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Photo by Katherine Hafner. A fence at the intersection of Elm Avenue and Victory Boulevard in Portsmouth marks one boundary of the 33-acre Peck Iron and Metal Superfund site.

Residents of neighborhoods along Paradise Creek near the former Peck Iron and Metal say they worry about long-term health impacts from lingering chemicals.

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Suffolk City Hall as seen May, 2022. (Photo by Katherine Hafner)

Suffolk's mayor points to demographic shifts in the fast-growing city.

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“We’re entering the national stage on urban sea level rise,” said executive director Marjorie Mayfield Jackson. “It will be a game changer.”

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Sailors on the USS George Washington say a long maintenance process compounded with the pandemic and everyday military expectations could have contributed to the five suicides that happened on the ship in the last year.

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For more than two years, scientists with the sanitation district have collected samples from local treatment plants and sifted through them for traces of the coronavirus.

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"Gender Queer: A Memoir" by Maia Kobabe was one of six books reviewed by the school system earlier this year.

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Everything you need to know about recently passed city bugets in Hampton Roads.

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Since April, seven turtles have arrived at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, which runs a program to find and save the hooked creatures.

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