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Citing possible impact of coronavirus on finances, Virginia Beach delays purchase of police helicopter

© Hyunsoo Leo Kim | The Virginian-Pilot file photo/The Virginian-Pilot/TNS Virginia Beach Police Aviation Unit pilots, from left, MPOs Brad Canning, Reed Ray, and Henry Alvarez discuss their rescue training exercise with Bell 407 helicopter, before it begins at the heliport in Virginia Beach, Va. A state-of-the-art police helicopter approved by the Virginia Beach City […]

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Gov. Northam issues ‘stay-at-home’ order as COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000 in Virginia

Slideshow by photo services Governor Ralph Northam implored Virginians to stay at home Monday as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the commonwealth. The official “stay-at-home” order comes as the Virginia Department of Health reports 1,020 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths and 136 hospitalizations throughout the state. It will begin immediately and last until June […]

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Virginia Beach Public Schools shares coronavirus action plan

Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT What it’s like to be a truck driver in the US during the COVID-19 crisis Truck driver Brittney Richardson said “because of the virus, I am working a lot longer days” and “the most important freight I’ve delivered lately has been water, toilet paper… canned goods.” ABC News […]

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Virginia Beach restaurant gets creative with to-go parking lot seating

Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT How to decide if you’ll be traveling this summer A lot of people are re-evaluating their summer travel plans. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story. Veuer Living alone on a paradise island In 1989, Mauro Morandi’s boat docked on Budelli Island in Italy. Discovering that the island’s caretaker […]

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Trump Sees Off Naval Hospital Ship in Virginia, Going Against Travel Warnings

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Saturday night that he would not impose a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but would instead issue a “strong” travel advisory for the region to be enacted by the governors of the three states. Mr. Trump made the announcement on […]

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Virginia Coronavirus Cases Up To 739, Feds Fund National Guard

© Shutterstock The Virginia National Guard has been moving supplies and working other emergency logistics as part of the state’s coronavirus response. VIRGINIA — Virginia is up to 739 cases of the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, and 17 deaths, the Virginia Department of Health reported Saturday morning. The latest count comes as officials estimated Virginia’s […]

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‘We were disappointed but we did understand why’ | Virginia Beach Playgrounds closed

© Provided by WVEC-TV Norfolk Kaitlin Groshek is a mother of four and Friday was a special day for her son.   “It’s my son’s birthday today,” she said. “He turns 5 today so we were hoping to get outside and enjoy the nice weather and burn off some energy.” When they arrived at Mount […]

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Virginia Beach ABC store closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

© Provided by Richmond-Petersburg WWBT A Virginia ABC store has closed after the roommate of an employee tested positive for COVID-19. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WWBT) – A Virginia Beach ABC Store has been closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. APPLE INC. -10.70 -4.14% CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC. +4.19 +2.98% TESLA, INC. -13.80 -2.61% AMAZON.COM, […]

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Churches, nonprofits donate medical supplies in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Some churches and nonprofits in Virginia are donating their supplies to hospitals and emergency medical services to help battle the coronavirus. The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that the supplies had been intended to provide relief in other countries but are now being donated locally. For instance, Rock Church in Virginia Beach […]

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