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Where We Live: Norfolk historic bed and breakfast stellar location for a staycation

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NORFOLK — Southsiders craving a weekend getaway don't have to look far to enjoy the local coffee shops, bars, eateries and museums downtown Norfolk...

Where We Live: Virginia’s second-oldest dated tree has roots under Church Point Manor

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Before Church Point became a Bayside neighborhood, it existed as farmland local legend Adam Thoroughgood gifted to Old Donation Church in the...
An eagle flight at Wildlife Response Inc. in Virginia Beach

For the birds: Virginia Beach sanctuary building aquatic avian center, eagle flight

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VIRGINIA BEACH — When someone finds an owl with a broken wing or a baby squirrel that fell from its nest, volunteers for a...

At 94, art still drives Iranian sculptor featured in newest Chrysler exhibit

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NORFOLK — Geography is limitless. No matter the amount of borders or angles that create a shape, there will always be room for more lines...
John Englander speaks at the Virginia Aquarium

‘Sea level rise is unstoppable’: Oceanographer John Englander talks rising tide, melting ice, Hampton Roads

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Virginia Beach has experienced a 30-inch sea level rise in the last century, according to author and oceanographer John Englander. Rather than liken himself...

Retired Virginia Beach teacher remains optimistic after shed fire destroys 50,000 records, Beatles memorabilia

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VIRGINIA BEACH — For someone who said he's listened to vinyl records since he was two years old, a local music virtuoso is hopeful in...
Virginia Beach wildlife sanctuary

Virginia Beach sanctuary for birds, reptiles, mammals given more time to develop on city land

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Local animal protection organization Wildlife Response Inc. will get to keep 51 acres of city-owned property at 3592 Indian River Road. City council...

Virginia Beach Fire Department receives state award for training technology

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The Virginia Beach Fire Department received a state award for its incident command simulation lab -- a technology used for fire service...