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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Economists predict increased defense spending because of the conflict in Ukraine, which could have major impacts for Hampton Roads' defense industry.

The program’s organizers in the Virginia Economic Development Partnership say they’re not aware of any other states that offer something like their Global Defense Program.

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Virginia Beach is looking to Newtown, El Paso and other cities to honor victims of mass shooting.

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A recent report flagged language access issues at agencies like the Department of Motor Vehicles, though it noted improvements at that particular agency had been made in recent years. (Courtesy Virginia DMV)

Multiple state reports have flagged problems with Virginia’s language accessibility. The issue reached new heights during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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On social media School Board Member Victoria Manning said the cost of teaching English as a Second Language to South American students was “unsustainable.”

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Ukrainian Americans and supporters rally on Feb. 25 in Norfolk against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Ryan Murphy)

WHRO spoke with Steve Hanson, the College of William and Mary’s Vice Provost of Academic and International Affairs and an expert in Russian history and politics, about what's happening in Ukraine, how it got here and what happens next.

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Virginia Beach denied a permit for Checkered Flag to expand its dealership onto a forested area in the neighborhood that was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness and Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation will build a complex to provide housing and services to residents.

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