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Newport News’ Marshall-Ridley transformation plan again finalist for federal funding

Feb. 05–Newport News is one of four national finalists eligible to receive up to $30 million to redevelop and transform public housing communities. The city and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority are familiar with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhood program. Newport News was a finalist for funding in the […]

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Newport News elementary school student brings steak knife on school bus

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Riverside Elementary School student was recommended for expulsion after bringing a steak knife to school in his backpack Wednesday morning. According to Michelle Price of Newport News Public Schools, the student brought the knife on the school bus, then told other students about the knife. When the bus driver was […]

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Making Veterans Feel at Home

Editor’s note: This interview originally appeared in the January issue of MReport. Since 2011, Bruce M. Rose, Founder and CEO, The Carrington Companies has hosted the Annual Carrington Charitable Foundation Golf Classic in Newport Beach, California, benefiting our nation’s severely wounded heroes, which has raised nearly $2 million each year. He spoke to MReport about […]

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Newport News, VA Real Estate: Rentals

There are a few big perks of renting a home. For starters, you’ll save money on monthly utility bills which are generally lower. Plus, having a landlord look out for general maintenance issues can be a huge load off. Oh, and yard work? Zilch. Whether you need a pet-friendly space or prefer a pad with […]

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Ben Affleck selling Georgia estate

Ben Affleck selling

Ben Affleck is selling his private Georgia island estate. The 45-year-old actor currently owns a sprawling 87-acre Hampton Island Preserve compound, but it has now been revealed he has listed the expansive property with real estate agents Engel & Völkers for a whopping $8.9 million. According to the listing, the property sits alongside the North […]

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Twitter reacts to story on former Suns GM Bryan Colangelo’s possible burner accounts

Twitter reacts to story

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt takes an in-depth look at the controversial situation surrounding Philadelphia 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo. USA TODAY Sports (Photo: Rob Schumacher/azcentral sports) If you have anywhere between one to five Twitter accounts, you likely saw The Ringer’s story Tuesday night that speculated that Bryan Colangelo, the Philadelphia 76ers’ president of […]

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WATCH: 93-year-old woman faces fear of water by going down water slide

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” height=”250 ” class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-124″ /> TOLEDO, Ohio (WLS) — A 93-year-old woman who has always been afraid of water conquered her phobia in the coolest way possible. The nonagenarian decided to let her problems wash away as she took a leap of faith down a water slide at the Francis Family YMCA, which […]

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Corey Lewandowski goes back on campaign trail

Corey Lewandowski

The well-known political adviser who helped President Trump win the Republican nomination is back on the campaign trail, according to Fox News. Buzz60 Source Article

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Newport News hazmat crews respond after submerged boat leaks fuel, oil in water

Newport News hazmat

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A small fishing vessel owned by a local resident leaked approximately six to 10 gallons of diesel fuel into the water, according to fire officials. Officials say the boat sank overnight and crews came to the scene Sunday around 8:15 a.m. in the 400 block of Menchville Road. The Newport News […]

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4 percent raise likely for Newport News teachers after compromise

Newport News teachers

A compromise on the raise was reached during a meeting Tuesday between the city’s mayor and city manager and the school board president and acting superintendent, WAVY’s Brett Hall reports. RELATED: NN teachers accuse politicians of playing ‘blame game’ in push for raise The deal still needs to be approved by both the school board […]

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