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2015 federal budget very friendly for Hampton Roads

1:17 pm - The spending plan passed in Washington last week in an 11th-hour agreement feeds hundreds of millions of dollars into the region over the next nine months.  Full story

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard hiring for 1,500 jobs in coming year

The available jobs are primarily in the skilled trades - welders, electricians and ship fitters, among others. About 300 of the new hires will be apprentices. Full story

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Norfolk companies accused of bilking service members

The government accuses Freedom Stores of debiting consumer accounts without authorization and pressuring service members by contacting commanding officers. Full story

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Norfolk Navy sons get surprise early Christmas gift: Daddy

Two of the boys were reunited with their father at Larrymore Elementary. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kevin Newton, deployed to Japan, had been home only twice since February 2012. Full story

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