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Norfolk files suit against big pharma

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NORFOLK – The city has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors for their alleged role in creating a widespread...
(left to right) Squirt and Finn are hanging out at the Untamed Spirit's stables. Squirt is a therapy horse and he's getting Finn introduced to the herd as a new horse. (Southside Daily/Melanie Occhiuzzo)

There’s a different kind of therapy at this Pungo Farm

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Untamed Spirit is a nonprofit therapeutic and educational program nestled in the heart of Pungo farmland. The program uses a combination of...
Virginia Beach residents visit a memorial outside of Building 11 dedicated to the 12 victims lost in the Municipal Center shooting. (Southside Daily/Lucretia Cunningham)

Virginia Beach vice mayor: Call for independent probe on the May 31 mass shooting ‘makes no sense’

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Jason Nixon hired attorney Kevin Martingayle to conduct an outside, independent investigation of events surrounding the May 31 mass shooting when his wife,...
Virginia Beach residents visit a memorial outside of Building 11 dedicated to the 12 victims lost in the Municipal Center shooting. (Southside Daily/Lucretia Cunningham)

Virginia Beach city manager issues statement, updates on the May 31 mass shooting

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The city manager here has issued a prepared statement days after the husband of one of the 12 people killed during the...
Artist Johnny Shield's piece titled Reverberation, is on exhibit at the Glass Wheel Studio. (Southside Daily/Melanie Occhiuzzo)

Corporeal Collective to be the first of many art galleries in this newly opened space

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NORFOLK -- The Glass Wheel Studio has been reopened, renovated and remodeled, offering a free art gallery of selected glass works by six Chrysler...

You might want to take note of this temporary relocation and other items at the Municipal Center

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Beginning Monday the Planning and Community Development Department's general customer service counter, along with the Permits and Inspections/Zoning Counter, will be...

Kate Nixon is one of the city employees who died May 31: Her family is not settling for the city’s answers

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- It was almost midnight May 31 when Jason Nixon found out his wife, Kate, had died where she worked in the...
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Here’s what to do if streets are too dark for your comfort: Part 2

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NORFOLK -- Resident John Evans has lived in his neighborhood for nearly nine years but has a concern: the street he lives on is...