Virginia Medicare-Medicaid eligibility plan gets OK
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400
The state has the go-ahead for a major cost-saving experiment that simplifies and consolidates care for people eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. The federal government's approval of Gov. Bob McDonnell's Commonwealth Coordinated Care program clears one of several hurdles necessary before the state will allow the expansion of Medicaid to 400,000 Virginia working poor.
Police release footage of crowded Oceanfront weekend
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:55:09 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Police released sample video footage Tuesday of a crowded weekend at the Oceanfront last month that resulted in shootings, stabbings and nearly 150 arrests.
Weather: Partly sunny, highs in the mid-80s
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:30:52 -0400
Hampton Roads should get a brief break today from the showers and thunderstorms that hit the region the past two days. There is a chance of rain this afternoon or evening, but that chance is about 20 percent. Skies should be partly sunny, with highs in the mid-80s. Lows at night should be near 70.
After debate, Chesapeake housing development OK’d
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:15:08 -0400
Despite objections that the city may be squandering a chance to attract high-tech industry, the City Council has approved plans for 241 single-family houses in an industrial park off Dominion Boulevard.
Norfolk can permit open containers at special events
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:09:45 -0400
NORFOLK The City Council has made a slight change to open-container laws. While it's still a misdemeanor to drink an alcoholic beverage in public parks, playgrounds and on public streets, the city manager now has the authority to allow open containers during special events. The change, approved Tuesday night, only applies to beer and wine.
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PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 23:00:19 -0400
NORFOLK The push for food trucks downtown has yielded a compromise that will allow the vendors to serve while keeping them away from traditional restaurants.
Grant may get police in Dare Co. elementary schools
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 22:32:44 -0400
MANTEO, N.C. Sgt. Greg Padilla of the Dare County Sheriff's Office plays soccer and kickball with Manteo Elementary School students while armed with a pistol, pepper spray and handcuffs.
Oklahoma relief efforts—how to help
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 20:58:08 -0400
A number of charities, including one based in Virginia Beach, are assisting: Red Cross By phone 1-800-REDCROSS Online redcross.org Via text Text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation, which will show up on your cellphone bill. Salvation Army By phone 1-800-SAL-ARMY
Virginia Beach superintendent a finalist for job in N.C.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 18:45:16 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Schools Superintendent James Merrill is strongly in the running to become head of North Carolina's second-largest school system. He's one of three finalists for superintendent of Wake County, a district where he once was an associate superintendent.
Portsmouth judge: State trying to spin tolls decision
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 18:38:35 -0400
PORTSMOUTH The judge who declared the Midtown and Downtown tunnel tolls unconstitutional described state officials' warnings about far-reaching repercussions as a "Chicken Little" scenario and said they were trying to pressure the courts through spin.
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