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  1. Thousands flock to Virginia Beach Tattoo FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The Daily News-Record

    Once thought to be the purview of sailors and bikers, nearly 40 percent of adults under 40 have at least one tattoo, according to the Pew Research Center. Festival organizer John Cann expected between 11,000 and 12,000 attendees and said many came out as much for the aesthetic that goes with getting inked as they did for the tattoos themselves.


  2. Governor approves $700,000 grant for companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Daily News-Record

    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.


  3. Virginia jail seeking books for inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Daily News-Record

    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.


  4. Taking flight: Businesses using drones to improve operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | The Daily News-Record

    With a buzzing sound like a swarm of bees, a flying device resembling a miniature helicopter lifted off from the ground at Luck Stone Corp.'s Boscobel quarry one day this spring. Piloted by Eric Warinner, an engineering technician at Luck Stone, the device - small enough to be held in a man's arms - hovered above the company's crushed stone operation, then zoomed like a hummingbird around a massive pile of crushed stone and the rail cars at the Goochland County quarry.


  5. Judith E. Hildebrand, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Daily News-Record

    Judith Elaine Rinker Hildebrand, 75, died peacefully at her home in Waynesboro, Va., Friday, July 28, 2017, with her family by her side. Born Jan. 1, 1942, at home in Basye, Va., she was a daughter of the late Minor and Eunice Rinker.


  6. Beach parking wars: Residents plant fake no-parking signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | The Daily News-Record

    The scarcity of parking spaces near Virginia Beach's Oceanfront has led some residents to post fake no-parking signs. WAVY-TV reported Friday that the city gets 30 to 40 calls each year about the illegal, homemade markers.


  7. 22840Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | The Daily News-Record

    Wes Randolph of Penn Laird spends his afternoon in the cool waters of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River off Lethe Lane on July 18. Kyrstin Bailey , 12, of Massanutten, plays cornhole with Griffin Mahoney, 11, of Leesburg, at the monthly community picnic at Mountain View Fellowship Church of the Brethren on July 19. Lifeguard Ryan DeMastus, 18, of Elkton, patrols the wave pool called "White Caps" at Massanutten Resort Water Park on July 20. Xivah Crawford , 4, and Sierra Dickenson , 5, swing on tree branches while at the Mt.


  8. Creating A RainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | The Daily News-Record

    Melissa Shuey of Great Falls wears three rainbow flags in her hair and one as a cape during the third annual Shenandoah Valley Pride Festival on Court Square in Harrisonburg on Saturday. Sabrina Laurence of Virginia Beach fires up the crowd during a performance at the third annual Shenandoah Valley Pride Festival in Harrisonburg on Saturday.


  9. Roasted To PerfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    On a day off from work in summer 2014, a bag of unroasted green coffee beans caught Phil Duntemann's attention while searching the shelves at Artisan's Hope, a fair trade retailer on the north end of Harrisonburg. Duntemann, 28, purchased the coffee beans and headed back to his home on Broad Street.


  10. New study reaffirms flooding predictions as sea levels riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    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.


  11. Petersburg to get new police chief amid turnaround effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    A veteran law enforcement officer is set to be sworn in as the new police chief in Petersburg as the city strains to overcome a financial crisis that led to the firing or resignation of a number of its top leaders. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 58-year-old Kenneth Miller will be sworn in Friday afternoon.


  12. Retired Air Force Col. takes on former SEAL for House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    A retired Air Force colonel says he'll challenge the former Navy SEAL who represents Virginia's 2nd Congressional District. Virginia Beach Democrat Dave Belote announced his candidacy Wednesday.


  13. Missing N Carolina airport employee found alive in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Police for Raleigh-Durham International Airport said Sunday in a news release that 24-year-old Allison Cope was found alive in Virginia Beach, Virginia. RDU police say they have no other details.


  14. Police: Female Uber driver stabs passenger after assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Virginia Beach police said in a press release on Saturday that the man was hospitalized with serious injuries. The incident occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.


  15. Virginia man has 1 leg, you wouldn't know it when he dancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    It seemed like any other December night out with the boys on Granby Street. We were at the bar when we saw a man walking while holding up what looked like a torch.


  16. 'Submerged' In VintageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Chrizar Limbo of Harrisonburg and Jackson Harris of Virginia Beach look through records at Heartworn Vintage in the new Agora Downtown Market in downtown Harrisonburg. Chrizar Limbo of Harrisonburg and Jackson Harris of Virginia Beach look through records at Heartworn Vintage in the new Agora Downtown Market in downtown Harrisonburg.


  17. Virginia man is accused of killing his girlfriend in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Authorities in Arizona say a Virginia man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend. Police say Peters and 60-year-old Katherine Linda Linker of Virginia Beach and Linker's daughter recently moved into a home in Buckeye, west of Phoenix.


  18. Katherine the great white shark spotted off Virginia coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginian-Pilot reports that the 14-foot, 2,300-pound shark sent a satellite ping on Sunday afternoon alerting scientists that she is in the area. She last came to the surface about 80 miles off Virginia Beach several weeks ago.


  19. PHOTOS: Once nearly extinct, ospreys rally in Chesapeake BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Along the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, ospreys build nests with just about anything: tree branches, stuffed animals, flip flops - even an opossum skull. The abundance of nests is proof of the bird's surging population in recent decades after the insecticide DDT nearly wiped them out last century.


  20. Virginia Beach lists problems with City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginian-Pilot reports that city officials released a video Friday listing issues that need fixing at the current building. The current City Hall was built in 1969.


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