John Hinckley Jr. (AP file photo)

Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother’s Williamsburg home

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The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house in Williamsburg and live on his own, a...
Thanksgiving is a special time of year where friends and family can get together to share a meal, so why leave your pets out...
NORFOLK -- As part of the six-week Holidays in the City season, Selden Market, located at 208 E. Main St., has a packed holiday calendar...
Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their...

In Our Hometown

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Consumer prices increased 0.3 percent in October

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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...
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Skip the checkout line the next time you grocery shop. This new app is coming this way

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 Pick out your groceries, scan them with your phone, place them in a bag and skip the checkout line on your way out the...
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...
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules...
n this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

The Trump administration Tuesday allowed states to provide more inpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness by tapping Medicaid, a potentially far-reaching move...
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You may want to wash your hands after reading this

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Believe it or not, one of the most effective ways to avoid colds, influenza, and other sicknesses this winter costs absolutely nothing: Handwashing is...

Science & Tech

Flooding in the Creeds section of Virginia Beach (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Fire Department)

The state needs to increase flooding resiliency, so the governor asked VIMS for help

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An Executive Order from Gov. Ralph Northam calls on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to leverage its long-term monitoring programs and expertise in...
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...
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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