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 2021-07-23 15:15 

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Who’s competing from the 757 in the Olympics? Here’s a day-by-day schedule for each athlete....

Ten athletes with Hampton Roads ties are in Tokyo to go for gold in the Olympics. Follow them with a this handy guide, including each athlete's full schedule and a daily slate....

 2021-07-23 15:04 

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Boat sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, leaving marinas without inventory and searching for workers...

Over the past year, out on the water supplanted out on the town....

 2021-07-23 14:46 

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Springsteen and Obama to publish book based on their Spotify series...

Their podcast — "Renegades," a series of frank conversations about race, fatherhood, social justice and American identity — became one of top worldwide podcasts on Spotify. The two avoided partisanship but spoke generally about the urg...

 2021-07-23 14:00 

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Rick’s Cafe serves up homestyle breakfast in Virginia Beach...

Rick's offers a variety of items for breakfast and lunch, including the Two Egg Platter with chicken-fried chicken....

 2021-07-23 13:33 

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Norfolk’s aging schools badly need repairs. Officials want to use pandemic money to fix that....

School officials have come up with an ambitious effort to repair aging schools — a pressing need before the pandemic, but one that didn't have funding before now....

 2021-07-23 12:31 

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Navy has upgraded fire safety, plans to deploy advanced Zumwalt destroyer, admiral says...

Problems with the Navy's littoral combat ships, faulty new technology and the loss of the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard to fire in San Diego last year have stressed a fleet already under scrutiny in the wake of two deadly ship collisions in...

 2021-07-23 11:28 

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Calendar for the week of July 26...

Save the dates for these upcoming events....

 2021-07-23 11:19 

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Man fatally shot outside Hunters Point Apartments in Chesapeake, police say...

This incident is currently under investigation....

 2021-07-23 02:40 

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Stripers belt four home runs, deal Tides their 10th loss in 11 games...

Starter Kevin Smith gives up five runs in three innings to the Atlanta Braves' top affiliate....

 2021-07-22 23:28 

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A Norfolk man is charged with drugging and raping a woman. Two others mysteriously died in his apartment....

Michael Ebong is being held in the Norfolk city jail without bond. But his current charges have nothing to do with the two dead women found in his apartment over the past year. He's charged with a rape and abduction alleged to have occurred May 22....

 2021-07-22 22:34 

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Region/State roundup: Holly Springs ends Pilots’ winning streak at eight...

VCU extends Mike Rhoades' basketball coaching contract through 2026-27....

 2021-07-22 22:15 

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Editorial: Rooting for the games...

The Olympic Games are scheduled to begin today. Let's hope, for the sake of athletes and spectators alike, they proceed as planned....

 2021-07-22 22:10 

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Steve Breen: Wrestling With COVID...

Cartoon by Steve Breen for July 23, 2021....

 2021-07-22 22:05 

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Opinion: Preparing for Tokyo’s ‘Quiet Olympics’...

The Olympic Games which begin this weekend in Japan will be different in many ways, but the absence of spectators will be most notable, David Leon Moore writes in a column for the Los Angeles Times....

 2021-07-22 22:00 

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Glenn Youngkin earns conservation status for 30-acre horse farm, cutting its tax bill by 95%...

Republican Virginia gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin and his wife cut the real estate tax bill on their horse farm when they successfully petitioned Fairfax County to designate the more than 30-acre property around their Great Falls home as agricultur...

 2021-07-22 22:00 

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Letters for July 23: Racial profiling isn’t a systemic issue for American police departments...

Letter writers oppose the idea that racial profiling is systemic in American police departments, advocate for more access to Virginia's community colleges, and urge residents to put their trash in the can....

 2021-07-22 21:23 

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ACC Kickoff Notebook: Conference alignment, playoff expansion had coaches, officials abuzz...

Hokies coach Justin Fuente said College Football Playoff expansion "might be good for Virginia Tech but bad for college football." He said enlarging the field gives the Hokies a better chance of landing a playoff berth, but he wonders what impact ...

 2021-07-22 20:53 

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Remember Creed from “The Office”? He’s coming to Harbor Park....

