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Yesterday, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that Costa Rica must recognize marriage equality and rights for same-sex couples. The court's decision is binding in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries, representing a huge step forward for...
Hampton Roads residents woke up to several inches of snow and blizzard wind conditions this morning.  Schools, universities and most offices are closed and people are encouraged to stay off the roads unless it is an emergency. Among today's cancellations...
Norfolk news anchor Blaine Stewart of WKTR added his well-known brand of humor at a time when Hampton Roads needed a smile.  Yesterday, while many of us were hunkering down for the first snowstorm of the season, Stewart tweeted...
New Year's eve is upon us and many are eager to watch 2017 move into history's 'rear view mirror'.  For those that have not had their fill of the joy and mirth of the holidays, there are many opportunities...
Chesapeake author Gail Newman's novel, "Sunlight in the Shadows" has been nominated for two "Goldie" awards by the Golden Crown Literary Society(GCLS) in the 'Contemporary Romance' (short novel) and 'Debut Novel' categories. The GCLS is a national non-profit organization whose...
Hampton Roads Pride is partnering with Wells Fargo bank to offer a one-time business scholarship valued at $2,500 for an eligible business major attending an accredited Virginia college or university. The Hampton Roads Pride Business Scholarship is one of two scholarships funded...
Navy veteran, technology consultant, former interim member of Norfolk City Council, and area LGBTQ activist Nicole Carry formally launched her bid to become a member of the Norfolk School Board on December 18 at a fundraising event at the home...
It has been almost 25 years since comedic author David Sedaris brought his witty recollection of working as an elf at Macy's in Manhattan to audiences of National Public Radio (NPR).  Since then, reading/listening to the Santaland Diaries has become...
If you have not done so, the deadline to sign up for a 2018 health care plan is Friday, December 15.  This year's open enrollment period was shortened by the Trump Administration and unless you have a qualifying life...
According to the Associated Press, the Pentagon will start allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, 2018, bucking policy set forth by the Trump Administration.  Enlistment will start in the new year and proceed while...