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Meet the candidates for West Point School Board

Six people are running for three spots on the West Point School Board.

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A former Virginian-Pilot reporter went to Germany to help Ukrainian refugees. In turn, he helped himself.

Former Virginian-Pilot reporter Harry Minium spent a month in Berlin, Germany, helping thousands of Ukrainian refugees who were pouring into the city. He volunteered as part of his faith as a Christian. But he was also there in hopes that helping others would help him dig out of depression. It did.

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Youngkin energy plan includes small nuclear reactor in Southwest Virginia

Southwest Virginia may be the site of a small modular nuclear reactor under Gov. Glenn Youngkin's new plan for energy's future in the commonwealth.

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MyPillow’s CEO rejected by Supreme Court on defamation suit

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a bid by MyPillow Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Lindell to derail a lawsuit accusing him of defaming a voting technology company with his claims that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.

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Supreme Court to weigh use of race in congressional redistricting

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in a congressional redistricting case from Alabama that could further weaken a federal law meant to prevent racial discrimination in elections.

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Support of public safety workers, return to recycling among top issues in Chesapeake City Council race

Thirteen candidates are competing on the November ballot for five at-large seats on the council.

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Spared the worst: Flooding didn’t set records, but did inundate typical trouble spots

A sudden shift in wind direction Monday spared coastal areas of Hampton Roads from being under as much as 3 feet of water. Tidal heights were about a foot less than initially projected peaks.

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Small firms feeling pinch from leery lenders get tips from panel

VIRGINIA BEACH Andrew Copeland knows how hard it is to obtain financial help for his small Web design company. Copeland, chief executive officer and designer of Web Design By Cope LLC in Virginia Beach, recently was denied a credit card. He’s not alone.

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Liberty Tax gets into the rent-to-own business, changes corporate name

The Virginia Beach-based tax franchisor announced a flurry of changes this week including its name, a new acquisition and an offer to buy back stock from its shareholders for $12 each.

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Hampton man charged in February bank robbery

NEWPORT NEWS A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with a robbery that occurred at Bayport Federal Credit Union in February.