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Heads of state: A walk among giant presidential busts

If you've always wanted to get close to a head of state, then make your way to this swampy field just outside Historic Williamsburg, Virginia, where gigantic and decaying busts – some 20 feet tall, weighing several tons each – portray every U.S. president from George Washington to George W. Bush.
WILLIAMSBURG, VA
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Crash leaves more than 1,200 homes without power in Newport News

A car crashed into a utility pole with a power line early Sunday morning leaving homes in the area without electricity for several hours in Newport News. The car hit the pole around 3:40 a.m. on Jefferson Avenue, just north of Mercury Boulevard, leaving more than 1,225 homes without power, according to the Dominion Energy outage map. The driver was not hurt, but a passenger in the car had ...
NEWPORT NEWS, VA
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Crews investigating late night house fire in Burgess area

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue crews are investigating what started a fire at a home in the Burgess area. HCFR was called around 11 p.m. Saturday to a home on Forbes Drive, which is close to St. James High School. Firefighters were able to extinguish...
HORRY COUNTY, SC
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Isle of Wight family faces a triple tragedy

ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) — Framed photos on display in Charlitta Knightnor’s home capture happy times for Charlitta, her mother Theresa Knightnor of Hampton, Charlitta’s husband 54-year-old Maurice Doctor, and their three children who are now 14, 10, and 8 years old. “I miss him every day and I wish I could turn back […]
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Hampton shooting: One hurt; police know who's involved

HAMPTON, Va. — The Hampton Police Division is looking for help identifying a suspect in a shooting that happened Sunday around 3 a.m., the division said. The shooting happened in the first block of Mimosa Crescent. After Hampton emergency dispatchers received a call, police arrived and found a 28-year-old woman who had been shot.
HAMPTON, VA
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Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States and what could be more American than sitting on the beach, reading about heavy industry and the construction of US Navy aircraft carriers?. Michael Fabey’s new book – Heavy Metal: The Hard Days and Nights of the...
NEWPORT NEWS, VA
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Cool things happening on the Shore this weekend

The 68th annual Wachapreague Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival wraps up it’s run Saturday night. One last chance for oyster, clam fritter, soft crab, crab cake, or hamburger sandwiches. Rides and Bingo are also featured along with live music, and a raffle of a golf cart from Shore Custom Carts.
WACHAPREAGUE, VA
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