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Portsmouth Public Schools water testing showed unacceptable lead levels, most fixed by flushing the pipes

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Testing of drinking water at Portsmouth Public Schools showed alarmingly high lead levels in 30 water sources, some levels more than...
An aerial photograph of Langley Air Force Base and the Hampton Roads area during Airpower Over Hampton Roads Airshow at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 20, 2018. (WYDaily/U.S. Air Force photo courtesy Senior Airman Anthony Nin Leclerec)

Five things you need to know: Military in Hampton Roads

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Monday is Veteran’s Day all over the country but in Hampton Roads, a region known as one of the most military populated in the...

Virginia Democrats’ speaker pick would be first woman in job

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s House of Delegates is expected to soon have its first female speaker in its 400-year history, as the chamber’s...
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Authorities accuse Virginia doctor of unnecessary surgeries

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are accusing a Virginia physician of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on women without their knowledge or consent. A U.S....
The Heritage Park neighborhood of Virginia Beach taken January 2018. (Southside Daily file photo/Courtesy of Paul Merullo)

Snow’s coming to Hampton Roads, Peninsula…maybe

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Cities in Hampton Roads and the Peninsula are in for a couple snowflakes and some rain Tuesday. “We do have some cold air coming over...

Man charged in death of Virginia pedestrian struck by car

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NORFOLK -Police have arrested a man after they say he struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday morning. 22-year-old Jayton Baker was arrested on Saturday and charged...

Trump signs bill awarding NASA Langley’s ‘Hidden Figures’ the Congressional Gold Medal

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Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine to award four African-American women scientists the Congressional Gold Medal for their...
The city is looking for this man who was seen with a pitbull puppy, which turned up dead hours later outside the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of the city of Newport News)

A puppy was found dead outside an animal shelter in Newport News. Now authorities are looking for this man

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NEWPORT NEWS — The city’s Animal Control is looking for a man who was caught on surveillance camera with a small black pitbull puppy...