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Virginia Beach often has blue skies, warm breezes and the smell of the sea. It is one of the most amazing cities with miles of beaches and a long list of hotels and restaurants along the oceanfront. The City of Virginia Beach is a popular tourist destination with more than a hundred parks, gardens, amphitheaters, various concerts, beach festivals and shopping destinations. Coupled with good food, this makes it a tourist's paradise. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has a huge 300,000 gallon aquarium containing sand tiger, nurse and brown sharks.  The tourism, military and agribusiness industries are the major contributors for Virginia Beach City's economy and attract investors and business corporations making it a business hub as well.

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Bayou Bengals are top Tigers: LSU beats Clemson to win college football’s national title

Jan 14, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow leads LSU to its first national title since 2007

Oscars 2020: Cynthia Erivo earns Virginia-filmed ‘Harriet’ 2 nominations

Jan 13, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

"Harriet," the biopic about abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, received two nominations: Best Actress for Tony Award-winner Cynthia Erivo, who played the hero, and Best Original Song for "Stand Up."

Redskins promote Kyle Smith to Vice President of Player Personnel

Jan 13, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

Smith has worked in player personnel with the Redskins for 10 seasons and spent three seasons as the team's director of college personnel

Driver becomes friends with cyclist he hit on highway, helps with his recovery

Jan 13, 2020 10:33 PM EDT

A cyclist who is still recovering from serious injuries months after being hit by a truck in Southern California is getting a lot of help from an unlikely new friend: The driver who struck him.

Shots fired call in Franklin leads to arrest of convicted felon with gun

Jan 13, 2020 09:03 PM EDT

Duwayne Faulk was arrested on January 12 without incident.

Hampton fire station temporarily closed due to asbestos in floor tiles

Jan 13, 2020 08:55 PM EDT

Fire officials are still waiting for an official timeline, but the city says remediation is expected to take at least a few days if not a week or so.

Gordmans now hiring at local stores ahead of March grand opening

Jan 13, 2020 08:40 PM EDT

Gordmans, the apparel and home décor retailer, is now hiring at 17 new store locations in Virginia, some of which will be in and around the Hampton Roads area.

Attempted robbery at Virginia Beach business puts nearby schools on brief lockdown

Jan 13, 2020 07:51 PM EDT

Hermitage and Thoroughgood Elementary Schools were put on an "eternal lockdown" for a short period of time while officers checked the area.

No weapon found after reported threat to Southampton Co. school

Jan 13, 2020 07:44 PM EDT

The student in question was identified by school staff and law enforcement.

Here’s how Chick-fil-A customers can get free nuggets this month

Jan 13, 2020 07:23 PM EDT

There’s nothing better than free Chick-fil-A.