Virginia Beach Mexican restaurant expanding to Williamsburg

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WILLIAMSBURG — Historic Triangle residents will soon be seeing a popular Virginia Beach restaurant in their own backyard. Jose Tequilas Mexican Grill and Cantina plans to open a new restaurant in Williamsburg in early March, said General Manager Frankie Ledezma. “We really love the area, and it’s family oriented,” Ledezma said.  “Even having the College […]


To fight diabetes in Hampton Roads, prevention is key

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    More people die of diabetes every year than previously thought, a recent study found. According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University, diabetes leads to 12 percent of deaths in the United States, a higher percentage than previous research indicated. The same study, which was published in the journal “PLOS ONE,” also found diabetics have 90 percent higher […]


Rep. Scott Taylor draws over 900 at raucous Yorktown town hall

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Congressman Scott Taylor held a town hall meeting at the York High School Tuesday night, where more than 900 audience members rehashed concerns raised since the election of President Donald Trump. Moderated by former 13News Now anchor Sandra Parker, the topics of discussion ran the gamut —  from the Affordable Care Act, also known as […]


1 dead, 3 injured in Norfolk shooting Sunday night

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NORFOLK — A man was killed and three other people were injured in a shooting Sunday night, police said. Around 7:45 p.m., calls came in for reports of multiple shots being fired from several vehicles near the East Princess Anne Road and Church Street intersection. When police arrived they found that one vehicle had driven off the road […]


Exercise yes, pills no: Doctors unveil guidance for lower back pain

The new guideline, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, says doctors should encourage patients with lower back pain to try exercise and alternative non-drug approaches. (Stock image)

If you have lower back pain, the last thing you should do is take prescription opiates. That’s the gist of guidance released Tuesday by the American College of Physicians. The new guideline, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, says doctors should encourage patients with lower back pain to try exercise and non-drug approaches, including heat, […]


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