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VDOT Makes Changes to Meet E-ZPass Demand

Virginia transportation officials have made some changes to meet the demand for E-ZPass transponders in Hampton Roads.


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Soldier From Norfolk Dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense says a soldier from Norfolk has died in Kuwait.


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School Boards to Challenge Va. School Takeover Law

The Norfolk School Board has voted to join the Virginia School Boards Association in a lawsuit challenging a new law allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools.


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Va. 911 Dispatcher Who Made Facebook Comment Fired

The city of Norfolk has fired a 911 dispatcher who posted a comment on Facebook about a man killed by police.


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McDonnell: All Gifts From Jonnie Williams Returned

All of the thousands of dollars in tangible gifts — including a $6,500 Rolex watch — showered on Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family over the past few years have been returned to a major political donor and business executive, the governor said in an Associated Press interview.


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Jury Recommends Life Sentences for Somali Pirates

A jury has recommended that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison in the slayings of four Americans killed aboard their yacht off the coast of Africa.


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Beach Bacteria Prompts Advisories in Norfolk, Va.

Swimming advisories are in effect at four Ocean View beaches in Norfolk because of high bacteria levels.


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Navy Holds Hearing on Deaths of Divers in Md.

The Navy identified the two sailors on Wednesday who could face formal criminal charges in the drowning deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.


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Man Arrested for Crashing Stolen Ambulance in Va.

Norfolk police say no one was injured when a man took an ambulance and crashed it into several other vehicles.


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D.C. and Baltimore Among ‘Drunkest Cities’ in U.S.

The District and Baltimore both made it onto a 2012 list of the ’25 drunkest cities’ in the nation.