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Howard rallies to beat Norfolk State 33-28

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kalen Johnson threw two touchdown passes, Anthony Philyaw and Da’Vaun Johnson each ran for TDs and Howard scored 21 second-half points to rally past Norfolk State 33-28 on Saturday for its first win of the season. Johnson scored the go-ahead TD on a 1-yard run in the third quarter after Philyaw’s … Continue reading

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4 gang members charged in Hampton Roads murders, shootings

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Four Hampton Roads men have been charged with five murders and five additional shootings in a single month in 2015. Federal authorities have charged Antonio “Murdock” Simmons, Anthony “Bull” Foye, Nathaniel “Savage” Mitchell and Alvaughn “LB” Davis with racketeering, murder, attempted murder, distribution of narcotics and other charges. Authorities say the … Continue reading

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College football coach defends Black Lives Matter T-shirts

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A college football coach is defending players who wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts as they warmed up for a recent game. Old Dominion University Monarchs coach Bobby Wilder told the Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/2d4xf3o) Monday that he supports the players “100 percent in wanting to do that.” The Monarchs on Saturday hosted the … Continue reading

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Pence meeting with vets in Norfolk before Williamsburg rally

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump’s running mate is meeting with veterans aboard a historic battleship at a Norfolk museum before an evening rally in Colonial Williamsburg. Local media outlets report that Mike Pence will hold a roundtable discussion Tuesday afternoon with about 30 veterans aboard the USS Wisconsin, which is anchored in Norfolk. The … Continue reading