Life in Hampton Roads survey No. 6: Transportation and tolls

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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (Courtesy VDOT) Every day, people traverse the 11 bridges and five tunnels in Hampton Roads,...
Making the switch:  Single-use plastics were eliminated in 2019 in William & Mary dining halls Commons and Sadler Center Court as part...
 Norfolk detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a...
Karen Giles was proud of her 30 years as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician, her daughter said, until she was...

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  • Michelle Carter, convicted in texting-suicide case, to be released for good behavior
    DNY59/iStock(DARTMOUTH, Mass.) -- Michelle Carter, the woman who sent texts to her boyfriend urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers, is scheduled to be released from prison early due to good behavior.Carter, now 22, has been a "model inmate" at the Bristol County House of Correction in Dartmouth, Mass., Jonathan Darling, public […]
  • Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida due to cold weather
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  • Man allegedly kills pro-Trump boss after argument, throws American flag on his body
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