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  1. Dominion Virginia Power to close last unit at YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Once a workhorse for Dominion Virginia Power, an oil-burning generating unit at the Yorktown power plant that the utility had hoped to modernize instead will be closed by 2020. A regulatory filing Wednesday detailing Dominion's latest 15-year operating and investment plan calls for the closing of the Yorktown 3 oil unit, in addition to Dominion's existing plan to close the two coal burning units at the plant.

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  2. Celebrate July 4th with these events on the Middle PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    July 4th Celebration at the Beach. Enjoy a fun day of swimming, fishing and boating at Gloucester Point Beach Park on Saturday, July 4, capped off by the annual fireworks display from Yorktown at 9:15 p.m. over the York River sponsored by the Yorktown July Fourth committee.

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  3. Fourth of July events on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The 36th annual Yorktown Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 4. Activities taking place in Historic Yorktown will include: The annual Yorktown Independence Day 8K Run and 5K Walk event, sponsored by the York County Historical Museum, will take place at 8 a.m. at York High School, located on Route 17 in Yorktown. Race registration on July 4 begins at 6:30 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended at http://peninsulatrackclub.com .

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  4. VIMS, Peninsula Health District partner for beach monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Every summer, health officials regularly sample public beach water to see if there's anything in there that can make people sick. Usually there's not.

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  5. Reader feedback June 20: Traffic spikes, Slide the City arrives, Nancy Thomas Gallery for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Several days this past week, Interstate 64 through the Williamsburg area slowed to a crawl. On Friday morning, traffic was backed up all the way from Jefferson Avenue in Newport News to past Busch Gardens, causing more than a 40-minute delay for many commuters.

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  6. Nancy Thomas Gallery in Yorktown for saleRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Nationally known artist Nancy Thomas of Yorktown, left, is shown in 2002 as she presented a 90th-birthday painting she created to famed television chef and author Julia Child. No Mags, No Sales, No Internet, No TV Nationally known artist Nancy Thomas of Yorktown, left, is shown in 2002 as she presented a 90th-birthday painting she created to famed television chef and author Julia Child.

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  7. Gloucester man, 69, beaten, robbed outside Newport News business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Andrew D. Williams, 24, of the 300 block of Polaris Drive in Yorktown was arrested June 17, 2015 and charged with arson of a building and burglary. The charges are in connection with a fire at the Denbigh Professional Building July 25, 2014.

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  8. York County wins judgment in Western Refinery lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The dispute between York County and Western Refining, the former owners of the Yorktown oil refinery now used as a transfer terminal by Plains All American Pipeline, dates to December 2012. The dispute between York County and Western Refining, the former owners of the Yorktown oil refinery now used as a transfer terminal by Plains All American Pipeline, dates to December 2012.

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  9. Newport News family practitioner launches personalized medical practiceRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    After almost 30 years at Oyster Point Family Practice in Newport News, board-certified family practitioner J. Drew O'Neal knows what's important to him and his patients. "Time is what matters.

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  10. Yorktown history, excitement on display during Hermione visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Sitting with her classmates along the waterfront, eighth grade Yorktown Middle School student Claire Gordon was one of hundreds preparing for Hermione's visit to Yorktown. As the historic vessel's mast began to peek from behind the heavy fog and mist in the York River on Friday morning, it became clear to Gordon, and her classmates, that the subject of their yearlong French II class project was finally within reach.

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  11. Ships, ahoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    On Friday morning, the replica frigate Hermione will pull into Yorktown at Riverwalk Landing, not far at all from the spot where the original French ship played a small role in the 1781 Battle of the Capes during the American Revolution. The original Hermione - the French pronunciation is AIR-mee-ohn , and the anglicized is her-MY-oh-nee - ferried the Marquis de Lafayette across the Atlantic in 1780 to bring news of reinforcements to Gen.

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  12. Off-site parking moved for Friday debut of HermioneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Serenity rests at its berth along the Yorktown waterfront on Wednesday. It will join other ships at the pier after the arrival of the French replica ship the Hermione Friday.

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  13. Gloucester boat landing temporarily closed as Hermione arrives FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In preparation of the arrival of the Hermione, a replica of the 18th-century French frigate that carried the Marquis de Lafayette to the Revolutionary War, one of the Gloucester Point Beach Park Boat Landings will be closed on Friday from 7 a.m. until noon. According to the Gloucester Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department, the boat landing closest to the Bay, on the east side of the Coleman Bridge, will be closed.

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  14. Looking for spiritual growth? | New releases by Hampton Roads authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Each month we run a roundup of new releases by local authors. Judging by the abundance of titles in the spiritual/relationship growth category this month, fiction and nonfiction, it seems our authors have a lot on their minds.

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  15. Landscape at Yorktown waterfront evolves, delighting visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Joanne Chapman, landscape superintendent for York County, stands among plantings and a white crape myrtle at Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown. Joanne Chapman, landscape superintendent for York County, stands among plantings and a white crape myrtle at Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown.

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  16. James River: Dominion steps up warning of blackouts on Skiffes Creek line needRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dominion Virginia Power is warning of 80 days of blackouts a year beginning in 2017 if it doesn't win Army Corps of Engineers approval for its controversial James River power line - new data that it aired Thursday as it sought support for the line from the Peninsula Airport Commission. Opponents say the company's assumptions about regulatory demands to close two coal-burning generating units at Yorktown are mistaken, and that its forecasts about power demand on the Peninsula are overstated.

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  17. Selling Hampton: Travel writers see 400 years of history in a single dayRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Before the overseas voyagers landed at Strawberry Banks, before the forts were built and the colonies expanded, there stood a live oak tree that still lives today. "Imagine the stories this tree could tell if it could talk," said Fort Monroe National Park Superintendent Kirsten Talken-Spaulding, standing beneath the Algernourne Oak on the monument's parade grounds.

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  18. Notes and notables: Preserving Hampton Roads historic areas,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    We love our history here in Hampton Roads, and rightly so. Our country was started at Jamestown, our independence won at Yorktown.

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  19. Group walks length of James River praying for its healthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination. A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination.

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  20. A weekend of living historyRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    CIVIL WAR REINACTORS AT YORKTOWN. Union soldier reenactors march in formation at an artillery demonstration during Civil War Weekend at the Yorktown Visitor Center Sunday afternoon.

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