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  1. Judge: Daily Press would freeze settlement talks | Crime & Legal Issues notebookRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    We thought we were more like a cool and comfortable breeze, but a federal judge said a Daily Press reporter would bring on the "the winter cold of a polar vortex" if we listened in on a conference call between lawyers in the David Boyce case. Boyce, 44, was convicted in 1991 of capital murder and robbery in the 1990 death of Timothy Kurt Askew at a Newport News motel.

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  2. Inspectors find scores of defects on CSX rails across the state | Your Right to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... examination of CSX tracks on the Peninsula that found 55 faults on the line through James City County and Newport News, including tracks as much as two and a quarter inches out of alignment, a rail that had no bolts tying it to a joint, and an ...

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  3. Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website | Street SmartRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet savings of $15,356 in fuel costs and a reduction of 67.74 tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the last year, according to city spokeswoman Kim Lee.

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  4. Black troops proved their mettle in brutal Civil War battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... guns at New Market Heights were they tested in such an extreme manner. "This was not their first battle," says Newport News historian Edward G. Longacre, author of "A Regiment of Slaves: The 4th United States Colored Infantry, 1863-65" and "Army of ...

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  5. OSHA toughens injury reporting requirementsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Business Insurance

    ... and illnesses, "there's an obvious benefit," said Jim Thornton, director of environmental health and safety at Newport News, Virginia-based Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., a shipbuilding company with more than 39,000 employees globally. "As a ...

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  6. Hidden campground right outside Snow HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Kinston Free Press

    ... And that was one of the reasons why David and I decided to open the land for the public." David Madures, from Newport News, Va., and Sherry Madures, from Pennsylvania, have lived in North Carolina since the early 1980s. They resided in Winterville ...

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  7. Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... offices in Hampton Roads between 2006 and 2012, according to a recent Defense Department spreadsheet. Hampton, Newport News, Gloucester, Isle of Wight and Poquoson have together received more than 300 such rifles, according to the Aug. 20 list from ...

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  8. Bethel Upends Heritage 23-20Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Rivals.com

    Only one undefeated team remains in the Peninsula District and that's the Woodside Wolverines as the Bethel Bruins traveled to John B. Todd Stadium in Newport News and knocked the Heritage Hurricanes from the ranks of the unbeaten, winning 23-20 on a 30-yard field goal from Chase Deaton with 27.5 seconds remaining. Coming off a 49-27 loss to the Wolverines from the week before, it was just what the doctor ordered for Bethel to keep pace with some of the better teams in the chase for a postseason berth in Group 6A-South.

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  9. Newport News, marina operators reach agreement - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The city and the family that runs Menchville Marine Supply Corp. at Deep Creek have agreed on new lease terms, for now, as the city considers bigger changes to the harbor's future. The city is conducting a review of the marina over the next few months, and may decide to issue a request for proposals to allow others to submit bids to take over operating and maintaining a portion of the harbor for seafood operations, as the Coffen family has done for three generations.

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  10. Startup airline PeoplExpress suspends flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Start-up airline PeoplExpress says it is suspending flights because of problems including a shortage of crews and only one plane, but it hopes to resume flying next month. The airline based in Newport News, Virginia, said Friday that it was processing refunds for passengers holding tickets through Oct. 15. The company said travelers booked on later flights will get an email once plans for resuming service on or about Oct. 16 are complete.

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  11. Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... makes him stand-out in swampy areas where they nest in cavities, typically over water. You can see them in Newport News Park and at Harwood's Mill since there are nest boxes placed throughout both areas in what are called "trails." Nest boxes help ...

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  12. McDonnell case blamed for slow progress in search for U.S. attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Washington Post

    ... District of Virginia, with about 300 lawyers and other employees working in Alexandria, Richmond, Norfolk and Newport News, has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the most important federal prosecutor shops in the country. The district is home to ...

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  13. Peninsula gang member convicted in 2008 murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A member of a Peninsula street gang was convicted Thursday for his part in the 2008 murder of two Newport News teenagers, according to Attorney General Mark Herring. Marcus Williams was an enforcer for the "36 Street Bang Squad Bloods," a faction of the criminal street gang Bloods.

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  14. CNU's Tanner Quigley dismissed from football team following felony arrestRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... term of between five and 20 years and a fine of up to $100,000. He has a hearing date scheduled for Oct. 6 in Newport News General District Court. Quigley, who started the first two games and was CNU's second-leading receiver, did not play in CNU's ...

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  15. Priority Automotive opens Nissan dealership in WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Virginia Business

    ... Hernandez has been named general manager of Nissan dealership. Hernandez was general manager of Priority Nissan Newport News. Priority Automotive was begun in 1999 by Dennis Ellmer with the acquisition of Chevrolet and Toyota dealerships in ...

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  16. Newport News Shipbuilding Recognizes 124 Employees as Models of ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that 124 employees from the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division were recognized Thursday with Model of Excellence awards. The awards are presented annually to individuals or teams for extraordinary performance that is aligned with Newport News' strategic values, direction and operational strategy.

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  17. Peninsula residents finally get their hands on new iPhone 6Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Standing in line with her "old" iPhone in hand, Newport News resident Debbie Haskins, was surrounded by plenty of company Friday morning , most waiting patiently to get their hands on the most anticipated technological equipment in the world: the iPhone 6. "I'm hoping that's it's still in stock when I get in there," Haskins chuckled while waiting toward the end of a line of customers at the Verizon Wireless store in the Jefferson Green Shopping Center on Jefferson Avenue. "I would hate to stand in this line and the phone be gone before I get in there."

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  18. Virginia Offering Storm Surge Risk Map for Coastal AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    ... y a hurricane or tropical storm. The localities shown on the map include Virginia's coastal areas. They include Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and the Eastern Shore, among others.

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  19. Newport News mother accused of leaving three young children home aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    A Newport News mother has been charged after her two-year-old child was found wondering outside alone Thursday night. Police say they later discovered 24-year-old Shamika Rashonda Mcgee had also left a 2-month old baby and five year old son at home unattended.

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  20. Transportation center slated for Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - More passenger trains and faster service to Washington, D.C. are coming to Newport News.

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