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This rendering shows the planned commemoration of the end of Massive Resistance at its location in Norfolk’s Flatiron Park. (Courtesy of the City of Norfolk)

Norfolk was an epicenter of resistance to racial integration of schools after Brown v. Board of Education. Soon, that history will be publicly displayed.

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The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool, created by Old Dominion University, William & Mary and the University of Virginia, aims to provide expertise for communities with fewer resources to address flooding issues.

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Gina Slayton (left) delivers baby formula to a mother in Virginia Beach who’d been struggling to find it. (Photo by Ryan Murphy)

Baby formula has disappeared from store shelves and parents across Hampton Roads are growing desperate.

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Last year Virginia Beach, like localities across the country, got funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help communities hit hardest by the pandemic. City officials say they’re taking time to make lasting change.

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Building Resilient Solutions received a grant from Norfolk nonprofit RISE to study which building materials best withstand rising waters. They’re working out of a new lab in Suffolk and a home in Chesterfield Heights.

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