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Photo by Katherine Hafner. Signage at the site of the former Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled in Hampton in November.

Council members voted 6-1 to rezone land once home to the historic Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled.

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Despite their long presence in the area, few people in New Road owned their homes. Ruth and Ava Wise set out to change that in the 1990s, starting with a push for modern infrastructure. 

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Jen Kiggans will take a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after unseating Elaine Luria, a Democrat.

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The Cheroenhaka Nottoway hosted their 30th annual Corn Harvest powwow on Nov. 5 and 6. Here are images from the event.

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The Southeastern Public Service Authority, or SPSA, which manages the region’s waste, proposed a new program that would allow residents to safely get rid of e-waste.

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A group of concerned citizens in the majority-Black neighborhood oppose rezoning the land formerly home to the Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled. City officials say the project would bring investment to the area and support local port activity.

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Stares, poll taxes and struggles - A former president of the Norfolk chapter of the NAACP on registering to vote before Civil Rights reforms.

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