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Hampton fire to host camp for high school girls
DailyPress.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 04:00:00 GMT
Both Hampton medic firefighter Jami Salvio and Lt. Deneé Nichols were adults before they considered becoming firefighters, a profession traditionally dominated by men.
Va. attorney general files appeal over tunnel tolls
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:38:15 -0400
RICHMOND Virginia has formally asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a Portsmouth judge's ruling that blocks new tolls on the Midtown and Downtown tunnels. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's office Tuesday submitted an appeal in the tunnel toll case - an expected development - as well as motions seeking a fast-tracking of the matter and an order allowing toll collection to start Feb. 1.
Weather: Gradual clearing with temps in upper 70s
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:33:39 -0400
A line of heavy storms was moving off the coast and then overnight and into the morning, there could be scattered storms. It should be cloudy the rest of the day before gradually becoming mostly sunny, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature should be in the upper 70s.
Official sees gains in Va. Beach child welfare division
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:17:57 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH The director of the Virginia Department of Social Services' eastern region said the city's child welfare division is on its way to transformation a year after his office called it a "division in crisis." Director Stephen Blythe praised the human services department for consistent dialogue with his office as it reorganized, added staff and changed policies.
Parts of Hampton Roads expected to get showers, thunderstorms before midnight
DailyPress.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 01:57:00 GMT
Newport News, Hampton, York, Isle of Wight, Surry and Sussex are likely to see widespread showers and thunderstorms before midnight.
Before he died in wreck, Norfolk man helped needyPage 1 of 34 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:50:44 -0400
NORFOLK Christopher Polinchock finally was getting back to what he loved. In the weeks before he died Friday in an accident on Interstate 64, the 63-year-old Norfolk man's recovery from pancreatic cancer was speeding up, and he was making plans to return to the passions he'd been pulled from - skiing and helping disabled children and veterans.
Suffolk delays hearing for Habitat development
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:34:17 -0400
SUFFOLK Opposition to a proposed Habitat for Humanity-related housing development has delayed a ruling on the construction of 11 homes on city-owned property in East Suffolk Gardens. For months, the city has touted the 3.1-acre project as a sign of progress. But the plans faced unexpected opposition during a zoning hearing at Tuesday's Planning Commission meeting.
Two Va. Beach schools earn accreditation waivers
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:16:45 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Two Virginia Beach schools that performed exceptionally on standardized tests are among a handful statewide that have been granted three-year waivers from the state's annual accreditation requirements, the Virginia Department of Education announced Tuesday.
Correction from The Virginian-Pilot
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:03:02 -0400
Norfolk police have a written social media policy. Because of a source error, a story ("911 dispatcher's disrespectful Facebook post riles residents") on the front page of Tuesday's paper had incorrect information.
Photos | Local pool participates in world record effort
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:28:01 -0400