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  1. 'Miss & Mr. Abilities Chesapeake Pageant' celebrates teens with disabiltiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Girls and boys ages 13-and-older that have a disability and live in Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg or York County are eligible to enter. One female will be crowned Miss Abilities Chesapeake 2017 and one male will be crowned Mr. Abilities Chesapeake 2017.

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  2. Do you have Hurricane Matthew damage? Register with FEMA before January 3rd deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Four thousand people in Hampton Roads have already registered with FEMA, reporting damage to their homes, cars and businesses after Hurricane Matthew. Did you have any damage to your property? If so, no matter how big or small you should be registering.

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  3. Smithfield donates over 400,000 servings of protein to foodbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    SMITHFIELD, Va. - Smithfield teamed up with Farm Fresh to donate more than 400,000 servings of protein to the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the Much of the food was collected during the annual Mayflower Marathon, a 57-hour food drive from Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20 at three locations throughout Virginia Beach, Suffolk and Hampton.

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  4. Community vows to save Suffolk church and continue legacy of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    "If there's a choice of what we do for the building and what we do for the people, we go with what we do for the people," he said. "Troy was one of those people that God used, and I am able to see it as clear as day," says Pastor Mayfield.

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  5. Body found in water near MMMBT in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A death investigation is underway in Suffolk after a body was found in the water near the base of the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel on Wednesday morning.

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  6. Suffolk, Portsmouth, Hampton approved for FEMA disaster aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Suffolk, Portsmouth and Hampton have been added to the Individual Assistance disaster declarations to help with damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, according to Governor Terry McAuliffe. "I am pleased that we were able work with President Obama to bring this funding back for the people of Virginia who need it.

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  7. Concrete truck rolls onto freight truck in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The incident happened at the intersection of Paper Mill Road and Stewart Drive near the Franklin city line shortly before 9:30 a.m. Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews provided emergency medical assessment and treatment and one man was taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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  8. Pay off your library fines with a food donation at Portsmouth Public LibraryRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Portsmouth Public Library is giving people the chance to pay off their library fines with food for a great cause! The library is joining forces with the Food Pantry at Oasis Social Ministry in their annual Food for Fines Drive from November 14 through December 10. Library customers are asked to bring undamaged and unexpired boxed or canned non-perishable food items to any Library location. One food item will be used as a $1 credit toward existing overdue fines.

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  9. A Foodbank lesson - one chicken for six meals on Coast LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    In recognition of the 20th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive, the Foodbank brought Chef Damon Covington of the Urban Culinary Institute to Coast Live to help us see how a family can stretch a single small chicken over six separate meals. It's one way to cope with being food insecure.

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  10. News 3 investigates: what are the chances your child will end up in a school bus crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    In light of a school bus accident in Norfolk earlier on Tuesday , News 3 wanted to know what your child's chances are of becoming involved in a school bus accident. We filed an open records request and discovered this: on average less than one percent of Virginia's school buses are involved in crashes each year.

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  11. Landscapers hit gas line at Lake Kilby Water Treatment Plant in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Emergency dispatchers were notified at 10:55 a.m. that a natural gas line had been damaged at the plant. Units arrived on scene at 10:58 a.m. Authorities were told that a lawn service contractor had struck a gas line with a mower near a monitoring and storage warehouse at the facility.

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  12. FEMA asks Suffolk citizens to register Hurricane Matthew damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Suffolk Department of Emergency Management announced Monday that citizens who suffered damage from Hurricane Matthew call FEMA and register. VDEM notified Suffolk of this request and said FEMA will examine how many residents from Suffolk have registered and will use the number as part of their evaluation to decide if Suffolk should receive an Individual Assistance declaration.

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  13. Brian BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    In recent years, The City of Suffolk has struggled with fiscal issues that impact-both basic and special City services. I am running to help preserve the qualities that make Suffolk unique.

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  14. Suffolk Top Cop honored for DUI arrests and drug bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    "I do believe 100 percent that someone is always driving intoxicated on the road," said the Suffolk officer. "It`s just a matter if we catch them before they hurt themselves or hurt someone else."

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  15. Crews battle fire at two-story home in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Fire and Rescue crews responded to a fire at a two-story home in the 200 block of Chestnut Street. Two people escaped the fire before firefighters arrived.

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  16. Pedestrian hit by vehicle, suffers serious injuries in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Portsmouth Blvd./Route 58 just past the intersection of Suburban Drive when a man was struck while trying to cross the road.

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  17. Planet Fitness opens new Suffolk locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Planet Fitness has opened their 10th location in Hampton Roads. The new gym is located at 569 E. Constance Road in the Towne Square Shopping Center in Suffolk.

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  18. Gov. McAuliffe requests federal aid to help Hampton Roads areas recover from MatthewRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Friday Governor McAuliffe requested a federal disaster declaration to get help for Hampton Roads areas still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. The Governor requested Individual Assistance Programs and Small Business Administration disaster loans for the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach, as well as Isle of Wight and York counties.

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  19. Logging truck overturns in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The driver, 41-year-old Lamont Leathers of Edenton, North Carolina, was given a ticket for Reckless Driving - Failure to Maintain Control in relation to the accident. No one was injured in the incident.

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  20. Two people trapped in concrete manhole at Suffolk landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Suffolk Fire and Rescue and Technical Rescue are on the scene, with assistance from Chesapeake, Norfolk and Virginia Beach crews. Police are making us leave the scene & go to 84 Lumber down the road.

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