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Construction begins on aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy

Construction is beginning at Newport News Shipbuilding on the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second Ford-class carrier. (Photos by Jonathon Gruenke/Daily Press) For more photos, … 28 more words

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Newport News community gathers for Feeding 5,000 Harvest

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – The holidays started early Saturday in Newport News when it hosted the Feeding 5,000 Harvest and Community Celebration.

City leaders joined the southeastern community for a day of fellowship, music and good food. 64 more words

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Man with BB gun causes school lockdown

NEWPORT NEWS (WAVY) — A report of a man carrying a rifle near Crittenden Middle School caused a brief lockdown around dismissal time Friday.

Newport News City Schools spokeswoman Michelle Price told WAVY.com the lockdown lasted about 10 minutes, just before 3 p.m. 74 more words

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Robbery suspect hands note to clerk demanding money

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are looking for a man they say handed a clerk a note indicating he had a handgun and demanding cash from a Cash Advance in Newport News. 80 more words

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Keel laying set in Newport News for new Navy submarine

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The keel of the nation’s 14th Virginia-class attack submarine named for Washington state is being laid at Newport News Shipbuilding. 102 more words

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Police seek identities of home burglary suspects

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are trying to identify two men suspected in a home burglary case from April.

According to Newport News police, the crime happened on April 29, between 10 a.m. 83 more words

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