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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

Top Hampton Roads Articles

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  • At the center of science

    For those of us without advanced physics degrees, the light bulbs above our heads remain dark when trying to understand the work conducted at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Exploring the origins of the universe and the fundamentals of...
  • Seniors to picket at Hampton state of the city address

    HAMPTON — Senior citizens plan to picket Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address Sept. 3 because of action the City Council took this past spring that revokes a property exemption provided for elderly residents. Celestine Monroe said...
  • HRTAC launches first community meeting

    HRTAC launches first community meeting
    POQUOSON — More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's (HRTAC) first community meeting at Poquoson High School. Voting members present at Wednesday's meet-and-greet...
  • Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades

    Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine: Give Congress a say in Iraq

    Sen. Tim Kaine thinks the Obama administration can make a good case for U.S. military action to stop the surge of ISIL in Iraq. But the president needs to make it, and not just to the American people but to Congress. The Virginia Democrat stopped in...
  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
  • Woman airlifted to hospital after Suffolk accident

    Woman airlifted to hospital after Suffolk accident
    A 27-year-old woman was flown to a local hospital after she was partially ejected from her car in an accident in Suffolk Wednesday afternoon, a spokeswoman said. The accident happened just after 6 p.m. along Portsmouth Boulevard and Route 58 before...
  • HRTAC community meeting set for Poquoson

    HRTAC community meeting set for Poquoson
    Residents of Poquoson and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to learn more about the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission's membership and quest at a meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight at Poquoson High School, 51 Odd Road....
  • Free prostate screenings for early cancer detection available in September on Peninsula

    Free prostate screenings for early cancer detection available in September on Peninsula
    Early detection of cancer is the best weapon in its successful treatment. Each year, 250,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men. Several health organizations are offering opportunities for free screenings...
  • Consignment car sales eyes Williamsburg for expansion

    Consignment car sales eyes Williamsburg for expansion
    A "consignment store for cars," which just raised $5 million in capital to fund growth would like to expand to the Peninsula, preferably to Williamsburg. "After enjoying a little over a year in Hampton Roads, as well as two in Richmond, we just closed...
  • Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS

    Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS
    Sen. Tim Kaine got schooled Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science — a visit he says armed him in his mission to convince others in the U.S. Senate to continue funding critical research. "Critical environmental research," Kaine, D-Va.,...
  • Continental to add 500 jobs at Newport News plant with expansion

    Continental to add 500 jobs at Newport News plant with expansion
    Domestic and global growth is floating more work and jobs to an automotive parts manufacturer in Newport News. Before a packed room of state, regional and local economic and political officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Continental...