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‘Sensitive Santa’ is coming to Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH — It's that time of year again, and Sensitive Santa is coming to town. The Autism Society of Tidewater has partnered with World Wide...
NORFOLK -- An Iowa woman sought in the slaying of her cousin has been taken into custody here. Authorities say 22-year-old Danaesha Martin was detained...
Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent in October, with higher prices for gasoline, used autos and housing contributing to the increase. The Labor Department said Wednesday...
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A man is dead following what police say was a home invasion Wednesday morning. As of 8 a.m., detectives are at the scene...

In Our Hometown

The banner sits on the edge of the property where the Thin Brew Line will open in early 2019. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of Jay Gates)

This new business lets you walk ‘The Thin Brew Line’

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Jay Gates just wanted to give something back. So he started Thin Brew Line, Virginia Beach's newest brewery that's opening soon. It's the...
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 98-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Wegmans)

There’s going to be a new grocery store in Virginia Beach, and they’re hiring

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- With 315 part-time positions ready to be filled, hiring and training for the new Wegmans Food Market here will now switch...
The Cavalier Beach Club, foreground, with the Marriott Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel, left, under construction in August 2018 (Joshua Weinstein/Southside Daily)

New Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel ‘tops off’ as it nears completion

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The Marriott Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel, a $125 million resort at the Oceanfront, on Wednesday moved one step closer to opening. A...
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New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any...
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So, you always thought the stomach flu is influenza. Well, it’s not

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Colder weather is here and with it is sure to come coughing, sneezing, runny noses, and sicknesses of all sorts. When trying to treat an...
The federal website where consumers can sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is shown on a computer screen in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Federal health care website up and running after slow start

The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as...

Science & Tech

Low oxygen levels can force striped bass from the cool bottom waters they prefer. (Southside Daily/D. Malmquist/VIMS)

Here’s one type of weather that can clear up the Chesapeake Bay’s ‘dead zones’

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A recent report shows the Chesapeake Bay's oxygen "dead zones" are still as prevalent as last year, but uncovers a key factor in improving...

Can a holographic screen help a new phone break out?

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Most leading phones offer the same basics: Big screens, decent battery life and good cameras. So when a newcomer brings something innovative to the...
2018 Striped Bass Seine Survey Crew From L: Brian Gallagher, Emelia Marshall, and Matt Oliver --- field crew for VIMS' 2018 Juvenile Striped Bass Seine Survey --- retrieve a seine net from a sampling site on the James River. (Southside Daily/D. Malmquist/VIMS)

Juvenile striped bass maintain average abundance in Virginia waters in 2018

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Preliminary results from an ongoing long-term survey conducted by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggest an average year class of young-of-year...
Sandy lounging (Southside Daily Photo/Courtesy of Carmen Raymundo)

Sandy, named for her beautiful coat

What is your pet’s name? Sandy What is the breed of your pet? Mixed Siamese How was your pet’s name chosen? For the color of her coat. Does your pet...
Buster on the lookout (Southside Daily Photo/Courtesy of Rhonda Harley)

Buster defends his yard against birds and boats

What is your pet’s name? Buster What is the breed of your pet? Pitbull Mastiff How was your pet's name chosen? He was a rescue from someone moving...
Berrin contemplating the water (Southside Daily Photo/Courtesy of Sheri Reynolds)

Berrin, always ready to play at the beach

What is your pet’s name? Berrin What is the breed of your pet? German Shepherd/ Lab Mix How was your pet’s name chosen? When he was a puppy he...
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