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Louis Wesley Bowen of Exmore

Louis Wesley Bowen, 78, a resident of Exmore, VA, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at his residence. A native of Willis Wharf, VA, he was the son of the late John Wesley Bowen and the late Sadie Phillips Bowen. He was a retired Staff Sargent with United States Army and a member of the Exmore Moose Lodge 683.
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Bobby Scott: Time to battle for child-care funds

As Congress gears up to battle over how much to spend on infrastructure, Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-Newport News, wants to be sure his Capitol Hill colleagues remember one part of the foundation that keeps an economy growing: Child care. “If we’re going to get all these jobs, people need the things that make it possible to work, and that’s child care,” he told staff at the Downtown ...
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Jump on Exmore’s rainy forecast today

(EXMORE, VA) Rain is set to put a damper on outdoor activities in Exmore Saturday, but it doesn’t have to stop you from getting things done. In fact, a grey, drippy day can be the perfect time for some activities — check out these ideas as well as your four-day forecast.
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Contaminated water, land erosion, climate refugees: Historic Triangle, Tidewater regions could feel the secondary effects of coastal sea level rises

As land erosion and sea level rise continue to take a toll on America’s first settlements, underwater archaeologists have worked diligently in the past two decades to preserve artifacts left at the bottom of the James River — and it isn’t getting any easier. With climate change at the forefront of discussions, climate scientists warned nearly a decade ago that Historic Jamestowne will be ...
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Virginia Beach fisherman likely caught world record red drum in the Chesapeake Bay

Jack Limroth almost decided to turn his boat back to shore on Day 2 of the Red Drum Rodeo, an annual charity fishing tournament. He and his friend, William Blomdahl, were in the lower Chesapeake Bay around 11 p.m. last Thursday, bouncing around in 3- to 4-foot seas, and faced with rain and a whipping southeast wind. But Limroth, 20, is not one to give up easily, and his resilience last week ...
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Jury convicts man in Newport News shooting — but acquits him of murder

Sean Clinton and his cousin had just ridden mopeds to meet two other men near a Southeast Newport News street corner nearly five years ago. But at some point during the Dec. 18, 2016 encounter, two men pulled out handguns and fired at them. Clinton was hit with two rounds. One struck his chest, and another tore through his bike helmet, killing the 33-year-old. Another round struck his cousin, ...