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  1. VDOT to Lift Lane Closures to Ease Holiday TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NBC29

    RICHMOND, Va. To ease traffic associated with Christmas and New Year's holiday travel, the Virginia Department of Transportation is lifting most road closures during this heavy travel period.

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  2. Man gets life for injecting former girlfriend with cyanideRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | NBC29

    A Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning his former girlfriend by injecting her with cyanide. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that lawyers for Joseph Merlino III had argued that he spend 20 to 34 years behind bars.

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  3. Docs: Crew used encrypted comms to orchestrate robberiesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | NBC29

    Citing court documents, The Virginian-Pilot reports the crews used lookouts, earpieces and police scanner apps to coordinate maneuvers in the string of robberies in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach between late September and early October. Last week, nine people were indicted on related federal charges.

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  4. Wintergreen Resort Opens Ski Slopes as Snowfall Hits Central VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NBC29

    Some people may not be fans of the snow, but it was a winter wonderland for all the skiers and snowboarders at Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County. Getting to the slopes was a challenge with all the snow on Sunday, December, 9, but that didn't stop people from making their way to Wintergreen to hit the slopes.

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  5. Foaming at the mouth, cyanide killer's sentencing is delayedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | NBC29

    The sentencing hearing for a Virginia man who poisoned his former girlfriend with a cyanide injection has been postponed because he was unresponsive and foaming at the mouth when he was wheeled into a Virginia Beach court. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Joseph Merlino III was rocking from side to side in a gurney type of wheel chair on Wednesday.

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  6. Police: Man with guns at school had hit listRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | NBC29

    Authorities say a Virginia man found with two guns in a North Carolina high school had a handwritten note that appears to be a hit list. News outlets report that 29-year-old Steve Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, a weapons charge and other offenses.

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  7. Records: Virginia woman ran drug ring from beach-front homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | NBC29

    The Virginian-Pilot reports 43-year-old Michelle Renee Best pleaded guilty Tuesday to leading the Virginia Beach drug ring responsible for at least one fatal overdose. Court records say Best dealt cocaine, heroin and the synthetic opioid fentanyl from 2016 until her March arrest.

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  8. New state building code could alter coastal neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | NBC29

    A regulation in Virginia's new building code could alter the look and feel of some neighborhoods near the state's coast in the coming decades. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the change will impact some of the Hampton Roads region's historic, inner neighborhoods that are in high-risk flood zones.

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  9. Virginia Beach police officer dies of heart attackRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 17 | NBC29

    News outlets report that officer Kelvin Bailey went into cardiac arrest late Friday while working in the Centerville Turnpike area. Bailey had served in law enforcement for more than 25 years and had previously worked for the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Delaware police seize 1,500 bags of heroin from Virginia manRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2018 | NBC29

    Police in Delaware say they have seized 1,500 bags of heroin from a Virginia man during a traffic stop. The Salisbury Daily Times reports 26-year-old Tyrice Thomas of Virginia Beach was arrested on charges including possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

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  11. Luria defeats Taylor in Virginia's 2nd House DistrictRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2018 | NBC29

    Democrat Elaine Luria defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia on Tuesday in a closely watched race that represents a swift turnaround from the incumbent's lopsided victory just two years ago. Luria's win in Virginia's coastal 2nd District appears to have benefited from voter antipathy toward President Donald Trump and a ballot-fraud scandal that tainted Taylor's campaign over the summer.

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  12. Virginia regulators green light offshore wind pilot projectRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2018 | NBC29

    Virginia state regulators have begrudgingly approved a proposed offshore wind pilot program they say is expensive, risky and unneeded to provide reliable electricity. The State Corporation Commission issued a ruling Friday allowing Dominion Energy to proceed with building two wind turbines about 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach.

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  13. Williams pitches arts, food festival in Virginia BeachRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2018 | NBC29

    Entertainer Pharrell Williams says he's trying to assemble a yearly festival in his hometown of Virginia Beach that coincides with the annual trek of students from historically black colleges to the area. Williams said he pitched the food, music and art festival idea he calls "Something in the Water" to Virginia Beach council members and resort leaders Friday.

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  14. Vice president to stump for US Rep. Scott Taylor in Va.Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2018 | NBC29

    TV reports that Pence will visit Regent University in Virginia Beach on Wednesday to stump for U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor. The hour-long event is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. Taylor is a freshman congressman representing Virginia's 2nd Congressional District.

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  15. No. 23 Virginia Field Hockey Upsets No. 2 MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | NBC29

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The No. 23 Virginia field hockey team closed out the home portion of its schedule by defeating No.

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  16. Feds: 'Operation Goodfellas' breaks up $19 million drug ringRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2018 | NBC29

    The U.S. Attorney's Office for Virginia's Eastern District said in a statement Tuesday that they've charged five Hampton Roads area men in a trafficking conspiracy that moved large amounts of cocaine, heroin and marijuana. Agents said they bought drugs for nearly two years from residents of Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach.

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  17. November Ballot Includes Potential Tax-Break Amendment for Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | NBC29

    One of these amendments deals with people who live in recurring flood areas. Voters from across the state will decide if localities should be authorized to provide partial tax exemption for property in flood-prone areas in improvements to prevent this sort of thing have been made.

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  18. Company pays toll relief for those stuck in big traffic jamRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2018 | NBC29

    A construction company is reimbursing tolls for drivers after one of its trucks caused a 17-hour traffic jam in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that more than 3,000 drivers have gotten $44,000 so far.

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  19. Virginia city impounds 400 unsanctioned dockless scootersRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2018 | NBC29

    News outlets report Norfolk city spokeswoman Lori Crouch said Wednesday the city has impounded 400 Bird scooters since they started appearing on city sidewalks, unsanctioned, in August. And Virginia Beach issued a memorandum Tuesday, directing police and city officials to begin confiscating unattended scooters and issue citations to riders violating city code.

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  20. Man gets 60 days for hitting teen player at soccer matchRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | NBC29

    A Virginia man has pleaded no contest to knocking a 14-year-old soccer player to the ground and punching him during a match. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Jordan Lee Grinnell, a chief engineman in the Navy, entered the plea Thursday to a misdemeanor assault charge.

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