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2010-03-02 11:17:00

Newport News-AREVA Joint Venture Lauded PITTSBURGH, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent letter by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard to the U.S.

2009-11-20 07:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the innovative partnership that provides a cost-free solution for fishermen to dispose of old fishing gear and turns it into renewable energy has expanded to Virginia.

2009-07-01 06:45:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement accounts are still down 40% from their 2007 peak. Consultant Lee Smith is providing the free mutual fund service that reduces losses during stock market collapses.

2008-08-01 09:00:00

By Mark St. John Erickson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Aug. 1--Local veterans and aviation aficionados will get a rare if pricey chance to take flight in a piece of living history next week when a restored example of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber comes to Hampton Roads.

2008-07-28 09:01:32

By Nicolas Zimmerman, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 28--JAMES CITY -- When someone switches on a light in Banco, Mali, it's most likely connected to a photovoltaic solar power system in the village. But its original source can be traced to an unassuming house in James City County.

2008-07-28 09:00:00

By Sam McDonald, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 28--Jocelyn Oldham has the kind of singing voice that stops people in their tracks. Clear and strong, never abrasive, her singing sparkles in a variety of pop and rock styles.

2008-07-26 18:00:17

By Shawn Burnette, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 26--Judy McClary, leader and founder of the Tidewater Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness Support Group in Chesapeake, holds monthly meetings at her house for those suffering from chronic pain or chronic illnesses.

2008-07-23 18:00:53

By Mark St. John Erickson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 23--YORKTOWN -- -- A rare, sometimes searing, yet also often humorous exhibit of work by a self-taught Australian artist opens Saturday and runs through Aug. 9 at Nancy Thomas Gallery.

2008-07-22 09:00:47

By Sam McDonald, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 22--Live music lovers are learning to expect the unexpected from Norfolk's Attucks Theatre.

2008-07-21 18:00:32

By Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 21--TV Make sure you watch, or at least record, these TV shows.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.