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10-year-old Virginia Beach girl beats the odds, becomes ambassador for childhood cancer

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Ten-year-old Abby Furco loves Harry Potter. She's read all seven books, as well as the prequel and the sequel. Abby's often wondered what schoolhouse she'd...

Virginia Beach sled hockey team raising funds for upcoming season

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Hockey and sled hockey are similar. There is still thunderous communication between players, games are full-contact and fast-paced. The big difference between them is...
Jingle Bell Run

Photo Gallery: Jingle Bell Run at the Oceanfront

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On Saturday morning people ran, walked and jogged in a 5K to raise money for arthritis. But participants weren't dressed in typical athletic wear. Instead,...

Virginia Beach motorcycle lovers spearhead holiday donations

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Decked out in leather and chrome, the Boneshakers Social Club may look like a motorcycle gang, but they're hardly your average biker group. Since...
Lindsey Brothers Inc

Lindsey Brothers Inc. celebrates family, faith, 50 years in Hampton Roads

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At 86, Lindsey Brothers Inc. founder James E. Lindsey Sr. is still working with the plumbing and heating company he started in 1966. Wednesday morning, he...
Virginia Beach City Council member Jessica Abbott is proposing a new police that would allow city employees to bring their babies to work with them.(Staff/Southside Daily)

City council newcomer Jessica Abbott is for backyard hens, urban trails and transparency

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Backyard hens, urban trails, year-round school and increasing government accountability and transparency are a few topics Virginia Beach city council newcomer Jessica Abbott believes in. She's...
MacArthur Memorial Map

Endangered World War II artifact in Norfolk receives conservation funding

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In the heart of the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk is a tiny, climate-controlled room where a map of the United States is stored in...

Oceanfront arena receives mixed thoughts among TCC students

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City council will vote Tuesday on a resolution to grant a 60-day extension to United States Management, LLC regarding an arena development loan commitment and some...