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US lags as commercial drones take off around globe
A model of the Skate Small Unmanned Aircraft System, by Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. in Manassas, Va., is displayed on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, during a roundtable event at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, where participants discussed the potential opportunities for Hampton Roads, now that it has been chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration ... (more)
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Biographer mines despair of a family - his own
In the opening chapter of "Anna Karenina," Tolstoy famously wrote, "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Vote on Crimea split approaches
Russia has put the future of Crimea and the rest of Ukraine in severe jeopardy, according to Nadia Kriger, who said she believes the ramifications could extend all the way to America.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Rudolf Pelaez Gomez to Play Benefit Concert at Old Dominion University
Proceeds from the concert will be donated to Typhoon Haiyan victims from November 2013 in central Philippines, particularly in the city of Tacloban.
Barr is Occoquan's New Town Manager
Barr's hiring was announced Wednesday. She will replace Police Chief Sheldon Levi who has been doubling as acting town manager in recent months.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Computer model predicts vastly different ecosystem in Antarctica's Ross Sea in the coming century
The Ross Sea, a major, biologically productive Antarctic ecosystem, "clearly will be extensively modified by future climate change" in the coming decades as rising temperatures and changing wind patterns create longer periods of ice-free open water, affecting the life cycles of both predators and prey, according to a paper published by researchers ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
ABC investigating bar near ODU student's homicide
Christopher Johnson, left, and David Grimm Jr. have been charged in connection with the death of 20-year-old ODU student Paul Johnson.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Convicted ex-Va. lawmaker says he remains upbeat
A former Virginia legislator convicted of bribery and extortion says he doesn't believe he deserves to be in prison, but he remains upbeat.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Brightest brains to get spotlight at ODU science fair
The 63rd annual Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair will be held Saturday at Old Dominion University's Webb Center.
Murder Charges: Two Different Stories in College Student's Death
A judge has approved bond for David William Grimm Jr., 21, a Woodbridge man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Norfolk-area college student .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Newcomers, veterans lineup for Newport News School Board race
This year's election for the Newport News School Board will bring several political newcomers, a former board member, a veteran candidate and three incumbents to the ballot on May 6. Long-time board member Dee Johnson is not seeking re-election, which means an at-large seat, elected by the entire city, will be open this year.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Global health program starts local at Old Dominion University
All health is local - and global. That's the take of the new director of the Center for Global Health at Old Dominion University in Norfolk.
Man charged in ODU student's death gets bond
A judge today set a $25,000 bond for David William Grimm, 21, who is charged with second degree murder in the death of a 20-year-old Old Dominion University student.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lovecats, "Stage Door," open mic
Mariners' Museum First Thursday Featuring music by Lovecats , beer and access to The Monitor Center, 5:30 p.m. The Mariners' Museum, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News.
Boys hoops | Maury wins Group 5A South Region title
Maury won its first region title since 2003 with a 61-49 victory over Henrico to win the Group 5A South Region title.
GOP's opposition to ABC nominee is just a bunch of sour grapes
All because Boyd Marcus - former chief of staff to then-Gov. Jim Gilmore and a longtime consultant on GOP campaigns - switched sides and worked for Terry McAuliffe in the 2013 gubernatorial contest.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
ODU Police investigate cafe robbery near campus
Old Dominion University Police are investigating a robbery that Tuesday around 8 p.m. at the Tropical Smoothie Cafe on Monarch Way.
Job fair connects teens with potential summer employers
The Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads will host the second annual Teen Summer Opportunity Fair at Pembroke Mall on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Over 40 companies are expected at this year's event, including Auto Bell Car Wash, the Westin Hotel, Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches and Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ed Schultz Goes From Supporting Keystone to Comparing It to 'Vietnam'
MSNBC viewers in February were treated to a rate sight: An anchor disagreeing with the accepted liberal position on an issue.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
VIMS study shows Ross Sea at South Pole could become nearly ice-free in summer
The ice build-up in the Antarctic's Ross Sea has been an outlier in a region where rising temperatures have caused drastic declines in sea ice, both in the Southern Ocean and across the Arctic Ocean.