Creed Bratton, who played himself in "The Office" as a deviant former hippie and homeless man employed at Dunder Mifflin as the quality assurance director, will make an appearance at the ballpark Aug. 25,, the Norfolk Tides announced Thursday....

 2021-07-22 20:50 

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They don’t have access to fresh produce. So fresh produce is coming to them....

In its latest initiative to combat hunger, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore has launched a fleet of four "mobile markets," which brings fresh food directly into neighborhoods identified as food deserts....

 2021-07-22 20:27 

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99 problems? ACC coaches, players mull the new world of college football now that athletes can profit from name, image and likeness....

Coaches and other officials said they supported the end of restrictions on money-making but were concerned about the impact down the road. Meanwhile, North Carolina star QB Sam Howell has hired a marketing team....

 2021-07-22 18:40 

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ACC football notebook: Florida State QB McKenzie Milton ready to return two years after gruesome injury...

Milton hasn't played in a game since dislocating his right knee and suffering ligament, nerve and artery damage while playing for Central Florida in November of 2018. He went 27-6 in three seasons at UCF....

 2021-07-22 18:32 

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Police looking for 19-year-old in connection with shooting in Portsmouth...

Police have named William Choate, of Portsmouth, as a person of interest and say they want to question the 19-year-old....

 2021-07-22 18:28 

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Meet the All-Tidewater Softball first and second teams...

Nansemond-Suffolk9;s Madison Inscoe, the All-Tidewater Player of the Year, highlights this year's first team....

 2021-07-22 17:45 

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Norfolk Academy’s Kayla Wilson caps impressive year with spot on swimming World Cup roster, commitment to Stanford...

Wilson was named to the junior team for the FINA World Cup after her performance at the USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials earlier this summer....

 2021-07-22 17:43 

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Molinaro: Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo turned in a dazzling Game 6 performance that made the NBA Finals worth watching...

Columnist Bob Molinaro writes that the NBA star's 50-point, 14-rebound, five-blocks performance was as great as anything the league or sports has ever seen....

 2021-07-22 17:17 

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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s Madison Inscoe is the All-Tidewater Softball Player of the Year...

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy's Madison Inscoe used strong bat and arm to lead Saints to second consecutive softball state title....

 2021-07-22 17:00 

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Live music returning to amphitheater in Virginia Beach with special $20 ticket deal...

The $20 tickets are "all-in," so there are no extra fees to pay. T-Mobile and Sprint customers will get 24-hour early at noon July 27 through T-Mobile Tuesdays, and the general public can snag some from noon July 28 to August 1....

 2021-07-22 15:42 

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Woman seriously injured after SUV goes airborne, hits her vehicle at stop light in Chesapeake, police say...

Police responded to a vehicle accident in Chesapeake where two drivers were injured....

 2021-07-22 15:06 

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing helicopter near Albemarle Sound...

The search was suspended Wednesday after Coast Guard personnel and partner agencies searched a combined area of 3,303 miles over 38 hours....

 2021-07-22 14:45 

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After years away, ‘Roller Dude’ is back, bringing joy to Chesapeake — and himself...

E'sa Simon says he uses skating, and the support he gets from passersby, as a way to cope with the trauma of losing his son....

 2021-07-22 14:41 

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Norfolk hotel broker punches above weight with decades of experience...

Grand Bay Advisors completed just under $40 million in transactions for the second quarter of 2021....

 2021-07-22 13:23 

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Norfolk wholesaler to pay almost $50k to settle EPA charge...

MDV SpartanNash LLC, a Norfolk-based wholesaler that serves military commissaries and exchanges, will pay a $47,429 penalty to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Norfolk food distribution center....

 2021-07-22 13:16 

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Suffolk native’s Vino Culture offers wine delivery from Virginia Beach to James City...

Kiera Hill founded Vino Culture in 2018 and is planning on opening a brick-and-mortar store on Granby Street....

 2021-07-22 12:29 

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Video shows teen smacked in the face by flying seagull on Jersey Shore amusement ride...

