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  1. Hampton Roads Crane & Rigging Co. founder diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    James William "Bill" Speegle worked hard, and he played even harder. That's how family and friends remembered the founder of Hampton Roads Crane & Rigging Co.

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  2. Cool down at Peninsula area librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Not only are libraries opening their doors to those in need of shelter, but many have a full schedule of events for children and families to partake in. Somers is a motivational speaker, puppeteer and illusionist with a background in education.

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  3. Hampton exhibit explores the spaces where artists createRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Virginia Beach mixed-media artist Lynne Sward admits to playing frequent games of hide-and-seek in the clutter of her studio. Virginia Beach mixed-media artist Lynne Sward admits to playing frequent games of hide-and-seek in the clutter of her studio.

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  4. 5 drink festivals you need to quench your thirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The number of Hampton Roads businesses on and around the Peninsula that make alcohol in some form -- beer, liquor and wine -- has grown in the past few years. Some have been open for years; some are still in the planning stages.

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  5. Yorktown drone business expected to take off in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Paul Gelhausen, chief technology officer and co-founder of Avid LLC, stands with two of the UAV models his company will sell once the FAA relaxes its restrictions at the end of August. Paul Gelhausen, chief technology officer and co-founder of Avid LLC, stands with two of the UAV models his company will sell once the FAA relaxes its restrictions at the end of August.

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  6. Harp guitarist Stephen Bennett coming home to play this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Bennett, a former Gloucester resident, inherited his great-grandfather's instrument, who used to play the instrument on Portland, Ore.' s first radio station.

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  7. Yorktown native performs with Radio Romance in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Sam Hayes had his first musical gig at Goody's Pub in Hampton when he was 15. He wasn't old enough to drink there, but he could play. Originally from Yorktown, Hayes is the lead vocalist and acoustic guitarist for Radio Romance, a country band with a mix of 1990s pop and rock.

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  8. Powhatan village becoming national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The marsh remnant in the background provides evidence of shoreline erosion at the Werowocomoco site. No Mags, No Sales, No Internet, No TV courtesy of VIMS The marsh remnant in the background provides evidence of shoreline erosion at the Werowocomoco site.

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  9. Fourth of July events in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Fourth at the Fort on July 4. There will be a flag ceremony at the Flagstaff Bastion near the Casemate Museum at 10 a.m. There's a family fun area being setup in Wherry Quarter, which will be open from 6-8:30 p.m. Meet representatives from local organizations and engage in free family fun activities. The USAF Heritage of America Jazz Combo will perform 6:30-7:30 p.m. The patriotic festivities continue at 8 pm with U.S. Air Force Color Guard and the Heritage of America Concert Band.

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  10. Saturday's '360': Northampton wins Game 1 of District 7 Senior...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Kevin Wright had two hits and drove in two runs to lead Northampton past Warwick 10-5 Saturday at York County Little League in Game 1 of the best-of-three District 7 Senior baseball finals. Those two leagues were the only ones to field Senior teams, and the series victor will advance to the state tournament.

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  11. York County seeking people to serve on grants committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the York County Civic and Cultural Grants Advisory Committee. The committee advises the board on the allocation of grants to civic and cultural organizations.

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  12. 'There are no rules:' Newport News chef resumes entrepreneurial role with food truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The 47-year-old chef started selling items out of his new food truck, Renegade Kitchens, last month in Yorktown during its weekly Market Days events. He also is serving food at private events.

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  13. Academy of Dance in Hampton celebrates 35 years of dance and charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    When Linda Haas was a little girl, she would come home, gather up the neighborhood kids and teach them what she learned dance in class that day in her garage. With a mirror up, a bar and a record player, they would go through pirouettes and kick-ball-changes.

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  14. Williamsburg working at drawing 'hip' crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Patricia Perry pours a beer at DoG Street Pub in Merchants Square - one of 16 rotating beers on tap. DoG Street hosted a beer festival last year that attracted a crowd of more than 1,000.

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  15. Saturday's '360': Maw's two goals spark Legacy 76 to soccer triumph vs. ASA ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    National Premier Soccer League: Reilly Maw scored twice in the first half as Virginia Legacy 76 defeated ASA Charge of Maryland 5-3 at Wanner Stadium. Maw, who has starred for Tabb High and William and Mary, sandwiched his goals around Andres Irvin's to give Legacy a 3-0 halftime edge.

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  16. Scheduled improvements aim to make Victory Center Yorktown's premier attractionRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dozens of school children stomp their feet in an uneven cadence behind the Colonial soldier. Some of them yell "left-right-left-right" in time with the cadence while still others carefully watch their own feet to keep them on rhythm.

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  17. Virginia Sand Soccer Championships being held this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    There's been a name change for the ninth annual sand soccer tournament taking place Saturday and Sunday at Buckroe Beach in Hampton. Instead of being called the Virginia Sand Soccer Shootout, it's now the Virginia Sand Soccer Championships.

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  18. Art Escape weekend in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Quirks of Art will present Elaine B. Jewelry for Art Escape weekend. Escape from the heat this weekend with a special Spring Arts event - Art Escape offers a laid-back gallery and restaurant crawl over Memorial Day weekend.

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  19. New advertising for Jamestown-Yorktown unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    At a board meeting Thursday, members of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation boards got a look at a proposed new advertising campaign. At a board meeting Thursday, members of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation boards got a look at a proposed new advertising campaign.

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  20. 8 ways to celebrate Jamestown's anniversary | DP ListRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In May 1607, a group of 100 or so English settlers arrived to Jamestown Island on the ships Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery, founding what would become the first English settlement in North America. On Saturday, visitors can mark the 409th anniversary of the occasion with a series of special events hosted by Historic Jamestowne - the site of the original 1607 settlement which is jointly administered by the National Park Service and Jamestown Rediscovery on behalf of Preservation Virginia - and Jamestown Settlement - a living history museum, administered by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, that shows how the Powhatan Indians and English settlers lived in the 17th century.

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