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    The Slow Mo Guys create a fire tornado with a dozen box fans

    The Slow Mo Guys have done it again, this time creating a fire tornado with 12 box fans and capturing the hidden beauty in it in extremely slow motion. Related: WATCH: Huge ‘fire tornado’ spins up during controlled burn near Denver Giant fire tornado captured on video

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    Crews put out fire at Newport News apartment

    Newport News firefighters put out a fire in an apartment on Hawkeye Court Monday morning.

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    Family Dollar robbed at knifepoint in Portsmouth, suspect arrested

    A man suspected of robbing a Family Dollar at knifepoint has been arrested.

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    Body found in vacant cul-de-sac in Newport News identified

    Police are investigating after a man's body was found in a vacant cul-de-sac in Newport News Monday morning.

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    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower crew creates Star Wars spoof

    Norfolk, Va. – The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower wins the internet today with their trailer Sea Wars: The Force Awakens. The mock trailer comes complete with a panicked-looking sailor, a light saber on the flight deck and F/A-18s battling TIE fighters. The Ike recently returned to sea after spending  nearly two years at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Related: The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower releases time-lapse video of the carrier’s return to the sea F-35C jets land […]

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    Facilities Engineer, Part-time               

    Job Posting Job Title:        Facilities Engineer, Part-time Station:           WTKR-TV Reports to:     VP of Engineering Purpose/reason for this Position: The primary focus of the Facilities Engineer is upkeep of the studio building and facilities. Broadcast engineering has become a very IT-centric field, so candidates with a good grasp of network and control basics are preferred. Core Job Functions: Coordinate with contract electricians, HVAC maintenance personnel, plumbers, and construction crews on large projects. Install and maintain electrical wiring, repair and replace fluorescent lighting, […]

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    How we celebrate Thanksgiving in 7 charts

    Thanksgiving is a cherished American holiday for a number of reasons. It’s a time for friends and family to reunite and reflect on the people that matter most. The savory meal of oven-roasted turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, crushed cranberry sauce and pie is something many people look forward to for months. However, eclipsing both these traditions more so each year is a ritual characterized by around-the-block lines, frenzied shoppers and booming revenue for retailers: Black Friday. REI took a major […]

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    Harriers from USS Kearsarge launch missions against ISIS

    The last Naval Aviation missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve were on Oct. 17 from Harriers aboard the USS Essex.

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    Defense Dept. releases video of A-10s and AC-130s destroying 116 ISIS fuel trucks

    The military has released video of A-10 and AC-130 aircraft destroying ISIS fuel trucks in a major operation over the weekend. The strikes, named Operation Tidal Wave II, were aimed at reducing the production and transportation of illegal oil used to fund ISIS terrorist activities. Illegal oil production accounts for 2/3 of the group’s revenue. The attacks destroyed 116 of the trucks near Abu Kamal, Syria, on Nov. 15th. Air crews dropped leaflets warning civilian drivers to flee, and made […]

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    The 6 deadliest, underfunded cancers

    With the signature pink ribbons and viral “Check Your Boobies” campaigns, Breast Cancer Awareness Month does its job really well every October. Most people are pretty, well, aware of this disease. With increased awareness has come increased funding. Less welcomed, though, is the increased risk for false-positives and over diagnosis. Upon recent analysis of these facts, the American Cancer Society made big news when they loosened their guidelines for breast cancer screening. The high level of awareness, coupled with a […]

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    Mug shots from Hampton Roads arrests

    Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted. Mug Shots Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part  15 | Part 16 | Part 17  | Part 18 | Part 19

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    Update: Springfield man bought pair of pair of million-dollar winning tickets in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Bernard Bennick wasn’t sure if he’d bought a ticket for the Virginia Lottery’s November 18th Bank a Million drawing. So just to be certain, he went out and bought one. It turns out he had already bought one, so now he had two tickets with the same set of numbers – and they both ended up matching all six numbers drawn to win the game’s top prize. Since the top prize in Bank a Million is $1 […]


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