A 13-year-old girl was hit in the face by a seagull that flew into her while she was on a Jersey Shore amusement park ride, leaving her stunned but not hurt....

 2021-07-22 12:15 

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Virginia Lottery Board approves casino regulations...

The proposed regulations now go to Gov. Ralph Northam for his sign-off, after which there will be a public comment period....

 2021-07-22 12:05 

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New owner of Pharrell’s childhood home will renovate the Virginia Beach apartment complex, connect with residents...

The New York-based development group, Fairstead, will begin renovations on the complex soon. During construction, it will provide temporary accommodations for all the residents....

 2021-07-22 11:38 

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Fatal crash in Chesapeake shuts down all eastbound I-64 lanes...

One person died in a crash in Chesapeake on Thursday morning, police say. All eastbound lanes of I-64 close to the 299 exit and Bowers Hill area are currently shut down....

 2021-07-22 10:00 

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Pat Garber’s latest book reflects on two momentous years on Ocracoke, the place she loves...

Writer, anthropologist, teacher, scholar: Garber juxtaposes accounts from the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Dorian with accounts of the year she moved to the place she calls home. The book is "My Shining Palace."...

 2021-07-22 01:56 

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ACC Kickoff Notebook: Hokies eager for return of full stadium, ‘Enter Sandman’...

"Our fans show up to the game not to be entertained but to participate, to help our football team win the ballgame — and they've been deprived of that opportunity," Coach Justin Fuente said. Meanwhile, new ACC Commissioner Jim Phillips m...

 2021-07-22 01:09 

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‘We don’t have 6 months.’ Portsmouth activists demand action by city and community to address gun violence...

A contingent of activists against gun violence rallied and marched in Portsmouth, charging both the city government and each other to do more to reduce the amount of shootings in the city....

 2021-07-21 22:49 

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Former Virginian-Pilot journalist named top editor at Dallas Morning News, will become daily’s 1st Black leader...

Katrice Hardy, who will be the first Black person and first woman to hold the top job at the 125-year-old Dallas daily, will take up her duties next month. She began her journalism career at The Pilot in Norfolk, where she rose from intern to managing edi...

 2021-07-21 22:15 

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Region/state roundup: U.Va. running back Wayne Taulapapa picks up off-field honor...

Luke Shields, listed as a 6-0, 160-pound safety in the class of 2022 on 247sports.com, chose the Hokies over North Carolina State....

 2021-07-21 22:15 

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Editorial: Virginia set to blast off?...

As Amazon's Jeff Bezos took to space, Virginia was reminded of how must it has invested in the company's HQ2 project....

 2021-07-21 22:11 

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Virginia’s game plan this season: Improve on defense, especially in the secondary...

Improvement in secondary play will go a long way in determining if Virginia can contend with North Carolina, Miami and Virginia Tech....

 2021-07-21 22:10 

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Phil Hands: Different Perspectives...

Cartoon by Phil Hands for July 22, 2021....

 2021-07-21 22:05 

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Opinion: Invest in Virginia’s primary care system to improve public health...

From giving vaccines to primary care doctors to investments in "medical homes," there's much to be done to improve health care in Virginia, Dr. Bob Newman writes in a guest column....

 2021-07-21 22:00 

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The Buzz for July 22: Who to honor in the public square...

This week's Buzz question asked readers which famous but perhaps overlooked Virginians should be honored with monuments in our public squares....

 2021-07-21 21:57 

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Massive national opioid settlement could mean up to $530M for Virginia...

Virginia AG Mark Herring and other attorneys general outlined key details of the proposed agreement that states and municipalities reached with the three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....

 2021-07-21 21:44 

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North Carolina to end statewide mask mandate and ease school requirements, Gov. Roy Cooper says...

The new recommendations urge K-8 schools to require masks for students and staff while they are indoors but allows fully vaccinated high school students and staff to be unmasked....

 2021-07-21 21:41 

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Richmond Catholic diocese adds 4 priests — 3 who served in Hampton Roads — to clergy sex abuse allegation list...

The dioceses announced the additions last week, noting that allegations date back decades. Three of the accused priests are dead and the allegations were made after their deaths....

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