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    Security breach causes White House evacuation

    The White House was evacuated Friday night due to a major breach in security. Minutes after President Barack Obama and his daughters boarded a helicopter to leave the White House, an intruder jumped the fence of the executive mansion. Secret Service agents immediately evacuated White House employees from the West Wing. According to CBS affiliate WNEW, the evacuation was lifted at 8 pm, as the suspect was detained. The area remains closed to pedestrian traffic. -Meghan Kee

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    10-year-old goldfish endures life-threatening surgery

    Melbourne, Australia – No one expects a goldfish to live past a few months, but one fish has beaten those odds. George the goldfish is a miracle to say the least. The 10-year-old goldfish underwent life-threatening tumor surgery last Thursday at Lort Smith Animal Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. The head of the hospital’s exotic and wildlife veterinarian team, Dr. Tristan Rich, performed the $200 surgery. Rich prepared three buckets for the procedure. He filled two with substantial amounts of anesthetics […]

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    $1.6 million grant puts VCU on the map!

    Richmond, Va. – Two professors at Virginia Commonwealth University put their school’s motto, “Make It Real” to the test. Bryce McLeod and Kevin Sutherland recently received a four-year grant that totaled to $1.6 million from the Institute of Education Sciences to help fund a treatment integrity program. The program is designed to help children with behavioral issues during their early childhood education. According to a VCU press release,  McLeod is part of the Psychology Department while Sutherland teaches at the School of […]

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    Pumpkin patch prank on preschoolers! Did they go too far?

    Albuquerque, N.M.- It’s only September, but the Halloween-themed pranks have already started. Last Saturday night, four juvenile boys robbed a preschool pumpkin patch dry. The boys were all from 14-15 years old. According to police, the juveniles confessed to stealing pumpkins from Eastern New Mexico University’s Child Development Center. Elaine Gard, the Director of ENMU’s Child Development Center, told WTKR that the center was growing a total of four pumpkins. Two were outside of their fence and two were inside. […]

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    Apple Store will open next week in Lynnhaven Mall

    The Apple Store is set to open September 19 at 8 a.m. in Lynnhaven Mall, according to apple.com.

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    VB Schools offering free software for all students

    Virginia Beach City Public Schools has taken action and is providing more than 68,000 students with access to Microsoft Office 365 suite for no charge. But what’s the catch?

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    Two bald eagles released on Friday at Kiptopeke State Park

    The Bald Eagle population is on the rebound, as two were re-released into the wild on noon Friday.

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    First Special Olympic Soccer Tournament Hosted in Chesapeake

    On Sunday, Sept. 28, the first Special Olympics Soccer Tournament will take place in Chesapeake.

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    JCC Police to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    On Sept. 27, 2014, the James City County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will be at the James City County Recreation Center located at 5301 Longhill Rd. from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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    Virginia Beach CVB awarded nation’s highest travel marketing recognition

    A marketing campaign created by the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) in order to jump start the city’s leisure business received a Destiny Award at the U.S. Travel Association’s (USTA) annual national meeting in Louisville, Kentucky.

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    Poll: Attention Hampton Roads Residents! Can you navigate through a flood?

    NORFOLK, VA-The Hampton Roads community constantly fall victim to flooded streets due to heavy rains and high tides. Residents often have trouble navigating around flood ridden areas, but their troubles may be over. Wetlands Watch, an environmental outreach group, has created a mobile application designed to make commuting during flooding season easier. The Sea Level Rise app promotes flood awareness by allowing people to take pictures, pinpoint, and describe problems in submerged areas. The app was already released, but testing was conducted […]

  • ODU Student Moonwalks in Flash Flood

    Norfolk, Va. – An Old Dominion University student moonwalked through campus during flash flood Monday afternoon. Christian Cabigas, also known by stage name Morphsuit America, became a local online sensation when his dance moves were caught on video in front of the ODU Webb Center. As rain pounded Hampton Roads, flash flood warnings kept most students inside. Cabigas however, kept dancing. Usually wearing his U.S. flag printed body suit, most Monarchs recognize Cabigas’ iconic dance moves. “Oh I know that […]

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