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  1. Newport News airport executive director pitches new Center for AeronauticsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Peninsula Airport Commission Executive Director Ken Spirito recently outlined a vision to Newport News School Board members for a new Center of Aeronautics in an effort to upgrade the current Aviation Academy at Denbigh High School. Spirito showed School Board members several slides with concept art for a new 50,000-square-foot building to be located on the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport's campus.

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  2. 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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  3. Fall guide: Craft bazaars pop up all over the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Softball Fall Vendor and Craft Fair. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4. Warwick Moose Lodge, 1711 Warwick Moose Lane, Newport News. For vendor information, email sbinkerd83@yahoo.com . Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4-5. More ...

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU women win, ...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Athletic Conference), who led 2-0 after just 4:40. Men's soccer: CNU and York (Pa.) played to a 1-1 tie in Newport News in the Capital Athletic Conference opener for both. The Captains (7-1-2) went ahead when Jalon Brown dribbled past a defender and ...

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  16. Reader feedback Sept. 26: David Teel, good stories, comicsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... appreciate what, where, when and why all the things they have accomplished. Thank you, this is a keeper. Janet, Newport News: I'm calling about the feedback about Gladys Lyle. It was so beautiful. I'd love to see more about her. I believe she was ...

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

    Saturday Sep 27 | Hispanic Business

    Nobody can tell you exactly how such remarkable talents get away with re-hashing their best material time after time. All you know is that you're wildly entertained and fascinated because they do it so ridiculously well.

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  18. ResearchRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | TruthSeeker24's anti-N.W.O. corner

    ... Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. I live in the 7 city group of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. Yorktown, Williamsburg, Glocuster, Cape Charles, Elizabeth City, Currituck, Sussex, and ...

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  19. PEOPLExpress Grounds Flights Through Mid-October, At LeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Jaunted

    ... airline, PEOPLExpress , has already returned to the hangar. Just this morning, the low-cost carrier based in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA posted an alert on their website , stating a notice to the effect that all flights are cancelled through ...

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  20. Fall guide: Peninsula offers multitude of health-related fundraisers, screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2013 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Oct. 18: Walk to End Alzheimer's, Port Warwick, 1100 William Styron Square, Newport News. Registration 8:30 a.m., ceremony 10 a.m., 1-mile or 3-mile walks at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 25: Walk to End Alzheimer's, Matthew Whaley Elementary School, 301 Scotland ...

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