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From the Virginian-Pilot / HamptonRoads.com

10/22/2014 11:00 PM

Because of technical problems, a story on Tuesday's World Series game ("A Royal mess") was incomplete in some of Wednesday's Sports sections. For a full version of the story, go to PilotOnline.com or ePilot.

10/22/2014 10:19 PM

CHESAPEAKE Police are searching for two people after a shooting sent one person to the hospital. About 7:30 p.m. two males were in front of a home in the 3100 block of Welcome Road when two other people approached them, displayed a handgun and then got into a verbal altercation with them, a Chesapeake police news release said. During the altercation, shots were fired and one male was wounded.

10/22/2014 10:04 PM

WASHINGTON As the White House grappled with the unpredictable nature of Ebola on U.S. soil, one aspect of the government's response was relatively easy to forecast: Sooner or later President Barack Obama would turn to a fixer to help solve the problem.

10/22/2014 09:07 PM

Three people, a cat and a dog were hoisted from a sailboat on the Chesapeake Bay today near Cape Charles. The owner and operator of the 30-foot sailboat Mary K put out a distress call about 2 p.m. that three people aboard were seasick and that the sailboat was dragging anchor in 4-foot seas and 25-knot winds, according to a Coast Guard news release.

10/22/2014 08:31 PM

WASHINGTON Republicans are poised to gain next month from new election laws in almost half the 50 states, where the additional requirements defy a half-century trend of easing access to the polls.

10/22/2014 08:07 PM

It should be mostly sunny today with highs of about 65 degrees. Expect winds of 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight it should be partly cloudy with temperatures in the low 50s. Friday, Saturday and Sunday should be sunny with highs in the upper 60s. Temperatures each night should be in the low 50s.

10/22/2014 07:55 PM

NORFOLK On Nov. 4, voters will decide whether the city's School Board members should be elected or continue to be appointed by the City Council.

10/22/2014 07:39 PM

CHESAPEAKE A single lane of the Centerville Turnpike Bridge will be closed Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Workers will be installing traffic signs, according to a news release from Chesapeake Public Works. Flaggers will be guiding traffic, in both directions, through the open lane on the bridge.

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