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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less

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  • Ferguson's FY2014 sales increase 10 percent

    Ferguson's FY2014 sales increase 10 percent
    NEWPORT NEWS — Steady growth in the residential improvement and new home markets have helped Ferguson's profit margins soar.
  • Recent News Coverage on Afghanistan - Baltimore Sun
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    • Young veterans easing back into life after war

      Young veterans easing back into life after war
      Joseph Bathgate calls them "the Hollywood questions." When college classmates learn he was a machine gunner for the Marine Corps for two tours in Iraq, they want to know: Did anyone ever shoot at you? Ever get hit? And there's the big one. You ever...
    • Keep the National Guard at home

      Keep the National Guard at home
      According to Maj. Gen. James Adkins, as quoted in "Md. Guard preparing for Afghanistan, and after" (May 10), "Many of the soldiers that are serving now have known only war." And four members of the Maryland Guard have been killed in Afghanistan. It is...
    • Md. National Guard preparing for final Afghan deployment

      As the Maryland National Guard prepares for what could be its final deployment to Afghanistan, its commander sees a "pivotal point" in the nation's history. More than a decade of deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq and other battlegrounds since Sept. 11,...
    • Bel Air area residents blast county council on 'Walmart bill'

      Bel Air area residents blast county council on 'Walmart bill'
      Residents of Bel Air South and their supporters lambasted members the Harford County Council earlier this week for not voting on a bill which the residents expected would stop Walmart from building a store in their community. Bill 13-16, dubbed the...
    • Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships

      Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships
      For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
    • Keep Md. Guard safe — and home

      Keep Md. Guard safe — and home
      I wish to express how delighted I am that the Maryland National Guard is seeing its final deployment to Afghanistan ("Md. Guard preparing for Afghanistan, and after," May 10). Now, let's bring all of them home from the all the other hellholes. (Kosovo,...
    • At Johns Hopkins, friends remember slain diplomat's zest, compassion

      At Johns Hopkins, friends remember slain diplomat's zest, compassion
      Friends and former classmates gathered Saturday at Johns Hopkins University to remember Anne Smedinghoff, a Foreign Service officer who was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan earlier this month, sharing stories of a too-short life marked by adventure....
    • Ravens celebrate Veterans Day before Raiders game

      Ravens celebrate Veterans Day before Raiders game
      Standard-issue camouflage almost outnumbered the fan-favorite purple variety as the Ravens celebrated Veterans Day and honored veterans before Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium. Dozens of veterans, many in uniform,...
    • Sticks for Soldiers tournament to benefit Loyola U. grad Galeazzi

      Sticks for Soldiers tournament to benefit Loyola U. grad Galeazzi
      The seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers lacrosse tournament in Fairfield, Conn., has named U.S. Army Capt. Gregory Galeazzi, a 2007 graduate of Loyola's Army ROTC program, to be the second honoree for this year's support. The Thanksgiving weekend...
    • General Allen was leader at Naval Academy

      General Allen was leader at Naval Academy
      When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary. The then-commandant explained that...
    • Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry

      Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry
      On paper, Lisa Scottoline is a little intimidating. She's got more than 30 million copies in print of her books, including 20 best-selling novels. She writes a weekly column, with her daughter, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She's a graduate of...
    • Petraeus thought he was above the law

      Gen. David Petraeus' actions over the past several years show that he considers himself more of a prince than a member of the armed forces who answers to his civilian commander-in-chief ("Did Petraeus have to step down?" Nov. 13). In Afghanistan, he...

    Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 11 U.Va. escapes JMU's upset bid in men's soccer; Hokies run winning streak to five

    COLLEGES: Men's soccer: Virginia (5-3-1), ranked 11th nationally by topdrawersoccer.com, pulled even on Darius Madison’s goal with 1:28 left in regulation, and then he scored with 3:13 left in overtime to beat visiting James Madison 2-1. Jamal...

    Annual civic celebrations

    When the president of the United States delivers the annual State of the Union address, it is meant to provide more than political theater (though it is often delivers on that point). The chief executive is instructed by the Constitution to "from time...

    Industrial waterfront land in Chesapeake for sale for $700,000

    Industrial waterfront land in Chesapeake for sale for $700,000
    Unimproved industrial-zoned land along the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake totaling 3.79 acres is for sale for $700,000, CBRE-Hampton Roads says. Click here for more info on 100 Fernwood Farms Road.