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70 new manufacturing jobs coming to Virginia Beach

Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., a Canada-based manufacturer of marine and industrial products, will invest $3 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in the City of Virginia Beach. The project will create 70 new jobs over three years, according ...

Chesapeake to build apartments for homeless veterans

A new apartment complex for homeless or low-income disabled veterans may be coming to Chesapeake.

Preparing for sea level rise occurrences

Norfolk has been identified as the second-most vulnerable city to sea level rise after New Orleans.

A promising glimpse at the next generation

All around the country, there are successful programs finding success, closing achievement gaps, strengthening the workforce, and giving every young person a chance to reach their dreams.

NN Sheriff Gabe Morgan honored with 2014 Law Enforcement Leader of the Year Award

Sheriff Gabe Morgan is a recent recipient of the law enforcement leader award.

The tragedies the befell the King family

Did you know that one year after Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, his brother drowned in his own pool? And, six years after King's death, his mother, Alberta Williams King, was shot in and ...

Waters calls for investigation into freeway beating

Footage posted on YouTube shows the CHP officer straddling Marlene Pinnock, 51, and hitting her at least 11 times.

Motorcycle crash turns into fatality

A 54-year-old Newport News man is dead after police say a woman driving a Pontiac Grand Am ran a red light and stuck his motorcycle.

Possible legislative fix could protect women's health after Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined lead Senate sponsors Patty Murray and Mark Udall and 34 of their Senate colleagues to introduce a bill in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby.

54 kids to attend "State Dinner" at the White House

For the third consecutive year, the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner" invited a parent or guardian to work with their child ages eight-12 to create a lunchtime recipe that is healthy, affordable, original, and delicious.

The lesson Congress should learn from the VA scandal

The mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path says Lee Hamilton.

NAACP to host 105th Annual National Convention in Las Vegas

This year's NAACP Convention will be held July 19-23 in Las Vegas.

High Performance Bonus for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program

The Virginia Department of Social Services is on the receiving end of a SNAP performance bonus from the USDA.

Reading Rainbow online campaign above $5m

Building off the success of the Reading Rainbow iPad application that launched two years ago, Levar Burton launched a Kickstarter campaign in late May to bring the application to the Web as well as offer classrooms subscription-based supplemental learning tools ...

Former Girl Scouts CEO going to jail for embezzlement

Linda Carne is going to jail for three months after embezzling over $22,000 from the Virginia Girl Scouts.