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  • Latest Newport News snowfall tops accumulation at about 16 inches for the year

    Latest Newport News snowfall tops accumulation at about 16 inches for the year
    NEWPORT NEWS — The latest bout of snow, which fell most of Tuesday afternoon and evening, shouldn’t add much to the region’s total accumulation this year. Hampton Roads has seen about 16 inches of snow since January including the half...
  • Union Brothers brings Detroit-style pizza to York County

    Union Brothers brings Detroit-style pizza to York County
    The traditional pizza pie -- a round of dough topped with tomato sauce, cheese and various ingredients -- is a familiar sight at office lunches, college dorms and just about any place people gather to eat. Scott Wilco makes a different version to...
  • Newport News shipyard union president raising security concerns

    Newport News shipyard union president raising security concerns
    Last fall, the head of the largest union at Newport News Shipbuilding requested a meeting with management to address security issues after the Sept. 16 mass shooting at Washington Navy Yard. Twelve people were killed at Naval Sea Systems Command...
  • An existing safer communities solution

    The Feb. 9 editorial, "Combat area's violence" T stated "Community action needed to bring down alarming homicide rate." That call should have also included all crimes and wanted individuals. [The editorial stressed that:] "This is very much a community...
  • Cherry flexes her establishment muscles

    Election season is upon us, which means endorsements are coming. Today's offering comes from Saundra Cherry, one of five Newport News council candidates running for an open South District seat. We already knew (see the link above) that Cherry had the...
  • Peninsula Airport Commission approves long-range master plan

    The Peninsula Airport Commission at its monthly meeting this week approved the 20-year master plan for Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, which now will go to the Federal Aviation Administration for approval. The commission discussed the...
  • Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring

    Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring
    Transportation industry analysts report an uptick in travel and predict that trend will continue through May. John Heimlich, chief economist and vice president of the trade organization Airlines for America, said the industry anticipates 129.5 million...
  • Friends: Slain Newport News woman was good soldier, mother, friend

    Friends: Slain Newport News woman was good soldier, mother, friend
    NEWPORT NEWS — Crystal Ragin liked listening to R&B and hip hop music. She enjoyed watching professional wrestling. She was a big reader, everything from romance novels to action thrillers. And, friends say, she challenged herself as a mother,...
  • March 31 Letters: Crimea, climate, cleaner waters

    Why be surprised? America should not be surprised that Russia seized Crimea nor should we embarrass ourselves by complaining that the bad boys of this world don't play nice. It's clear we are not going to do anything meaningful about what has taken...
  • Red Cross assists 3 after Newport News apartment fire

    NEWPORT NEWS--Three people received assistance from the Red Cross overnight Sunday after a fire damaged their Newport News apartment. Firefighers responded to the blaze in the 900 block of Lucas Creek Road at about 11 p.m. Saturday, according to a...
  • Pixar movies come alive at symphony pops concert

    Pixar movies come alive at symphony pops concert
    Movie technology gets symphonic treatment when the Virginia Symphony Pops presents "Pixar in Concert" next month. Performances will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Ferguson Center for the Arts, Christopher Newport University, Newport News;...
  • A state song for Virginia: Is there a tune to make everyone happy?

    A state song for Virginia: Is there a tune to make everyone happy?
    It's not quite The Battle of Hampton Roads, Part II, but rhetorical rockets have been soaring between Newport News and Norfolk in recent weeks. This particular fight represents the latest round in a perennial beef in the Old Dominion, one that erupts...