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Thursday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

McAuliffe names members to Port Authority board

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named five people to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners, and the majority of the new members are from Hampton Roads.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Sacked by the British and torched by Confederates, hard-luck Hampton burns again on April 9, 1884

Sacked by the British in 1813 and burned twice during the Civil War, hard-luck Hampton was still reeling from a half-century of disasters when yet another calamity struck the once bustling colonial port town on April 9, 1884.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Fire, US Military, US Army

Fri Apr 04, 2014

NBC Dallas

Army Confirms Names of Soldiers Killed at Fort Hood

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, speaking at Fort Hood on Friday, April 4, 2014, two days after a mass shooting on the Texas Army post.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Eustis, Fort Sill, Rose Barracks, Fort Jackson

NBC San Diego

Army ID's Ft. Hood Shooting Victims

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, speaking at Fort Hood on Friday, April 4, 2014, two days after a mass shooting on the Texas Army post.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads military: Pentagon defends need to close military bases

The Pentagon on Wednesday made its case for a new round of politically unpopular base closings, saying it makes sense to shutter installations in an era of post-war downsizing.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Defending Civil War Fort Monroe with the massive "Lincoln Gun" | Our Story

Twenty-five days after the ironclad CSS Virginia inflicted the United States' worst naval defeat before Pearl Harbor, 10 thunderous cannon blasts sounded from the beach at Fort Monroe across the far reaches of Hampton Roads .

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

MAJ Gary P. Stanley

This morning we proudly honor Major Gary Stanley. He served in the united states Army for 20 years.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Window on the Civil War

Fort Sumter Showing the effects of the Bombardment, ca. 1865 Taken by an unidentified photographer for the Army Corps of Engineers in 1865, this image underscores the damage done to Fort Sumter during the Union naval and army artillery bombardment earlier that year.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Parks employee seeks City Council seat

An Army veteran who now works in the city's Parks andRecreation Division is campaigning for a seat on the City Council.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, State Prisons, Fort Monroe, Prison

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Army signs over artifacts to Fort Monroe

The U.S. Army has officially handed over more than 800 artifacts relevant to Fort Monroe that will be kept and displayed at the stone citadel's Casemate Museum.

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