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    Langley-Eustis airmen deployed to bring relief to Ebola-stricken nations

    Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group in Langley-Eustis deployed in support of Operation United Assistance on Friday September 26 as an international effort to bring relief to Ebola-stricken African nations.

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    Burning incense causes Chesapeake fire

    Chesapeake, Va- What happens when sweet smells turn into fiery flames? One Chesapeake resident experienced the consequences of burning incense. Chesapeake fire officials rushed to the 1600 block of Rhodes Street on Friday due to a small residential fire. The fire started around 5 pm. Fire officials said that upon their arrival the fire was already extinguished, but the house was filled with smoke. Scott Saunders, Captain of the Chesapeake Fire Department, said that the fire appeared to have started after […]

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    Man flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries

    Hampton, Va- One man was flown to the hospital on Friday with life-threatening injuries after he departed a moving van. Just before noon, Hampton police responded to reports of a man down on Pine Chapel Road, near the Coliseum Gardens apartment complex. According to Hampton police, the passenger exited the back seat, while the car was still moving. Following the incident, the driver stopped and turned around. The police are currently investigating the incident. As of now, they believe that […]

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    Oceanfront area library celebrates 10 years

    On October 4, the Virginia Beach Area Library will be celebrating a remarkable 10 year anniversary since its opening.

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    Hampton University’s fashion show coming up in October

    Hampton, Va. – The Hampton University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will be having its annual HU Rips the Runway- Black Reign 2014 on Saturday, October 11. The show will feature two celebrity guests including Erica Dixon and O’Shea The Model  from the VH1 reality TV show Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta. The fashion show will present different clothing designers and retailers from everywhere. Tickets can be purchased at Hampton University’s Players Box Office in Armstrong Hall. For more […]

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    Tear-jerker of the week: This little boy REALLY loves his dad

    Looks like someone didn’t want their father to go to work. How could you hear that high-pitched “I love you, Daddy” and not want to melt?   Mercelis Bueno

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    Nimmo Parkway extension brings free activities for all this weekend

    The wait is now over and the Nimmo Parkway extension has finally been completed. What does that mean for Virginia Beach residents?

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    93-year-old woman receives high school diploma 75 years later

    Burke, Va- One northern Virginian woman proved that not even her own graduation could keep her away from true love. Jane Pickett was supposed to graduate from her New York-based high school 75 years ago, but got married instead. This weekend, 93-year-old Pickett finally got her diploma from Rye Country Day School in Rye, NY. Pickett’s daughter, Sharon Mills, reached out to Pickett’s school and arraigned the whole ceremony. “Cousins came into town. Kids came home from college. But she had […]

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    Register for the Annual Bark in the Park in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – Hosted by the Chesapeake Human Society, or CHS, the 18th annual Bark in the Park weekend will kick off Saturday, Oct. 4. Registration begins at 3:45 p.m., for individual or team runners, accompanied by their dogs for the Doggy Dash & 2k Puppy Trot. Fees beginning at 25 dollars will include after race snacks, beer from the Smartmouth Brewing Company and live music by the Red Stapler Band. President of CHS, Cherly Hindle said, “Bark in the […]

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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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