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 2020-09-22 11:40 

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Tracking the Tropics: Beta brings heavy rain, flash floods to Texas...

The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor three tropical systems in the Atlantic Basin this morning....

 2020-09-22 11:33 

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New Hampshire man wins contest with 1-ton pumpkin...

A New Hampshire man beat out the rest of the competition in Vermont with a pumpkin tipping the scales at more than 2,000 pounds....

 2020-09-22 10:24 

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VBCPS to discuss possible reopening plans, pre-school though second grade could return next Tuesday...

VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) -- The Virginia Beach School Board is set to get an update Tuesday on a plan for getting students back in the classroom. It comes on the same day designated special education groups return for in-person learning.School leaders said t...

 2020-09-22 04:09 

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Researchers complete survey of new shipwreck in the York River...

YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) -- Researchers with JRS Explorations were able to complete a survey of the 11th shipwreck located in the York River since 1975. The eleven wrecks found played an important role in the Siege of Yorktown in 1781, the last major battle o...

 2020-09-22 03:51 

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Photos: 27 unopened coffins unearthed at Egypt's Saqqara pyramid...

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, an official said Monday....

 2020-09-22 03:37 

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'I'm outside your mom's house': Woman accused of texting boyfriend before fire that killed mother...

A woman accused of setting a fire that killed her boyfriend's mother and two nephews reportedly texted the boyfriend right before the blaze....

 2020-09-22 03:24 

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Mathews County yacht owner convicted on federal sex crime, child pornography charges...

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — A man from Mathews County has been convicted on several child pornography charges Monday morning. A federal jury in Richmond convicted 53-year-old William Wellington "Billy" Hooper on four charges which stemmed from hi...

 2020-09-22 03:06 

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2 Virginia Beach residents charged with 'terrorist threats' in Ohio near Trump rally...

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) - Two Virginia Beach residents have been arrested after authorities said they were found walking on railroad tracks behind an Ohio airport with shovels, a pitchfork and a backpack containing a gun and ammunition. 38-year-old John ...

 2020-09-22 02:28 

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ODU's enrollment increases for fall semester amid pandemic...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — At a time when college enrollment is falling nationally, tentative early figures indicate Old Dominion University's enrollment has increased. According to President John R. Broderick, ODU has enrolled 24,233 students for th...

 2020-09-22 01:34 

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Dolphin rescued from pond after being trapped by Hurricane Sally storm surge...

Following a physical exam, the dolphin was deemed releasable and transported back to the Gulf of Mexico....

 2020-09-22 01:22 

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Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin form NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as driver...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to form a NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as the driver, a high-profile pairing of a Black majority team owner and the only Black driver at NASCAR's top level. ...

 2020-09-22 01:19 

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Protesters call on Sen. Lindsey Graham to stop confirmation of SCOTUS nominee...

The vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is fueling new protests in Washington....

 2020-09-22 01:01 

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Alumni continue to fight against William and Mary's decision to discontinue seven sports...

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Athletes and alumni of the College of William and Mary are not giving up and are still fighting to save seven sports the College plans to discontinue at the end of the academic year. Immediately after the decision was anno...

 2020-09-22 00:52 

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29 days and counting for water main break at Wards Corner in Norfolk...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — There is a water main break that happened on August 23 at Granby and Little Creek at Wards Corner. The city estimates a loss of 200,000 gallons. The pipe that broke was put in the ground in 1906. Teddy Roosevelt, known as the &...

 2020-09-22 00:20 

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Rep. Luria hosts round table discussing importance of filling out 2020 census...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The 2020 census is currently underway and Representative Elaine Luria held a round table to discuss the ways undercounting could affect her district. Luria was joined by those who work for the Census Bureau as well as pe...

 2020-09-22 00:09 

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard commander relieved...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard has been relieved of command Monday. According to a press release sent out by Navy officials Monday afternoon, Commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Vice Adm. Bill Galinis relie...

 2020-09-22 00:07 

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US Marshals recover 35 missing Ohio children...

Authorities in Ohio have recovered 35 missing Northeast Ohio children as part of a joint law enforcement operation....

 2020-09-21 23:23 

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Some Chesapeake students are first to be back in class amid pandemic...

For the first time this school year students are back in the classroom in Chesapeake....

