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From the Virginian-Pilot / HamptonRoads.com

07/24/2014 11:52 AM

MIAMI Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180.

07/24/2014 11:48 AM

If it seems like tornadoes are becoming more common in our region, they’re not. We’re just better these days at spotting them, and more people are living in their paths.

07/24/2014 11:38 AM

Two people died and at least 30 were injured in a fast-moving storm that blew across the Eastern Shore this morning, toppling trees, injuring campers and blowing over RVs with gusty winds, heavy rains and hail.

07/24/2014 11:23 AM

WASHINGTON A House Republican who chairs a subcommittee overseeing the District of Columbia is suggesting giving most of the District back to Maryland and "possibly" getting rid of the local government. Rep. John Mica of Florida made the comments to WTTG-TV after Wednesday's ceremonial groundbreaking with Donald Trump for a luxury hotel downtown.

07/24/2014 11:21 AM

U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell thinks he’s found a novel way to pay for a $20 million effort to encourage more school-age girls to focus on math and science. He wants to take the money from a federal program set up in the 1990s to help post-Soviet Russia keep control of its nuclear weapons.

07/24/2014 11:15 AM

It’s something we instinctively know, but now there’s scientific proof: Norfolk is flooding more than it used to. It’s the same for cities all over the East Coast as sea levels rise, according to a study by two Old Dominion University professors.

07/24/2014 10:57 AM

CHESAPEAKE The same person was behind five different TitleMax robberies earlier this year in Chesapeake and Hampton, according to police in the two cities. Christopher Allen Williams, 28, of Suffolk, was arrested this week in connection with the robberies.

07/24/2014 10:34 AM


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