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  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News

    Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News
    UPDATE 08/18:  Newport News police have identified the body of a man found dead outside an apartment complex on Boulder Drive Sunday as 31-year-old David Duke Sims of Chesapeake. Sims, of the 1200 block of Triple Crown Court, was shot, Newport News...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 20: Williamsburg charm; Made in China; Honey or not

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 20: Williamsburg charm; Made in China; Honey or not
    Annoying calls "To block phone calls if you are a Cox customer, use the following steps: Immediately after hanging up from an unwanted call, get a dial tone and dial *60. You will be prompted to turn on call blocking by pressing 3. It will then stay...
  • Why not redesign summer?

    During a recent summer school visit, while children built simple machines out of Dixie Cups and straws, I heard a teacher tell her students "redesign your project, don't be afraid to rebuild it." When it comes to education reform in Virginia, maybe we...
  • Misguided on immigration

    Images of Central American children alone and crying in detention centers torment us while we debate what to do about immigration. A psychiatry professor gave part of the answer in a lecture long ago about child refugees who survived the apocalyptic...
  • Hampton Roads Reader Events

    Hampton Roads Reader Events
    Upcoming events - Week of August 19 - Like shopping sales? Like supporting literacy? Check out Saturday's Ninth Annual "Shop for a Cause" one-day shopping event presented by Macy's. Newport News-based literacy group Peninsula READS is selling $5...
  • Drowning was cause of death for two Newport News men

    NEWPORT NEWS — The State Medical Examiner's Office has pinpointed drowning as the cause of death for two 20-year-old men who went missing off Deep Creek last Tuesday and whose bodies were later recovered. Breon Michael Brevard and Devin...
  • First day for veterans' docket in Hampton; only one in Virginia

    First day for veterans' docket in Hampton; only one in Virginia
    HAMPTON — Hampton Circuit Court will host the state's first substance-abuse docket for veterans charged with felonies on Tuesday. Thanks to the track record of the city's decade-old civilian drug court, the Supreme Court of Virginia sought out the...
  • TRAFFIC: Emergency road work blocks 1 lane on Route 17

    On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane. Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT. Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
  • Former Newport News broker Jeffrey Martinovich asks to represent himself

    Former Newport News broker Jeffrey Martinovich asks to represent himself
    A former Newport News investment broker convicted in a federal financial fraud case last year has had a string of lawyers representing him on appeal. But now, he wants to represent himself. Following a monthlong trial in the spring of 2013, Jeffrey A....
  • Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization

    Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization
    A group of Houston-based energy firms with ties to the Hampton Roads waterfront are reorganizing its companies to become one of the largest in the U.S. Companies controlled by Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan...
  • Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch

    Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch
    Tasty discovery: Bahn Mi Jambon Pate sandwich Price: $4.25 Destination: Pho 83. 615 Pilot House Drive, Newport News. 757-873-8382. Pho83va.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....