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  1. Tech firms and lawmakers celebrate new trans-Atlantic cableRead the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | NBC29

    Lawmakers and tech industry leaders are celebrating the completion of a new high-speed data cable that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean. Microsoft said in a statement that representatives from Facebook and Microsoft will join with Virginia's governor and two senators in Williamsburg on Friday morning.

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  2. AG Herring Calls for Continued Commitment to Opioid Crisis, Outlines PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | NBC29

    During remarks in Virginia Beach before the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference, Attorney General Mark R. Herring outlined his recommended next steps for the Commonwealth of Virginia as we continue to confront the national epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse. "The opioid crisis is the most pressing public safety and public health crisis confronting Virginia today.

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  3. City attorney says Confederate monument can stayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | NBC29

    The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that Virginia Beach's attorney has given his interpretation of a state law aimed at protecting war memorials. Such laws have spawned an ongoing debate across Virginia over local power to remove Confederate statues and memorials.

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  4. Virginia attorney general to discuss fight against opioidsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 17 | NBC29

    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is scheduled to announce some policy proposals to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in the state. Herring will outline new programs and initiatives on Monday at the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Virginia Beach.

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  5. McAuliffe's Task Force on Public Safety & Response to Civil Unrest to Hold First MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | NBC29

    The Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest will hold its first meeting this afternoon, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 2-4pm in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Virginia. The Task Force will be chaired by Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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  6. Bald eagle that was struck by car has diedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | NBC29

    News outlets report the bald eagle called HK died in surgery Saturday after being hit by a car at the Honey Bee Golf Course in Virginia Beach on Sept. 1. HK was taken to the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro, where the veterinary team noted the blood flow to HK's fractured leg was not improving, despite a series of therapies.

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  7. No. 10 UVa Field Hockey Tops Fairfield 11-1 to Open SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | NBC29

    The No. 10 Virginia field hockey team opened up the 2017 season with an 11-1 victory over Fairfield on Friday at University Hall Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.

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  8. Portsmouth outlaws tethering unattended dogsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | NBC29

    The Virginian-Pilot reports the change moves Portsmouth's tethering policy from one of the region's weakest to one of its strictest. Hampton, Norfolk and Suffolk have similar bans.

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  9. Pipeline Protesters Attempt to Sway Gov. McAuliffe's Decision on Water PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | NBC29

    The three-day event will be aimed at swaying the governor to say no to pipeline plans as he contemplates his final decision. They will be gathering at the seven Department of Environmental Quality offices spanning from Northern Virginia to Virginia Beach and the Tennessee border to Harrisonburg.

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  10. Governor approves $700,000 grant for companyRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | NBC29

    A biotech nonprofit is planning to expand its global headquarters in Virginia Beach thanks in part to help with state funds. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Monday that LifeNet Health will spend $12.24 million for the expansion and create 321 new jobs.

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  11. Virginia jail seeking books for inmatesRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | NBC29

    The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office says its jail's library is stocked only with donations, which have to be replaced as the books become damaged or worn out. The sheriff's office says the library serves 1,400 inmates and typically houses about 3,500 volumes ranging from self-help books to mysteries.

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  12. Navy offers $2,500 reward for info on phony bomb threatsRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | NBC29

    The Navy is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest in a series of bomb threats that have disrupted operations this week in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is increasing the offered reward from $500 to $2,500.

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  13. Trump volunteer sues GOP over health overhaul repeal failureRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | NBC29

    The Virginian-Pilot reports that in a suit filed in U.S. District Court, Bob Heghmann claims GOP lawmakers defrauded contributors with promises to undo "Obamacare." The retired attorney claims the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Virginia raised more than $755 million over seven years while campaigning on a repeal-and-replace platform.

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  14. Bomb threats continue to plague Navy bases for second dayRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | NBC29

    The latest came Thursday morning at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. Officials said in a statement that the bomb threat was written on the wall of a bathroom located in a complex of work trailers.

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  15. Virginia to dedicate train line that once ran to Cape HenryRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | NBC29

    The Department of Historical Resources said in a statement that the ceremony will occur Saturday next to the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia Beach. It's open to the public.

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  16. Some vacationers booted from Outer Banks head to VirginiaRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | NBC29

    Some Outer Banks visitors who have been ordered to leave because of a power outage are turning to Virginia Beach to finish out their vacations. Teresa Diaz of the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau tells The Virginian-Pilot the area has seen a "huge" increase in visitors since the outage.

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  17. Police: DUI suspect hit officer, other carRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | NBC29

    Police say an officer was struck by a car when a motorist drove away then hit another vehicle during a suspected DUI traffic stop in Virginia. According to a Virginia Beach police news release , the officer was transported to a local hospital early Thursday without life-threatening injuries.

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 9:42 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC29

    A federal judge has ruled Virginia's largest utility must submit a revised plan for dealing with its leaking piles of coal ash at a retired power plant in Chesapeake and conduct at least two years of environmental testing at the site. U.S. District Judge John Gibney Jr. issued the order last week.

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  19. UVa's Quin Blanding & Micah Kiser Named to Nagurski Trophy Watch ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | NBC29

    Virginia free safety Quin Blanding and inside linebacker Micah Kiser have been named to the 2016 preseason Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America announced Friday. The FWAA and the Charlotte Touchdown Club award the Nagurski Trophy annually to the nation's best defensive player.

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  20. New study reaffirms flooding predictions as sea levels riseRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | NBC29

    A new study reaffirms predictions that parts of coastal Virginia will face chronic flooding if nothing is done about sea-level rise. The Union of Concerned Scientists said Wednesday that a city like Poquoson could experience routine inundation on 30 percent of its land by as soon as 2045.

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