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  1. 7 food and drink events to add to your September plansRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Kevin McCormick, left, director of culinary operations at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, taps the Firkin Keg during last year's innaugral Bier Fest at the park. This is done every day of the festival at 11:30 a.m. This year's Bier Fest will be held weekends from Sept.

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  2. Newport News Shipbuilding awarded $52M for Truman workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $52.3 million contract for work on the nuclear propulsion system of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The Nimitz-class ship is scheduled to undergo extended maintenance in fiscal year 2016.

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  3. Craft distiller plans Olde Towne Portsmouth locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Copper and Oak Craft Spirits plan to open a microdistillery and tasting room at The Montgomery Square Shoppes at 725 High St. in Olde Towne Portsmouth this winter, the city says. The owners of Copper and Oak -- Skyler Pittman, Luke Claverie, and Tim Zimmerman -- would also like to provide tours and educational classes, according to a news release.

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  4. Newport News Aldi to open this fall; Lidl under constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Newport News' first Aldi store is set to open this fall, while Lidl - fellow discount German grocery chain and Aldi's chief competitor - has started demolition and construction at sites in both Newport News and Hampton. The two chains have filed plans to build on at least four sites in Newport News and at least two in Hampton according to spokeswomen for the two cities.

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  5. Kroger Little Clinic in Kiln Creek closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Exterior of the new Kroger which has taken space from Kmart. When the Super Kmart opened in 1993 it was their first in the state to have both groceries and merchandise.

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  6. Bethel High graduate Shakur Stevenson wins bantamweight boxing openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Bethel High graduate Shakur Stevenson, 19, opened his Olympic boxing career Sunday with a 3-0 victory over the crowd favorite, Brazil's Robenilson de Jesus. Stevenson, who grew up in Newark, N.J., thus advanced to the quarterfinals at 56 kilograms .

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  7. Tickets remain for Avett Brothers at Portsmouth PavilionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Folk-rock band The Avett Brothers will perform Friday night at the Portsmouth Pavilion amphitheater. The North Carolinian band released its sixth album this year, "True Sadness."

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  8. Tropical Smoothie, other stores opening in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    New stores are coming online in the new Boulevard Shoppes across from Nelson's Grant at Route 17 and Fort Eustis Boulevard in York County. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is on its way this fall.

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  9. Colonial Williamsburg to offer free tickets for Hampton Roads residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A variety of different games where played by children and adults were played in colonial America. Watch the entertainment video, then click here to enter to win a movie night out for two! Contest ends Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at 11:59pm.http://bit.ly/1S9ills A variety of different games where played by children and adults were played in colonial America.

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  10. New plays, concerts and beach bash | Top 10 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The bluegrass band, whose repertoire ranges from traditional songs to original arrangements, plays at Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the show, sponsored by the James City Rotary Club, are $18 and available by calling 855-923-8015.

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  11. Vivid characters in 'Teardrops of the Innocent' draws readers in from start to finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    "Teardrops of the Innocent" is a haunting tale of mystery and romance by author Allie Marie linking a woman's ancestry search with the American colonial period and the unseen forces that combine to fulfill her destiny. After the death of her parents, Stephanie Kincaid discovers she was adopted as an infant, and begins her mission to compile her family tree.

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  12. Virginia to offer TSA's pre-check at DMV officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The state has become the first in the nation to offer Transportation Security Administration pre-checks, which help speed frequent fliers through airport security, at DMV offices, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday. DMV will also offer Transportation Worker Identification Credentials, which are required for truck drivers and others who need to access secure areas of maritime facilities, including the Port of Virginia.

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  13. Sunday's local roundup: Virginia Tech's Joey Lane wins...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Virginia Tech's Joey Lane shot a final round 5-under par 65 and won the Eastern Amateur by four shots. Lane, a 2016 NCAA qualifier, finished with a 14 under 266 at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth.

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  14. Market, landscaping promote wellness at Riverside Regional Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Lush plantings surround a patio and pergola at Riverside Regional Medical Center's Cancer Care Center. Photo courtesy Riverside Regional Medical Center Lush plantings surround a patio and pergola at Riverside Regional Medical Center's Cancer Care Center.

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  15. Saturday's '360': York American captures Little League District...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York County American team savors its Little League District 7 Major baseball tournament championship on Poquoson's field. York American beat Poquoson 10-2 for the championship.

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  16. Hampton Roads players, VCU alums convene for 'The Basketball...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Basketball Tournament, in its third year, begins with regional play Saturday and features substantial local connections. The victors in the 64-team tournament will split $2 million.

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  17. 'Game On' exhibit at Pfac features origins of sports through artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Peninsula Fine Arts Center Exhibit Manager Fred Rich looks over at the far wall trying to figure out exactly where he will hang the large image, right, of Serena Williams. The large image of Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves will go elsewhere.

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  18. Peninsula, region enters era of arts districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In the fight for attracting top talent and growing higher-paying jobs, Hampton Roads cities are nurturing arts and cultural districts as the latest economic development tool. During the past six years, Hampton Roads has seen the emergence of four arts districts: the Williamsburg Arts District in February 2011, NEON in 2013, the ViBe Creative District in Virginia Beach in April 2015 and the Hampton Arts and Cultural District in downtown Hampton and Phoebus in January 2016.

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  19. Kroger employees demand $15 minimum wage at Portsmouth protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Kroger employees in Hampton Roads showed they wanted a living $15 minimum wage during a grocery union-organized protest at the Portsmouth Kroger. Kroger employees in Hampton Roads showed they wanted a living $15 minimum wage during a grocery union-organized protest at the Portsmouth Kroger, The Virginian-Pilot reports.

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  20. Portsmouth author's book among Library of Virginia award finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Sheridan Barringer's "Fighting for General Lee" a biography of his ancestor and Civil War general Rufus Barringer, received the Military Order of the Stars and Bars' Douglas Southall Freeman History Award. Sheridan Barringer's "Fighting for General Lee" a biography of his ancestor and Civil War general Rufus Barringer, received the Military Order of the Stars and Bars' Douglas Southall Freeman History Award.

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