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  1. Sentence disparities can often be stark | Crime & Legal Issues notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... so much more prison time than that person when this wasn't even a murder?" The most recent murder sentence in Newport News was the sentence of 19-year-old Darryl Boothe. Boothe, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Timothy S. Fisher ...

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  2. Review: '1954' describes a pivotal year for the intigration of Major League BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Post and Courier

    ... how racially intolerant the city was. Madden quotes Durham, a native of Virginia, from an interview: "Even in Newport News they had done away with separate drinking fountains." However, 1954 was the season for more optimism as well. The 1954 World ...

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  3. Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford taking shape | With Video & Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    As of last week, America's newest aircraft carrier was 81 percent complete, its sleek tower rising above Pier 3 at Newport News Shipbuilding. To motorists driving along Huntington Avenue, the Gerald R. Ford might seem no different than the aircraft carriers moored at Naval Station Norfolk a few miles to the south.

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  4. Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) Mark St. John Erickson columnRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Hispanic Business

    Still, it took a mugger's bullet and a coma to bring on the visions that transformed the sometime hairdresser into one of the country's best-known self-taught artists. Two devastating fires pushed him still more, forcing him to overcome the loss of two homes, his own work and a beloved folk art collection through a passion to recreate and resurrect that was almost messianic.

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  5. Reader feedback Sept. 8: Warner sub christened, flu shots, asteroid passing EarthRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Navy christened the submarine John Warner on Saturday in a star-spangled ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding that honored the elder statesman of Virginia politics and included a hometown flourish. Linda Daucette: One of the best christenings I have seen in a long time.

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  6. Sept. 8 Letters: Tethering, Phil Hamilton, NFL names, airline seatsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Madeline McMillan's Sept. 3 letter regarding the need for Newport News to implement an ordinance banning the tethering of dogs outlines insightful conclusions and I believe such an ordinance is long overdue.

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  7. Newly-christened submarine John Warner will stay close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Stars and Stripes

    ... John Warner on Sept. 6, 2014. The boat is named after Sen. Warner, and Jeanne Warner is the ship's sponsor. NEWPORT NEWS - The Navy christened the submarine John Warner on Saturday in a star-spangled ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding that paid ...

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  8. Warner honored with christening of new submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Former United States Senator John Warner and his wife, Jeanne, practiced early Saturday for the big moment that was to come later in the day: the christening of USS John Warner at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding. "It's a joyous day for me.

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  9. Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) David Nicholson columnRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Hispanic Business

    The first Peninsula pops concert featuring "A Night in Motown with Spectrum" will take place at , at the Ferguson Center. Ticket and additional information is available by calling 757-892-6366 or online at virginiasymphony.org .

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  10. Man Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train At Fairfield StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Wilton Daily Voice

    A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the tracks at the Fairfield train station Saturday evening, the Hartford Courant reported. The train originated in Newport News, Va., and was bound for Boston, with 185 passengers and crew aboard when the accident occurred at 6:20 p.m., an Amtrak spokesman told the Courant.

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  11. Michigan sailor will know what's cooking aboard the Gerald R. FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Detroit Free Press

    ... its maiden voyage in the fall of 2015. "We're just getting everything together," Kane said from his base in Newport News, Va. "Manuals and getting menus prepped. We're running through an everyday menu and making sure we have people where we need ...

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  12. Who's next for federal prosecutors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to the governor's office five years ago during the corruption investigation of then-Del. Phil Hamilton. The Newport News Republican and chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee had been caught arranging a job for himself at Old ...

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  13. CNU falls in home opener to SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Christopher Newport University allowed 331 yards of rushing, allowed two running backs to rush for over 100 yards, and their second-half comeback to Salisbury fell short. The Captains (0-1) fell in their home opener 41-32 in front of 4,623 fans at Pomoco Stadium in Newport News.

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  14. Southeast Community Day in Newport News offers a chance to reconnect | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Southeast Community gathered under a brilliant blue sky on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the 24th Southeast Community Day Parade and Festival at Zion Baptist Church. Music and food drew many to Jefferson Avenue, where a blend of rap, gospel and funk reverberated down the block, and the smell of grilling hot dogs and frying fish hung thick in the hot September air.

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  15. Hampton Roads region conducts own fundraisers to provide medical care ...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... out necessary supplies. Riverside ALS Clinic is at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, 245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, 757-534-5100; it operates one afternoon a month. Newport News Resource Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month ...

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  16. Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... added the York retiree. Each year, Peninsula volunteers provide more than 300 rides to residents of Hampton, Newport News and York. Nationwide, the American Cancer Society helped 366,000 patients get to and from their doctors' appointments and ...

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  17. Train Strikes And Kills Pedestrian At Fairfield StationRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Hartford Courant

    An Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks Saturday evening at a station in Fairfield, police and railroad authorities comfirmed. The train, originating in Newport News, Va.

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  18. Former Sen. John Warner meets submarine namesakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Former Sen. John Warner, his family and some of his close friends tour the submarine that bears his name hours before the formal christening on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Newport News Shipbuilding.

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  19. Fun things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... weekend for festivals. There's Bay Days in Downtown Hampton, the Southeast Community Day Parade and Festival in Newport News, and Mathews Market Days up in Mathews County. All free, and all family-friendly fun. If it's music you're after, there are ...

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  20. A little bit of everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The husband-and-wife team of guitarist Neil Giraldo and singer Pat Benatar will be playing their hits at the Ferguson Center in Newport News on Oct. 12. Getty Images One of the top female voices in the classic rock genre, she scored more than a dozen Top 40 hits during the 1980s including standards such as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and "Heartbreaker." Three decades later, she is sill out on tour with her husband, guitarist Neil Giraldo.

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