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  • Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier

    Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier
    General Atomics announced Wednesday it has received an initial contract for systems to launch and recover aircraft for CVN 79, the aircraft carrier to be named for John F. Kennedy. Kennedy will be the second Gerald R. Ford-class carrier to be built at...
  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Virginia groups receive grants to battle veterans homelessness

    Three organizations in southeastern Virginia have received grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs totalling $1.4 million to help end homelessness among former service members. In all, Virginia organizations received $11.3 million in grants under...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 8/18 log (updated Monday AM)

    10 a.m.    NFL preseason: N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati (d.).--NFL Net. 11 a.m.    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Moravia (Brno, Czech Republic) vs. Canyon Lake (Rapid City, S.D.).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball: LLWS elimination game: Guadalupe Linda...
  • Tuesday's 8/19 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond (suspended game, starting in second inning, then regular game), 5:35 HIGH SCHOOLS Golf Peninsula District regular-season match (at Kiskiack), 10 a.m. King...
  • Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested

    Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested
    NEWPORT NEWS — A 17-year-old Newport News male is facing second-degree murder charges after two teenage boys were found fatally shot Thursday morning in the parking lot of Saunders Elementary School in Newport News and another 17-year-old remains...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Williams Mullen senior partner named to Fulton Bank advisory board

    William L. Stauffer Jr. of Williamsburg has been appointed to Fulton Bank’s Hampton Roads advisory board. In this role, he will work not only as an ambassador of Fulton Bank but also to increase the bank’s understanding of how its products...
  • Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16

    Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16
    Fresh Market is bringing back its Hatch chilis for demonstration and sale on Saturday, Aug. 16. Available for a limited time each year — from late July to early September — Hatch chiles come from Hatch, N.M., and are a bigger, milder chile...
  • Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots

    Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots
    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, signed a letter with two other lawmakers expressing concern about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed black teen by police. A national debate has emerged over the...
  • Little Free Library comes to Bluebird Gap Farm in Hampton

    Little Free Library comes to Bluebird Gap Farm in Hampton
    HAMPTON — Volunteers at Bluebird Gap Farm believe they've found an addition to the city-owned park that visitors won't find elsewhere in Hampton. They have installed a small enclosure filled with books called a Little Free Library. Little Free...
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  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met.
  • City looks at another go-round for Rash Field

    City looks at another go-round for Rash Field
    It's a small property tied to the fate of a much bigger one. The Inner Harbor merry-go-round, which has struggled for years, sits next to Rash Field, a roughly 7-acre expanse of volleyball pits and muddy field ringed by gray concrete, that city and...

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...

    'Ban the Box' law represents a much-needed reform [Letter]

    'Ban the Box' law represents a much-needed reform [Letter]
    Donald Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, recently wrote that the Baltimore City Council's attempt to pass "Ban the Box" was misguided ("'Ban the Box' law is wrong approach," March 19). "Ban the Box" is a national movement to...

    A better box ban [Editorial]

    A better box ban  [Editorial]
    A proposal in the Baltimore City Council to prohibit employers from asking about the criminal history of prospective employees until late in the hiring process has produced a strong backlash from the business community, and in particular the Greater...