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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 9, 2014.
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Navy recovers remains of missing helicopter pilot off Virginia Beach

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy said Tuesday it recovered the remains of the missing pilot of a military helicopter that crashed Jan. 8 off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va.

U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott breaks jaw

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott, of Virginia broke his jaw while playing tennis, officials said.

Bomb threat snarls traffic in Norfolk, Va.

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A telephoned bomb threat caused massive traffic jams Wednesday in the Norfolk, Va., area as state police inspected trucks entering tunnels.

7 hurt in Navy small boat training mishap off Virginia

NORFOLK, Va., July 22 (UPI) -- A U.S. Navy training mishap off the coast of Virginia Monday left four sailors and three civilian instructors injured, a Navy spokeswoman said.

Virginia high school student charged with making bomb threat

SUFFOLK, Va., May 15 (UPI) -- A student was arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb his high school in Suffolk, Va., police said Wednesday.

Driver rescued from dangling truck in Va.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 8 (UPI) -- A tractor-trailer rig driver was rescued from her truck cab Monday as it dangled from a bridge near the Hampton Roads, Va., harbor, state police said.

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66 arsons since Nov. in Accomack County

WHITE STONE, Va., March 14 (UPI) -- A fire this week at a rundown motel in eastern Virginia was the 66th case of arson in Accomack County since November, authorities said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 9, 2013.
By United Press International
Romney: Obama has not helped women

Romney: Obama has not helped women

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, campaigning Wednesday in Virginia, said President Obama has "failed America's women" and has no second-term agenda.

City to remove eagles' nests near airport

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The mayor of Norfolk, Va., says eagles' nests near Norfolk International Airport are a threat to aviation and must be removed, despite pleas to preserve them.

Americans clean up their country

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Thousands of Americans went outside Saturday and picked up some of the trash littering the countryside, Great American Cleanup organizers said.
U.S. Navy jet crashes in Virginia Beach

U.S. Navy jet crashes in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy officials said mechanical failure caused an F-18 fighter jet to crash into a Virginia Beach, Va., apartment complex Friday shortly after takeoff.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 9, 2012.
By United Press International

Virginia base to lose ships in Navy move

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- An aircraft carrier will remain, but three amphibious ships based in Hampton Roads, Va., will be moving to Florida, the U.S. Navy announced.

Virginia swamp fire still burning

HAMPTON ROADS, Va., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A stubborn wildfire in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia is still burning after more than two months, officials said.

Bin Laden killing windfall for pawnshop

NORFOLK, Va., May 8 (UPI) -- The owner of a Virginia pawnshop says he was busy after word came last week that Osama bin Laden was dead, as gold prices briefly spiked and customers lined up.
Obama's schedule for Tuesday, April 26

Obama's schedule for Tuesday, April 26

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama meets with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan Tuesday at the White House, the daily schedule indicates.

U.S. Navy boss: Carrier will move to Fla.

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy still plans to move a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to Florida from Norfolk, Va., U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said.

Navy to cut two security squadrons

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- To cut costs, the U.S. Navy will disband two of its 13 security squadrons, one on each coast, officials said.

Cop charged with being robber

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A Virginia sheriff's sergeant accused of robbing the same bank three times in just over six months has been dismissed, officials say.

Alleged leader of Va. drug ring indicted

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Federal agents said a man indicted by a U.S. grand jury is the suspected leader of a major drug ring in Virginia's Hampton Roads region.

Scientists curious about beached whale

HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A Virginia Aquarium spokeswoman said scientists are set to investigate how a beaked whale became beached in Hampton, Va.

Military fighting troop smoking

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 29 (UPI) -- Military sites in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia are embracing cessation efforts intended to curb troops' smoking habits, an official says.
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