 2020-09-21 21:41 

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Nexstar Media Group/Emerson College poll shows Cunningham with lead over Tillis...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A new Nexstar Media Group/Emerson College poll shows Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham with a lead over incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis (R) in the North Carolina Senate race. Monday's poll asked voters for whom they would case the...

 2020-09-21 21:33 

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Portsmouth schools use paced learning to adapt to different progress levels due to pandemic...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — While teachers across the country are trying to be effective in an environment they've never seen before, a school division in Southeastern Virginia is tweaking a familiar platform to adapt to the new reality. Thousands ...

 2020-09-21 21:01 

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Coronavirus Digital Discussion: How COVID-19 is impacting our health in other ways...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - While many are wearing masks for protection from coronavirus, it seems some are letting down their guard when it comes to preventing other illnesses. Dr. Margaret Baumgarten, with EVMS Portsmouth Family Medicine, told WAVY.com, &#...

 2020-09-21 20:46 

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Newport News launches face mask design challenge to boost creativity, help prevent spread of COVID-19...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News is hoping to get residents' creativity juices flowing while staying safe from COVID-19. The City of Newport News is launching a Face Mask Design Challenge. The top designs in each category will be printed ...

 2020-09-21 19:56 

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Early childhood education virtual jobs event series to help fill workforce loss from COVID-19...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- The Hampton Roads Workforce Council has partnered with Eastern Virginia Medical School's Minus 9 to 5 to connect community members with jobs in early childhood education in an effort to help with the jobs deficit COVID-19 has cr...

 2020-09-21 19:44 

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Voter registration event Tuesday in Norfolk sponsored by Something in the Water's Va. For The People campaign, Teens with a Purpose...

VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) -- A community voter registration event is being held Tuesday afternoon in Norfolk. It's being held by local non-profit Teens with a Purpose in partnership with Va. For The People, a new nonpartisan campaign from Pharrell William...

 2020-09-21 19:43 

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WAVY-TV 10 partners with Norfolk State University for U.S. Senatorial debate...

NORFOLK, Va. (NSU Newsroom) - For the first time in Norfolk State University's 85-year history, theinstitution will host a live U.S. Senatorial Debate on campus, between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and his Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., at th...

 2020-09-21 19:30 

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Hampton police investigating Sunday shooting on West Pembroke Avenue...

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Hampton police say two men were injured Sunday after a shooting. It happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Pembroke Avenue. Officers found the two men in a vehicle that had struck a power pole. Police say the driver had...

 2020-09-21 18:57 

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More small businesses are eligible to apply to the Rebuild VA grant fund...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that more Virginia small businesses and nonprofits are now eligible to apply for money from the Rebuild VA economic recovery fund. Northam launched the $70 million fund in August, but this e...

 2020-09-21 18:56 

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West Coast wildfire smoke has crossed the Atlantic, now reaches Finland...

A map image tweeted early Monday shows particulate matter that drifted across nearly the entire United States last week now stretching across the southern end of Norway, Sweden and Finland, as well as the upper reaches of the United Kingdom....

 2020-09-21 18:01 

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NC Sept. 21 COVID-19 update: 800 new cases, 4 new deaths statewide; Percent positivity trending down overall...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAYY) — North Carolina reported 800 new COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths on Monday as the state's numbers trend down overall. North Carolina is averaging about half the average of daily cases from a month ago, from just under 2,000...

 2020-09-21 17:00 

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Sea turtle comes ashore in Ocean View, Va. Aquarium responding...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Aquarium crews are responding to a sea turtle that came ashore Monday in Ocean View. Natalie Sims, a spokeswoman for the aquarium couldn't confirmed if it was sick or hurt, but was waiting on more details. The turt...

 2020-09-21 16:32 

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Justice Ginsburg to lie in state at U.S. Capitol on Friday...

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol on Friday, according to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). First, she will lie in repose at the Supreme Court of the U...

 2020-09-21 15:25 

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Watch: Ellen DeGeneres makes on-air apology, vows a 'new chapter'...

Ellen DeGeneres used her opening monologue of the new season of her daytime talk show to addressed allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things "that never should have happened."...

 2020-09-21 15:11 

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'Hocus Pocus' drive-in movie event coming up in Suffolk...

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Grab your brooms, witches and wizards! Halloween staple "Hocus Pocus" is coming to Bennett's Creek Park in Suffolk for an upcoming Carpool Cinema. The event is free and open to the public, and starts at 7 p.m. on Sa...

