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(Photo by Kenny Fletcher/Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). Jackie Shannon, CBF Virginia Oyster Restoration Manager plants oysters in the Lafayette River on Aug. 17, 2016.)

Northam seeks more money for Chesapeake Bay, offshore wind

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Governor Ralph Northam is pushing for more money to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay and promote the state’s nascent offshore wind industry. Northam unveiled...

Pat Robertson’s Regent University receives re-accreditation

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A private Christian university founded by Pat Robertson will remain accredited for another 10 years. Regent University said in a...

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...