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Ocean Breeze Waterpark Is An Underrated Attraction In Virginia That Promises The Most Fun You’ve Had In Ages Looking for a healthy dose of good old-fashioned summertime fun? Head to Ocean Breeze Waterpark and Resort In Virginia Beach.

Virginia Tech football: 7 days til kickoff as we look back Michael Vick Today is August 24, 2019, which means we are officially only seven days away from the Virginia Tech Hokies opening the college football season at Boston College. One week, folks. Yesterday, we profiled former Hokie safety Vincent Fuller for No. Today, we look back at the incomparable Michael Vick.

Cooler temperatures tonight; another fall like day for your Sunday Temperatures were well below average Saturday. Some areas didn't even get out of the 60s across the viewing area. High temperatures hovered around the mid to upper 60s, some lower 70s across the western slopes. We have what is called a "wedge" over our region right now.

Site of fatal I-66 crash is 2nd-most incident prone section of the highway The stretch of Interstate 66 in Virginia where a crash claimed the life of one person and sent several others to the hospital on Saturday is the second-most crash prone stretch of the highway, according to the WTOP Traffic Center incident database.

Little League Baseball adding 4 team to annual World Series The Loudoun South Little League team gave its fans plenty to cheer about when it made it to this year's Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Soon, more towns around the world will have the chance to cheer on their kids. Little League Baseball said it plans to provide the opportunity to more boys and girls starting in 2021.

Bolstering the Bay: Va., Md. release more plans to protect the Chesapeake Bay Both sets of strategies, which were released on released Friday, include both states' goals to achieve these reductions by the year 2025. The documents also take into consideration the effects of climate change and address plans to offset those effects that will be sustainable beyond that year.

2019 Virginia Football Opponent Preview: Miami Hurricanes The U battled thereafter, though, taking care of three non-Power 5 schools in Savannah State, Toledo, and Florida International, before blowing out lowly North Carolina and coming-from-behind versus rival Florida State in a one-point victory.

Hours after fatal multi-vehicle crash, only 1 left shoulder gets by on WB I-66 One person has died and six other people are injured after a crash involving multiple vehicles brought westbound traffic to a halt on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County, Virginia, Saturday morning. The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. just before Exit 53, between Va.

Joe Harris makes Team USA World Cup Roster! And now he's going global as former Virginia Cavaliers' star Joe Harris has made the 12-man USA Men's World Cup Team roster, which was released on Saturday!

Police ID man found dead near wrecked motorcycle in Fairfax County Fairfax County police have identified a man whose body was found near a motorcycle Friday afternoon. A groundskeeper found the motorcycle wreckage and the body nearby, around 2 p.m., near the 4900 block of Alliance Drive. Police identified the victim as 39-year-old Simon Chang, of Ashburn, Virginia.

Loudoun South merch flew off shelves at Little League World Series There were a lot of yellow Southeast Regional jerseys and hats worn by fans in the stands of Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, during the Little League World Series. But the Virginia team's merch was hard to come by inside souvenir stands.

The Italian Store In Virginia Has Hundreds Of Imported Foods And Goods For You To Love If you're craving authentic Italian goods, there's an iconic market in Northern Virginia that promises to deliver on wine, food, and more.

'We're selling history:' disincorporation of Matoaka continues The disincorporation of Matoaka continues. The slam of a gavel on Saturday won't signal the end of a town hall meeting, but will instead signal the end of an auction, and with it, more than a century of history.

Virginia Tech football: 8 days til kickoff with a look back at Vincent Fuller Today is August 23, 2019, which means we are just eight short days away from the Virginia Tech Hokies opening the college football season at Boston College. Yesterday, we profiled No. 9, Vince Hall, a four-year starter at mike linebacker for the Hokies and one of the best of the Beamer / Foster-era.

Virginia Tech football 2019 roster preview: Wide receivers & tight ends If there is one position on the 2019 Virginia Tech football team that is deep, talented and without worry its wide receiver. While much has been made about the attrition since January, well, the depth and talent has played a major factor in those departures.

Virginia man gets 3 years for attacking fiancée during sex Twenty-six-year-old Clayburn Graves III of Waynesboro was sentenced Wednesday after pleaded guilty to strangulation and malicious wounding stemming from the March attack. Waynesboro Commonwealth's Attorney David Ledbetter told The News Virginian Graves was drunk when he prodded his reluctant fiancée to have sex with him and another man.

Southern Regional Office of Catholic Charities WV Princeton offering pantry items The Southern Regional Office of Catholic Charities West Virginia Princeton location has opened a personal care pantry to serve those in need. Those who qualify can pick up personal hygiene items including laundry detergent, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toilet paper, deodorant, soap, shampoo, shaving cream, razors, mouthwash, and dryer sheets.

Child Protect of Mercer County host open house for community Child Protect of Mercer County hosted an open house Friday. The Child Advocacy Center which serves children and in some cases adults that are victims of abuse allowed the community to take tours of the center, enjoy activities including a bounce house for kids, food, and more.

ARLnow Weekend Discussion It's a wet and downright cool start to what should otherwise be a very comfortable weekend, weather-wise. The past week was another that started slow, but ended up being more eventful that one might have expected for the end of August. Here are the most-read articles on ARLnow this week:.

7 beer and wine festivals to close out summer in NoVA 7 beer and wine festivals to close out summer in NoVA. From complimentary tastings to live music, here's where to get your final dose of adult summer fun in Northern Virginia. Home and Design - August 23, 2019. How to get your home ready for entertaining this fall.

How to get your home ready for entertaining this fall When the weather changes, it's important to feel comfortable in your space-much like feeling comfortable in the clothes on your back-and decorating for the colder months is an important aspect of that overall aura of your home.

Senators: Escalating Trade War With China Could Hurt Va. Economy Amid trade-related tweets from President Donald Trump that roiled the stock market, Virginia's U.S. senators are speaking out against escalations in the trade war with China. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, both Democrats, said in a joint statement that the Virginia and the U.S.

Top Stories This Week Before we head off into the weekend, let's take a look back at the biggest stories on Reston Now in recent days. If you have ideas on stories we should cover, email us at or submit an anonymous tip. Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans or anything else that's happening locally in the comments below.

6 fall festivals to put on your calendar 6 fall festivals to put on your calendar. The weather turns cool and it's time to switch from weekend beach trips to all things fall-apple picking, pumpkin decorating, hay riding and more. Culture Features - August 23, 2019. Local author S.C.

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