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Crew of Portsmouth-based ship honored for destroying Syrian chemical weapons

Crew of Portsmouth-based ship honored for destroying Syrian chemical weaponsThe MV Cape Ray successfully disposed of hundreds of tons of Syrian chemical weapons this summer in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Missing the mark: More schools fail to meet state standards

Missing the mark: More schools fail to meet state standardsIn the Hampton Roads area, only two school districts received full accreditation -- Williamsburg-James City County and York County. Of ten schools statewide that were denied accreditation, four were in Norfolk.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Police: Man steals prescription drugs from Portsmouth pharmacy

Police: Man steals prescription drugs from Portsmouth pharmacyAccording to police, the suspect walked into Walgreen's Pharmacy on High Street around 2 p.m., told employees he had a gun and demanded prescription drugs.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Police: Suspects break into several Portsmouth restaurants through drive-thru window

Police: Suspects break into several Portsmouth restaurants through drive-thru windowAccording to detectives, suspects broke into three restaurants through the drive-thru windows and removed the cash register.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Stars coming out for this week's Still Hope Foundation event in Norfolk

Stars coming out for this week's Still Hope Foundation event in NorfolkThe foundation's mission is to empower, assist, and enhance the lives of single mothers and their families.
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Some Portsmouth school bus drivers plan protest

Some Portsmouth school bus drivers plan protestMore than 50 bus drivers have met with school board members and administration officials to ask for better pay and to bring safety concerns to light. Portsmouth school bus drivers make about $12 an hour.
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Portsmouth Marine Terminal is back in the container business

Portsmouth Marine Terminal is back in the container businessOfficials say the terminal will process 75,000 to 100,000 containers each year.
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Portsmouth businesses say better days ahead after tunnel closings

Portsmouth businesses say better days ahead after tunnel closingsPORTSMOUTH -- Since the Downtown Tunnel has reopened, Portsmouth downtown business owners are hoping to see a resurgence in business.
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Portsmouth school teacher robbed at gunpoint

Portsmouth school teacher robbed at gunpointPORTSMOUTH--Police are investigating after two men allegedly robbed a middle school teacher outside his apartment early Saturday morning.
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Cute and fuzzy caterpillar stings girl, sends her to ER

Cute and fuzzy caterpillar stings girl, sends her to ERThey may be cute and furry, but the puss caterpillar is no pussycat. A two-year-old Portsmouth girl was rushed to the ER after touching the caterpillar while playing in her backyard on Thursday.
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Portsmouth school briefly locked down due to nearby domestic incident

Portsmouth school briefly locked down due to nearby domestic incidentPortsmouth police spokesperson Misty Holly tells 13News Now that a perimeter was set up around the school due to the domestic dispute in the 400 block of Eisenhower Circle at 2:08 p.m..
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Residents at Portsmouth apartment complex drying out after flooding

Residents at Portsmouth apartment complex drying out after floodingMany residents at the Village at Western Branch are cleaning up the mess and assessing damage to their belongings and their vehicles.
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VIDEO: Man wearing Spiderman mask robs Portsmouth gas station

VIDEO: Man wearing Spiderman mask robs Portsmouth gas station Police say an armed suspect who was wearing a Spiderman mask entered the BP gas station in the 3600 block of High Street on August 31 and demaned money at gunpoint.
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Portsmouth Police investigating new green dot scheme

Portsmouth Police investigating new green dot schemeeveral people in Portsmouth say they've been contacted by a man claiming to be with the police department saying he has a warrant for the person's arrest.
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Parents: Bus driver dumped children in floodwater in Portsmouth

Parents: Bus driver dumped children in floodwater in PortsmouthParents say despite the fact their sons' bus stop in Port Norfolk was under water, their driver told them to get off the bus.
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Some businesses threaten to leave Portsmouth if road closes

Some businesses threaten to leave Portsmouth if road closesSeveral people are threatening to move their businesses out of Portsmouth if the Army National Guard closes Laigh Road.
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Weekend filled with craft beer, Bay Days and the arts

Weekend filled with craft beer, Bay Days and the arts A look at some of the things AltDaily suggests you do this weekend.
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Survey asks drivers' opinions on traffic congestion in Hampton Roads

Survey asks drivers' opinions on traffic congestion in Hampton RoadsLet planners know what you think is causing problems by taking the Hampton Roads’ Congestion Management Process survey.
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Portsmouth golf tournament celebrates the Coast Guard

Portsmouth golf tournament celebrates the Coast Guard Among the projects supported by the Portsmouth Partnership are Starbase Victory Science Programs for Portsmouth Public Schools and the PortsEvents’ Olde Towne Farmers’ Market.
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Ex-youth minister in Portsmouth sentenced on sex charges

Ex-youth minister in Portsmouth sentenced on sex chargesBrian Norris had sexual contact with two teenage girls who were involved in the youth ministry of Western Branch Baptist Church.
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Fire damages Portsmouth house, roads reopen

Fire damages Portsmouth house, roads reopenCrews at the scene say they arrived to find flames coming from the roof of the Elm Avenue home just after 4 a.m.
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Update: Plane bound for Manassas crashes off Wallops Island

Update: Plane bound for Manassas crashes off Wallops IslandUnited States Coast Guard members responded after a single-engine Cirrus SR20 went down in the Atlantic Ocean Saturday afternoon.
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Driver possibly under influence when pedestrian was hit in Portsmouth

Driver possibly under influence when pedestrian was hit in PortsmouthPolice took a person suspected of driving under the influence into custody after he supposedly hit a pedestrian Saturday.
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Coast Guard helps eight on sinking boat, medevacs woman from another boat

Coast Guard helps eight on sinking boat, medevacs woman from another boatThe United States Coast Guard helped get eight people back to shore Saturday after their boat started taking on water. Earlier, they flew an injured woman from a research boat to shore.
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Some vow to fight VHSL re-districting that's costing taxpayers thousands

Some vow to fight VHSL re-districting that's costing taxpayers thousandsDistricts forked over thousands of additional dollars last year for sports travel -- Chesapeake, $100,000; Hampton, $45,585. Norfolk, $35,541 just to hire bus drivers; Portsmouth, $18,045; Newport News, $8,790.
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Math SOL scores improve, reading and writing stayed relatively flat

Math SOL scores improve, reading and writing stayed relatively flat“The increase that we will see next month in the number of schools that fall short of the state’s accreditation standards must be viewed in the context of the higher standards and changing assessments,” the Superintendent of Public Instruction said.
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YOUR PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014

YOUR PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014YOUR PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014
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