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Chesapeake passes gun rights resolution

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s third-largest city has joined the growing list of local governments to pass a 2nd Amendment sanctuary resolution. The Virginian-Pilot reported that Chesapeake...

Man gets 33 years in attempted killing of police officers

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for trying to kill two police officers after a...
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Housekeeper sentenced for taking $35K ring at historic hotel

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A former housekeeper at a historic Virginia Beach hotel was sentenced this week to 30 days in jail for...

VDOT: Expect a traffic shift on Laskin Road

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Travelers should anticipate a traffic shift between Winwood Drive and Red Robin Road as part of the Laskin Road Bridge Replacement & Widening Project,...
Cubetto is a wooden robot that is being used to teach basic coding skills to children in library programs. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of VBPL)

Governor Northam’s proposed budget will include historic investment in early childhood care and education

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A total of $94.8 million in new funding will transform the Commonwealth’s early childhood education system to increase access for at-risk three- and four-year-olds,...
Mark David Johnson (Southside Daily/Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office)

Ex-Virginia Beach officer gets prison for girl’s sex assault

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A now former police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl...

Northam proposes $22M to improve maternal health outcomes

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that his budget proposal will include about $22 million for efforts to improve health outcomes for mothers and...

This Hampton City ordinance is cracking down on pet stores, puppy mills

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A recent amendment to a Hampton City Code could soon require the Pet World location there resign from the puppy selling business in 2020. In...