 2020-09-21 14:56 

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Jackson State introduces Deion Sanders as next head football coach...

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) Jackson State University announced NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as its next head football coach on Monday, September 21. Sanders confirmed he had been hired during an episode of his podcast on Sunday. He was joined by Jackson Stat...

 2020-09-21 14:33 

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Virginia Sept. 21 COVID-19 update: Percent positivity now down to 5.7% statewide, 0 new deaths locally as VDH finishes adding backlog...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia's percentage of positive COVID-19 tests continues to steadily decline, having dropped by about two percentage points in the last two weeks to 5.7% overall. That's the lowest the state's 7-day average has...

 2020-09-21 13:34 

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Whale swims free of crocodile-filled Australian river as 270 are stranded...

A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after getting lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia, while an estimated 270 pilot whales became stranded in the country's south....

 2020-09-21 12:50 

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Blog: Tidal flooding and wind continue Monday, but great weather this week!...

Yesterday we had some ocean overwash along the Outer Banks. Winds were very gusty down there. Today we will have more of that. there have already been some more wind gusts to over 35mph there this morning. The high tide for Duck, NC today is forecast arou...

 2020-09-21 12:37 

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Trump: Court finalists at 4 or 5, announcement by week's end...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He told "Fox & Friends" on Monday that he had a list of five finalists...

 2020-09-21 12:19 

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Nebraska man charged in protester's death dies by suicide...

A white business owner charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a Black man during protests in Nebraska has died by suicide days after his indictment, his attorney said Sunday....

 2020-09-21 12:11 

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Virginia's new 'red flag' gun law has led to 3 dozen orders issued since July...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — At least three dozen Virginia residents have been prohibited temporarily or permanently from having firearms or purchasing them based on a new state law letting courts decide they would be a danger to themselves or others. The &...

 2020-09-21 12:00 

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Pressure mounts on GOP senators over filling Ginsburg seat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to rush a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as pressure mounted on senators to support or oppos...

 2020-09-21 11:58 

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Tiny Chapel Weddings in Va. offers cheaper, drive-thru ceremonies during pandemic...

"I believe that couples should be married to each other and not married to debt."...

 2020-09-21 11:55 

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NC gets help for high-speed rail from Raleigh to Richmond via federal grant...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will use a $47.5 million federal grant to purchase a rail line needed to advance planned high-speed passenger train service between Raleigh and Richmond, Virginia. The money, announced on Friday by four North Caro...

 2020-09-21 11:34 

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Tracking the Tropics: Storm surge warning issued for Texas, Louisiana coasts ahead of Beta...

As Tropical Storm Beta closes in on Texas, forecasters are monitoring three other systems in the Atlantic Basin Monday morning....

 2020-09-21 11:26 

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Chesapeake schools enter phase two of in-person classes Monday, now providing weekly COVID-19 case updates...

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — More Chesapeake public school students will return to in-person learning this week. Starting Monday, another priority group of special education students, as well as pre-school and kindergarten students will be back in the c...

 2020-09-21 10:59 

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Thyroid medications recalled across US, at least 4 people reported problems...

Two types of thyroid medications are being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The NP Thyroid tablets made by Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC have possibly led to at least four reports adverse effects....

 2020-09-21 10:44 

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Zendaya becomes youngest lead drama actress to win Emmy...

Zendaya said her "heart was filled" when she saw her fellow nominees, including Jennifer Aniston, cheering on the "Euphoria" actress for becoming the youngest drama lead actress to win an Emmy....

 2020-09-21 10:07 

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UK considering 'circuit breaker' COVID-19 restrictions after surge in infections...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's top medical advisers on Monday painted a grim picture of exponential growth in illness and death if nothing is done to control the second wave of coronavirus infections, laying the groundwork for the government to announc...

 2020-09-21 09:55 

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Chesapeake schools enter phase two of in-person classes Monday, now providing weekly COVID-19 case updates...

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — More Chesapeake public school students will return to in-person learning this week. Starting Monday, another priority group of special education students, as well as pre-school and kindergarten students will be back in the c...

 2020-09-21 08:27 

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High tides in Outer Banks cause problems along NC12...

OUTER BANKS, NC (WAVY) The tidal flooding wasn't significant for most of Hampton Roads, but it did cause some problems on the outer banks Sunday NCDOT workers have been out working really hard the past few days trying to keep driver safe as waters con...

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