died. Portsmouth police were called to the scene near Chowan Drive about 9:15 p.m., said Detective Misty Holley, a spokeswoman.

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  17. Deadline today to register to vote in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Tuesday is the last chance to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election when Virginians will choose their congressmen and a U.S. senator. Several municipalities, including Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Suffolk, also will elect city council and school board members.

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  18. Portsmouth road closed for SWAT operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Police SWAT officers are headed to the scene of a possible barricaded person in the 200 block of Choate St. About 7:10 p.m., Portsmouth police officers were called to the address for a report of a domestic dispute, according to Detective Misty Holley, a spokeswoman.

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  19. Pedestrian struck in Portsmouth has serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A man hit by a vehicle in the 2800 block of Airline Blvd. tonight was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Portsmouth police were called to the scene near Chowan Drive about 9:15 p.m., said Detective Misty Holley, a spokeswoman.

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  20. Blog | Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    There are schooners here, there and just about everywhere participating in the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race . The 25th annual race begins Thursday, October 16th on the south side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Annapolis, Maryland.

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