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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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  • Could Virginia move give O'Malley political cover?

    A deal struck in Richmond on paying for roads, bridges and mass transit could give Gov. Martin O'Malley some political cover if he decides to move forward in Annapolis with his own version of a transportation revenue bill in the second half of this year's...
  • Construction jobs coming to Sparrows Point

    Construction jobs coming to Sparrows Point
    SKW Constructors plans to hire up to 100 people to construct concrete tubes and fans at the Sparrows Point Shipyard and Industrial park in Dundalk, according to Baltimore County economic development officials. Subcontractors are expected to hire...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports

    Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports
    It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va." The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
  • Howard, Hood to wed in September

      Katherine Howard and Andrew Hood   Sam and Melissa Howard, of Chesapeake, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Howard, to Andrew Symmes Hood, son of Carl and Cynthia Hood, of Dayton. The bride-to-be is a 2002...
  • 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...
  • Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search

    Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search
    Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck. As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...