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  1. Emergency? In Virginia Beach, just text 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The new service is meant for people who can't hear or speak, or those in a situation where it's dangerous for them to speak aloud, city officials said in a news release. Anyone who can call instead of text is asked to do so, as dispatchers can get more information from a phone call than a text.

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  2. Beach residents consider solar co-opRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Virginia Beach Solar Co-op information session is at 6:30 p.m. at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd. Forming a co-op could save members up to 30 percent on equipment and installation, according to event co-sponsors VA Sun, a group that works with communities to increase solar power, and the Virginia Sierra Club. COMMENTS ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here; comments do not reflect the views of The Virginian-Pilot or its websites.

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  3. Turning Tables | Buoy 44 is welcoming locals' hangoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    And then I get that quizzical head tilt, like what dogs give us when they are trying to decipher what we just said. The longer answer is that I can do a great view and so-so food or a windowless dive with great food as long as the company is good.

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  4. Local real estate market continues to see growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Sales of existing homes in South Hampton Roads increased 29.6 percent last month, to 1,269 from 979 in March 2014, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network, the region's multiple listing service. After tepid sales through most of 2014, December's market began to show signs of heating up.

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  5. Va. election board orders voting machine replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Virginia State Board of Elections today decertified its AVS WINVote equipment, which means they can no longer be used in elections in the state. The board's move is in response to widely-reported issues experienced on Election Day last year, according to a news release.

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  6. A high property tax rate that could jump. Tunnel tolls. Flood insurance.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Mayor Kenny Wright calls it the"right side of the river," but for many, living in Portsmouth has come to represent the wrong side of taxes and fees. Portsmouth residents face the highest property tax rate in the region, and may pay more the City Council is considering a 17-cent tax rate increase.

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  7. Colin McElroy likely to return to ODU, boosting depth at quarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Quarterback Colin McElroy appears likely will return to Old Dominion next season, giving the Monarchs a boost at a position where they need more depth. McElroy, a rising junior from Alpharetta, Ga ., has played sparingly for the Monarchs and approached coach Bobby Wilder over the winter about transferring elsewhere.

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  8. Va. Beach woman reported missing was found todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An 80-year-old woman reported missing on Monday afternoon was found this afternoon by an off-duty police officer. About 3:45 p.m., a Virginia Beach police sergeant was driving near Tidewater Community College on Cedar Road in Chesapeake when he recognized Emily Brown's car.

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  9. Fliers promoting FBI tip line posted in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Somebody in Virginia Beach really wanted his neighborhood to know about the FBI's public corruption tip line in Hampton Roads. The president of the Lake Smith Terrace/Haygood Point/Governor Square Civic League said about a dozen bright green fliers posted in his neighborhood promote the 1-844-FIGHTPC tip line.

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  10. Hearing offers mixed views on Va. Beach light railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hampton Roads Transit officials received mixed feedback tonight at the first public hearing on the agency's study of extending light rail into Virginia Beach. The crowd of about 100 at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library included business groups, lifelong residents, an immigrant from Hong Kong and a 75-year-old man who pedaled his bike from Newtown Road.

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  11. Runners and walkers taking steps to combat pancreatic cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Chip Jurgielewicz, Independence area resident, calls his nine-month old grandson, Conan Fitzpatrick, Vitamin Conan. He expressed that he has been the vitamin that has helped him battle pancreatic cancer.

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  12. General Assembly hopefuls gear up for June primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hampton Roads voters will narrow down state legislature candidates in a primary on June 9, including a race in which a former Portsmouth City Council member is trying to oust an incumbent and two pitting Republicans against Tea Party challengers. - Steve Heretick, a lawyer, is challenging Del.

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  13. Whatever happened to... the group helping with a school in Haiti?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Jean Rene Clerveaux, raised for several years in a Haitian orphanage, is attending Old Dominion University, and was photographed on the ODU campus on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He is the first graduate of the orphanage, which is aided by four Catholic churches in Hampton Roads.

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  14. Norfolk history program puts pets in their placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Virginian-Pilot

    This story is a sample from the Norfolk Compass, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Norfolk. It seems as long as four-legged animals have loved humans, they have been equally loved by those of us who take them in.

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  15. 1 dead, 2 hurt in Virginia Beach car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A woman was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Newtown Road and Greenwich Road early Sunday morning. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., a Chevrolet sedan with three people inside heading south on Newtown Rd. attempted to make a left turn onto Greenwich Rd. The car was struck on the passenger side by a Ford sedan heading north on Newtown, according to a news release.

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  16. Month-long Virginia Beach school lesson: Be kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The students and staff of Thalia Elementary School celebrated kindness month with a group photo in the shape of a heart. This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.

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  17. Coyle: A bill to help keep children safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    It is a tragedy when a child dies. It is even more tragic when we could have done more to prevent that death.

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  18. Don't wait for Earth Day to help save our planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach. Email no more than two photos and/or nature sightings each week for possible publication in Coastal Journal or my blog.

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  19. Karotkin: A tale of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A metal bas-relief hangs on the walls of our home. It was a gift from the Jewish community in Iasi, Romania, where my husband and I visited several years ago.

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  20. Plant a pinwheel to prevent child abuse in Va. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The lawn of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in 2014. It will again be covered in thousands of pinwheels, a symbol of child abuse prevention, for the Dedication Ceremony scheduled for Friday, April 17 at 1 pm.

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