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Former Virginia Beach broker sentenced for wire fraud

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Beach broker has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for taking clients’ money. Jeffrey Scott Davis had pleaded guilty in November 2014 to wire fraud. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1x3Janu ) reports that he was sentenced on Wednesday. Davis also has agreed to make restitution to Ameriprise … Continue reading

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Hampton Upsets Norfolk State 75-64 in MEAC semifinals

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Quinton Chievous had a season-high 23 points with 16 rebounds and Hampton upset No. 2 seed Norfolk State 75-64 on Friday night to advance to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship. Saturday’s MEAC final will match sixth-seeded Hampton (15-17) with No. 5 seed Delaware State (18-16). The Hornets upset top-seeded North Carolina Central 63-57 … Continue reading

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‘Snow Buddy’ program seeking volunteer snow shoveler’s

  VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — a program that helps residents of three Hampton Roads cities shovel out if they can’t is looking for volunteers. The Virginia Beach humanitarian organization Operation Blessing operates the “Snow Buddy” program in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and Norfolk. Since a storm left parts of Virginia under nearly a foot of snow this … Continue reading

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Out-of-state E-ZPass holders wrongly charged for Va. tunnels

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some out-of-state motorists were charged additional fees for traveling through tunnels between Norfolk and Portsmouth because the transponders on their E-ZPass accounts were not read correctly, according to Elizabeth River Crossings. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1B1XYUG ) the company in charge of the electronic tolling system at the tunnels says it … Continue reading