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Virginia Beach sisters work as public servants, autism advocates

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VIRGINIA BEACH — As a Project Lifesaver police officer, Capt. Shannon Wichtendahl had been working with autistic children and their families for quite some...

Amidst the trash, man brings happiness to neighborhood kids

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VIRGINIA BEACH — As a trash truck approaches a house in the Windsor Woods neighborhood of Virginia Beach, a little boy excitedly waves at...

Dockmaster is making Yorktown a premier stop for tall ships

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The first time Capt. James Scruggs was ever on a boat was when he was just four months old. He’s spent his whole life on...

Want a little art with that coffee? Culture Cafe set to open in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Want a little art with that coffee? Culture Cafe is opening up in Utopia Feni Creative Studios, an art gallery located in the Kempsville...

Williamsburg honors the “First Foodies”

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Had they called themselves Foodye's, along with being settlers, Williamsburg would have been recognized much earlier for truly being the First Foodies. Along with being...
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Habitat for Humanity seeks military family for new home

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CHESAPEAKE — Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads is looking for a local military family to become the new owners of a three-bedroom...
Maggie Pecsok is from Virginia Beach and is a former student of Norfolk Academy. She has been awarded Princeton University’s 2018 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate (Courtesy of Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications, Princeton University)

Virginia Beach woman shares top prize at Princeton University

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A Virginia Beach woman attending Princeton University received the university's top undergraduate prize in 2018. Maggie Pecsok, who graduated from Norfolk Academy,...

Follow the crumbs: Girl Scout cookie map makes finding your Thin Mints easy

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It's that time of year again — Girl Scout cookie season. Sure, you'll inevitably run into them being sold while you're out and about, but this...