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DePaul beats Norfolk State at Paradise Jam 82-78

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Tommy Hamilton scored 20 points and blocked Norfolk State’s final shot to help DePaul take an 82-78 victory on Monday in the seventh-place game at the Paradise Jam. Zaynah Robinson scored to get the Spartans within 79-78 with 19 seconds to go. Aaron Simpson made a free throw for DePaul … Continue reading

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Virginian-Pilot wins lawsuit to get police information

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginian-Pilot has won a lawsuit to get some employment records about law enforcement officers across the state. The newspaper (http://bit.ly/1l70yCS) reports that Norfolk Circuit Judge Joseph Migliozzi ruled Wednesday that records of 125,000 current and former police officers, sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel from some 500 agencies are … Continue reading

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Police to distribute bracelets to people doing good things

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Officers at the Norfolk Police Department are being encouraged to distribute green plastic bracelets to reward people for doing good things. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1QEGXHn ) officers will give bracelets and ask recipients to pass them along to someone else they see showing acts of kindness. Police are working with Professor … Continue reading

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Woman sentenced to prison for stealing from Norfolk firm

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former bookkeeper has been sentenced to 2½ years for embezzling almost $470,000 from her Norfolk employer. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1NzOpSo ) that court documents say 37-year-old Katherine Albert-McNaughton also stole $520 that her co-workers tried to donate to children’s charities. U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen said that “takes it … Continue reading

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Norfolk Southern tops Street 3Q forecasts

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $452 million. On a per-share basis, the Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $1.49. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $1.57 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed … Continue reading