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  1. LaPrade, Prata in midst of 'big transition' with Hokies wrestling programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    B.C. LaPrade and Joey Prata were two of the Peninsula's most successful lightweight wrestlers over their high school careers. At New Kent High, LaPrade was a two-time 3A state champion , while Prata, from Seaford, won two National Prep and VISAA titles at the 106 and 113-lb weights while wrestling for St. Christopher's in Richmond.

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  2. Hampton's D.R.A.M. returns to 'Monticello Ave.' for NorVa performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Hampton native Big Baby D.R.A.M. performs "D.R.A.M. Sings Special," a song from Chance the Rapper's album "Coloring Book," at the Classic Amphitheater at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. D.R.A.M. says the song was inspired by Donnie Trumpet and D.R.A.M.'s mutual desire to create music for children.

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  3. Air bag recall could affect thousands of drivers across Virginia, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Car dealerships are working to address a national recall of Takaaa Corp.-made air bags. Casey BMW in Newport News is taking appointments for vehicles that are affected by the recall.

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  4. Month before Virginia General Assembly session: 37 fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 17 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In the month before the General Assembly goes into session Jan. 11, and a legal prohibition kicks in against state officials raising campaign cash, there are no fewer than 37 scheduled fundraisers. That's despite a nearly two-week break for Christmas and New Year's.

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  5. McDonnell: 460, Downtown/Midtown were good dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell defended his administration's deals on U.S. 460 and the Downtown/Midtown tunnels recently, suggesting that federal authorities and the McAuliffe administration torpedoed one project and that the other represented the best deal Virginia could have made at the time. Both projects have been widely criticized.

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  6. Furniture chain Rooms To Go looking to open showroom in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    This is a conceptual drawing of a Rooms To Go store. Provided in a rezoning application submitted with the city of Newport News.

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  7. Previews and predictions for Saturday's college gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    THE BUZZ : With two games left, Virginia shut down struggling QB Kurt Benkert and turned the reins over to former starter Matt Johns, a fifth-year senior who lost his job in preseason. Teammates love Johns' leadership, moxie and toughness, but if a thin O-line doesn't protect him better than it did Benkert, he could struggle, too.

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  8. Riverside PACE facility in Hampton to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Judith Lowery/Daily Press The PACE facility on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton will close Feb. 3. Riverside's PACE facility in Hampton is slated to close Feb. 3 as part of a consolidation with the larger Newport News PACE facility, a health system official said. "Our ability to continue to serve those individuals is our No.

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  9. JMU's CAA title about grit more than flashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    James Madison's Rashard Davis catches a pass for a touchdown as his foot connects with the University of Richmond's Brendan Coniker during an NCAA college football game at Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 James Madison's Rashard Davis catches a pass for a touchdown as his foot connects with the University of Richmond's Brendan Coniker during an NCAA college football game at Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 James Madison coach Mike Houston sounds unfazed by the shoulder injury that benched quarterback Bryan Schor in Saturday's victory at Villanova . No matter that Schor is an All-America candidate, the Dukes are national contenders, and backup Cole Johnson is a true freshman.

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  10. Peninsula startup weekend brings business ideas to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A new drone company founded by a 30-year-old former NASA Langley scientist took home the top prize of $10,000 in Start Peninsula's fifth annual business idea contest Sunday. Maxwell J. DePiro, 30, launched Unmanned Aerial Propulsion Systems in June after finishing up his University of Virginia doctorate degree and research at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton.

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  11. Year without Langley Speedway: Drivers, city miss racing in HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Langley Speedway's status for 2017 is unclear because the parties who have been negotiating a land deal for th One way of measuring how long Langley Speedway was in continuous operation is to consider that when it opened Harry Truman still had several years remaining in his second term as president. After 65 years of stock-car racing, Langley operator Bill Mullis locked the track gates, perhaps temporarily, in January.

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  12. W&M, ODU basketball each sign pair of guards during early periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    See pictures of student-athletes from the Peninsula in the classes of 2016 and beyond who have signed letters of intent or have indicated they will play sports in college. Not pictured? Email [email protected] with a photo and information about your signing.

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  13. Proposal to extend I-64 widening to Richmond hits snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A proposal to extend the Interstate 64 widening all the way to Richmond, closing the 29-mile gap between two projects, will likely not be considered for state funding this cycle. Several Hampton Roads leaders have been asking the Commonwealth Transportation Board to submit the project for consideration under its Smart Scale program, but Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne, who chairs the board, said that's not in the cards.

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  14. JMU-Richmond clash again showcases ranked rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Lee Corso and his College GameDay comrades won't be there to cast national attention, but Saturday's Richmond - James Madison football clash carries as much, if not more, intrigue than last season's. ESPN taking its renowned road show to Harrisonburg last October provided both programs with pregame exposure usually reserved for the Alabamas, Clemsons and LSUs, and the teams responded with an epic, a 59-49 Spiders upset in which the teams combined for 1,305 yards.

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  15. ODU football feasts when favoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    On a late-November afternoon two years ago, Taylor Heinicke's overtime touchdown pass to David Washington gave Old Dominion a 30-27 victory over Louisiana Tech . It was, and remains, the signature conquest of the Monarchs' three Bowl Subdivision seasons.

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  16. Williamsburg Harvest Celebration returns with more than three dozen eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    It's a "Blessing of the Harvest," bringing together farmers, brewers, artisans, watermen and all manner of food-service professionals. "We thought it would be appropriate to be thankful and ask for a blessing," said Rick Wasmund, owner of Copper Fox Distillery in Williamsburg.

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  17. After decommitting from Richmond, Marquis Godwin chooses ODURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    After taking back his pledge to the University of Richmond three days earlier, Hampton High guard Marquis Godwin gave a commitment to Old Dominion Wednesday night. "They offered me in 9th grade," Godwin said.

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  18. State board submits U.S. 460 project for funding considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Commonwealth Transportation Board voted unanimously Wednesday to submit the controversial U.S. Route 460 project for scoring and consideration under its Smart Scale funding program this cycle. Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne, the board's chairman, suggested the project be added for consideration, but said Wednesday he is not "pushing for the project."

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  19. Development group purchases Whittaker hospital, plans apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A Richmond-area development group has purchased the vacant Whittaker Memorial Hospital and could begin renovating the historic building into a 62-unit apartment building by the beginning of next year. Whittaker Development II LLC closed on the purchase for the Southeast Community landmark last Thursday, said Junior Burr, a partner in the group and president of Canterbury Enterprises, a Richmond-area construction company.

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  20. Richmond's Legend Brewing to open Portsmouth brewpubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Richmond-based Legend Brewing plans to open a small brewery and taproom in the Olde Towne section of Portsmouth by next year, RichmondBizsense.com reports. Plans call for a brewpub restaurant in the Seaboard Coastline Building on High Street.

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