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Robert Rummels stands next to his Mosquito Joe van. (Southside Daily/ Andrew Harris)

After serving in Iraq, a local veteran found his calling killing bugs

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Veterans Day 2018 is over, but one local veteran hopes society can remember their veterans all year round. He’s not asking for much, either. “Something as...
The Selden Market in Downtown Norfolk (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Selden Market)

Local business hubs emphasize importance of ‘community’ in lead-up to Small Business Saturday

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In the frenzy of holiday sales and online shopping, local businesses have positioned themselves at the forefront of shoppers' minds with Small Business Saturday...
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Home sales rise 1.4 percent, snap 6-month losing streak

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U.S. home sales rose in October, breaking a six-month losing streak. But sales are still down from a year ago, hurt by rising interest...

Are you ready for Black Friday?

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Black Friday shopping. Instantly those words bring to mind images of shoppers madly dashing to grab an L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise toy, or fights breaking...
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You can now get a direct flight to the West Coast at Norfolk

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NORFOLK -- The largest airport for Virginia's Hampton Roads region says it will offer its first-ever direct commercial flight to the West Coast. Southwest Airlines will...
In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo shoppers look at televisions at a Walmart Supercenter Nov. 15. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent last month

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U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in October, though the gains were boosted by one-time factors such as hurricane recovery spending and...
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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...