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VIRGINIA BEACH — Autism affects one in every 68 children and costs a typical family in the United States $60,000 per year, according to Autism Speaks. This Sunday, look for a blue glow in several Beach businesses' windows and porches...

Once on death’s doorstep, a Virginia Beach diabetes patient is spreading awareness about condition

For Virginia Beach DJ Bruce Silverman, life has changed dramatically. He sips water late at night, instead of the couple of cocktails that used...
A site layout and landscape plan for the South Hampton Roads Hospice House in Virginia Beach

12-bed hospice facility could open in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH — A new 12,000-square-foot hospice facility could find itself at the corner of Upton Drive and Nimmo Parkway, but it needs city council...
The Norfolk Police Department arrested two parents in March who are accused of shaking their baby and causing brain damage.

Police: Infant suffers brain damage after father allegedly shook him 50 times

NORFOLK — A three-month-old baby boy was severely brain damaged after his father allegedly shook him about 50 times, police say. The baby's parent's, Travis...

Proposed beach budget focuses on storm water projects, full-day kindergarten

VIRGINIA BEACH — Resort city residents' tax dollars could fund storm water improvements and full-day kindergarten in next year's city manager's budget, but not before...

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Norfolk, Waterside District to host hiring event

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NORFOLK – Want to work at the Waterside District? The city and the new entertainment district will soon host a major hiring event as...

Virginia unemployment rate hits 9-year low

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RICHMOND – The unemployment rate in Virginia has fallen to its lowest rate since 2008, according to a statement from Gov. Terry McAuliffe. In February,...

Gov. Terry McAuliffe to be inducted in Hampton Roads Business Hall...

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VIRGINIA BEACH – In its 32nd year, the Hampton Roads Business Hall of Fame will add five more Virginians to its honorees, including Gov. Terry...

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Places to visit on one tank of gas: National Museum of...

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Editor’s note: No need for a plane ticket. Put that passport away. This story is part of a series that features regional attractions outside...

Places to visit on one tank of gas: Aberdeen Farm in...

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Editor’s note: No need for a plane ticket. Put that passport away. This story is part of a series that features regional attractions outside...

Places to visit on one tank of gas: Williamsburg Tasting Trail

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Editor’s note: No need for a plane ticket. Put that passport away. This story is part of a series that features regional attractions outside...

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Where We Live: Sandbridge luxury home with arcade for ‘sophisticated gamers’

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VIRGINIA BEACH — When it comes to games, one luxury home doesn't play around. This three-story, 10-bedroom estate in Sandbridge has a state-of-the-art arcade featuring a...

Where We Live: Equestrian estate is a slice of farm life...

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Life in the city can be busier, louder and faster than the simple pace of country living. But a ranch home on 10...

Where We Live: Colonial Portsmouth home is a step back in...

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  PORTSMOUTH — The Revolutionary War shook Hampton Roads, but for one Portsmouth home, it was personal. Verle and Ron Weiss own a five bedroom, five bathroom...

Celebrations

Alexandra Curinga and Ramon Hernandez Jr.

Alexandra Curinga and Ramon Hernandez Jr. are to be married October 2018. Alexandra and Ramon were engaged Saturday, Dec. 19, 2016. Alexandra had just finished...

Katy Dozier and Wesley Fox

Katy Dozier and Wesley Fox are to be married Oct. 28, 2017, at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach, Va. Katy, 24, is an outreach coordinator...

Kelsey Terry and Coleman Sharpe

Kelsey Terry and Coleman Sharpe are to be married June 2, 2018, the Oyster Farm at Kings Creek in Cape Charles, Va. Kelsey, 20, is a student...

Calling All Pets

Owen

What is your pet’s name? Owen (Orange cat, pictured with Oscar) What is the breed of your pet? Domestic Short Hair / Bengal mix How was your pet’s...

Melly

What is your pet’s name? Melanie (Melly) What is the breed of your pet? Border Collie How was your pet’s name chosen? It's a reference to Gone With The...

Rallo

What is your pet’s name? Rallo What is the breed of your pet? Domestic Short Hair Cat How was your pet’s name chosen? He was named for the youngest...