$625K settlement reached in lawsuit over jail inmate's death

The family of a Virginia inmate who died in 2016 has reached a $625,000 settlement in their lawsuit against the jail and its medical provider
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A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want beards'

Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards
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Anthem to offer health insurance in 42 more Virginia markets

A health insurance carrier is re-entering the markets of 42 Virginia localities next year
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Bill Ward, Chesapeake's first and only black mayor, has died

The first black mayor of Chesapeake, Virginia, has died at age 84
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Carolinas brace for extremely dangerous Hurricane Florence

Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome Category 3 hurricane on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a Category 4
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Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

Closed businesses, drowned livestock, washed-away cars: Hurricane's likely economic impact
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Club offers day of fishing for the blind, visually impaired

Virginia club offers day of fishing for people who are blind or visually impaired
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Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House

As provocative Virginia GOP Senate candidate runs alone, Democrats are eager to campaign with their standard bearer
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East Coast hurricane scenario showed potential for disaster

A recent Federal Emergency Management Agency simulation of a Category 4 hurricane strike on the U.S. East Coast resulted in catastrophic damage
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Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Florence has turned into a hurricane and is swirling toward the East Coast for what could be a direct hit toward the end of the week
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Florence expected to become hurricane, head to southeast US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland
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Florence expected to become hurricane, take aim at Southeast

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane toward the end of the week
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Florence now a major hurricane, aims for US Southeast

Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome category 3 hurricane on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a category 4
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Florence set to become major hurricane, aims at US Southeast

Tropical Storm Florence is expected become a "major hurricane" as it continues to approach the southeastern U.S. East Coast
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GOP rips Democratic redistricting plan, says it won't pass

Republicans who control the Virginia House of Delegates say a Democratic proposal to fix what a federal court found were unconstitutionally gerrymandered districts is a partisan power grab that has no chance of passage
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In simulation, Category 4 hurricane devastated East Coast

In recent government simulation, hurricane similar to Florence devastated vulnerable East Coast
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Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike US Southeast

Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike a direct and dangerous blow anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region later this week
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Locals recall the fun, frustration of old segregated beaches

Reginald Robinson went to a talk about Hampton's Buckroe Beach in 2013 and he left hot - it had nothing to do with the summer heat
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Millions prepare for potentially catastrophic Florence

Millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades
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Museum workers act fast to protect valuable collection

The Durand-Ruel sisters didn't dress for hurricane season. The eldest had on a wide-brimmed hat, the kind one would take to a high-society garden party.
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Navy ships may leave Hampton Roads as Florence approaches

The U.S. Navy is making preparations this weekend for all of its ships in the Hampton Roads area to leave port as Tropical Storm Florence approaches the East Coast
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Navy ships, aircraft returning to Hampton Roads

Dozens of U.S. Navy ships and more than 100 aircraft are returning to Hampton Roads after leaving earlier this week as Hurricane Florence approached the East Coast
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New digging method will expand Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

Some of the world's most sophisticated tunnel technology will be used to expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
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No. 2 Clemson avoids bad weather as storm batters coast

No. 2 Clemson, Georgia Southern gets sunny sky, plenty of tailgaters for only major conference football game being played in Carolinas and Virginia amid Florence
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Northam orders evacuation ahead of hurricane

Virginia's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast
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Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland
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Powerful hurricane could be headed to US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland
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Reporters at Tronc-owned papers in Virginia plan to unionize

Journalists at two daily newspapers in Virginia have voted to form a union
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Review: Officers falsified logs in at least 4 jail deaths

An investigator reviewing recent deaths in Virginia jails says he's found at least four incidents of officers falsifying logbooks by claiming to have made proper checks on inmates who died
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Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at US Southeast

A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence is chugging across the Atlantic toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week
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Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

Millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades
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The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings

The threat of punishing winds and potentially cataclysmic flooding from Hurricane Florence in portions of the Carolinas has motorists streaming inland
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The Latest: US Navy prepares ahead of powerful storm

The U.S. Navy is preparing its ships in the Hampton Roads area to leave port as Tropical Storm Florence approaches the East Coast
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The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings

The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast
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The Latest: Death toll from Florence rises to at least 7

Authorities in North Carolina are reporting two more weather-related deaths
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The Latest: Florence crossing South Carolina, still a threat

The core of Tropical Storm Florence now drifting west over South Carolina, threatening more flash floods and major river flooding
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The Latest: Florence expected to soon become hurricane again

Forecasters expect Tropical Storm Florence to become a hurricane again soon as it approaches the East Coast
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The Latest: Florence growing as it gets closer to landfall

Hurricane Florence continues to grow in size and magnitude as it barrels toward the U.S. East Coast
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The Latest: Florence prompts state of emergency in Virginia

Virginia's governor has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the potential impact of Tropical Storm Florence
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The Latest: Florence to become 'major hurricane' by Monday

Forecasters expect Tropical Storm Florence to become a "major hurricane" Monday as it continues to approach the southeastern U.S. East Coast
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The Latest: Florence to hit land as extremely powerful storm

Forecasters say Florence will arrive on land as an extremely dangerous major hurricane by the end of the week
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The Latest: Florence weakened but still dangerous

Though weakened, Florence remains a very large, slow and dangerous storm as it swirls over the Carolinas
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The Latest: IRS gives tax penalty relief to Florence victims

The Internal Revenue Service says victims of Hurricane Florence will get a grace period before having to file some tax returns and payments
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The Latest: N Carolina's coastal residents urged to evacuate

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is urging residents to evacuate the state's coastal areas as Hurricane Florence moves closer to landfall
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The Latest: Some residents ignore evacuation order

Some residents in the Outer Banks have decided to ignore a mandatory evacuation order
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The Latest: Trump approves N. Carolina's state of emergency

President Donald Trump has approved North Carolina's Emergency Declaration
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The Latest: Virginia bracing for remnants of Florence

Virginia's governor warns residents in the southwest part of the state to prepare for flooding and possible landslides early next week
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The Latest: Wild horses on Outer Banks weather Florence

A herd of wild horses that roams a northern portion of North Carolina's Outer Banks has survived Florence unscathed
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Virginia Beach police to start using body-worn cameras

Police in a Virginia city are set to get body-worn cameras over the next two years
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Virginia House Democrats propose redistricting plan

Virginia House Democrats have unveiled their redistricting proposal to fix the state's electoral map after a court ruled that 11 legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered
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