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Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
The carriage house behind the home of John and Judy Higgins at 151 Florida Ave. will be featured along with the main residence on this year's Port Norfolk Historic Homes Holiday Tour Dec. 15. Courtesy Photo This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth.
Norfolk Police spokeswoman Karen Parker-Chesson says a call was received around 3:00 p.m. for an unknown man down in the 1000 block of East Ocean View Avenue.
USS Mahan is the fifth ship named Mahan. The second USS Mahan was the lead ship of the Mahan-class destroyers; commissioned in 1936 and decommissioned after a kamikaze attack during World War II.
Starting Sunday, drivers who run a red light at two city intersections will find a $50 fine in the mail.
RICHMOND Governor Bob McDonnell has set January 7th, 2014 as the date for a special election in State Senate District 6. That's the seat that newly elected Lt.
An all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system aircraft has been successfully launched from the submerged 'USS Providence' & flew a several hour mission demonstrating live video capabilities streamed back to the submarine, surface support vessels and Norfolk base before landing at the Naval Sea Systems Command Atlantic Undersea Test and ... (more)
As Congress considers extending critical federal incentives for wind energy this month, leaders from the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, the City of Norfolk, and the Virginia Ship Repair Association joined Environment Virginia to detail the economic and environmental benefits of supporting offshore wind power and its related supply ... (more)
A U.S. cargo vessel equipped with special gear could be neutralizing some of Syria's most dangerous chemical weapons at sea come January.
Last month, 25,000 builders and other construction professionals from around the world descended on Philadelphia for the GreenBuild conference to see the latest in eco-friendly design.
The Old Dominion University Board of Visitors approved a proposed campus master plan this morning that calls for ODU to double its classroom, research and student support space over the next 20 years, but stay within its current 250-acre footprint.
Traffic is being rerouted at Ingleside and East Princess Anne roads in Norfolk after a train derailed Thursday afternoon, according to the Norfolk police and fire departments.
A Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad train derailed at East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads in Norfolk Thursday afternoon causing traffic to be re-directed.
Actress Keira Knightley drew criticism for wearing her wedding dress for a third time.