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  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Va. man sentenced to 30 years in prison for drugs

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 31-year-old Portsmouth man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for distributing heroin and crack cocaine. Antwan Black was sentenced in federal court Tuesday. He was given an additional…

  • APM Terminals in Portsmouth being sold

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A port terminal in Portsmouth says it is being sold to a partnership. APM Terminals says terms of the sale to U.S. infrastructure investment firm Alinda Capital Partners LLC and England-based…

  • Portsmouth creates local black history museum

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Portsmouth has created a museum of local black history in a building that once was a Jim Crow era-library. Under a memorandum of agreement, the city will fund the Portsmouth Community…

  • Va. Sports Hall of Fame gets Parker’s jacket

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The gold sports jacket worn by Clarence “Ace” Parker during his induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been donated to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame &…

  • Va.-based Coast Guard cutter getting new command

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A change of command is scheduled for the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard cutter Legare. Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee will preside over the ceremony Thursday. Cmdr. Todd Vance will assume the duties…

  • Portsmouth police car hits and kills pedestrian

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Portsmouth police officer is on administrative leave after the patrol car he was driving hit and killed a pedestrian. Portsmouth police spokeswoman Misty Holley tells media outlets that the accident…

  • Portsmouth to spruce up historic cemeteries

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Portsmouth officials plan to spruce up the city’s historic cemeteries and create park-like settings to attract visitors. Crews are working to repair damaged gravesites, replace fencing and remove brush and debris.…

  • Coast Guard Atlantic Area gets new chief

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area has a new command master chief. Master Chief Petty Officer Charles “Rob” Bushey has taken over the position as the senior enlisted adviser to Coast Guard…

  • Veterans networking site focuses on jobs

    After spending time serving their country, many
    veterans face difficulty finding a job and
    adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
    social networking site aims to help connect
    veterans with peers and employers.