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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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  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    Here are a few notes on another slow week in Terps recruiting: ** ESPN HoopGurlz this week conducted a Q&A with Maryland women's point guard signee Lexie Brown. If you had to compare your game to a current college or pro player’s, whose would it...
  • Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain

    Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain
    After three years of trying, Gov. Martin O'Malley has won approval of legislation that aims to spur construction of towering wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast. Now comes the hard part. Daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles...
  • Wedding: Megan Lawn marries Christopher Petersen

    Megan and Christopher Petersen Surrounded by family and friends, Megan Elise Lawn and Lt. Christopher Aaron Petersen were united in marriage April 20, 2012, in Rose Valley, Pa. The bride is the daughter of Maryjane Martin, of Drexel Hill, Pa., and...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Marine Col. Susan B. Seaman assumes duties as commanding officer

    Marine Col. Susan B. Seaman assumes duties as commanding officer
    Marine Col. Susan B. Seaman, of Columbia, assumed duties as commanding officer for Marine Corps Forces Command Headquarters and Service Battalion from Lt. Col. Anthony A. Ference during a change of command ceremony attended by more than 100 Marines,...
  • Varsity Football Game of the Week: No. 1 Gilman vs. Oscar Smith (Va.)

    Varsity Football Game of the Week: No. 1 Gilman vs. Oscar Smith (Va.)
    Game of the Week No. 1 Gilman (1-0) vs. Oscar Smith, Va. (0-0) Where: I-95 Kickoff Classic at Morgan State When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Coaches: Biff Poggi, Gilman; Richard Morgan, Oscar Smith Last meeting: First meeting. Key players to watch: Gilman:...
  • Brian R. Murphy, veteran and technical adviser, dies

    Brian R. Murphy, veteran and technical adviser, dies
    Brian R. Murphy, a Social Security Administration senior technical adviser and Army veteran, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The lifelong Hamilton resident was 59. The son of a Baltimore Life Insurance Co. regional manager and...
  • Baltimore sneak preview of PBS film on War of 1812 tailored to local audience

    Baltimore sneak preview of PBS film on War of 1812 tailored to local audience
    Random "Jay Walk"ers interviewed by Jay Leno doubtless have forgotten the War of 1812, if indeed they learned about it at all, but Marylanders know all about it, don't we? Let's see, there's the (original) British Invasion, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott...
  • Dirty trucks in port targeted

    Dirty trucks in port targeted
    With more than a million miles on the road, Armand Patella's 19-year-old Ford 9000 truck has seen better days. But he's hung onto it, because new trucks aren't cheap. Patella, the head of Picorp trucking service on East Lombard Street, still uses the...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • Good fences made for good neighbors in 1912

    100 Years Ago Of-fensive neighbors In the Howard County courthouse column: "After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
  • Chesapeake Bay gets a flexible diet

    Chesapeake Bay gets a flexible diet
    Spend our money more wisely. I think that's what the average person wants from government. We're not extremists. We don't want government spending indiscriminately on programs that don't work, nor do we want government indiscriminately slashing...