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Report: Chesapeake Bay crab population remains healthy

Jul. 2, 2020 9:18 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A new report says that blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay are not being over harvested. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that the bay's blue crab population isn’t depleted and that there’s no need for any big changes in how many crabs watermen can...

Schools still need to hire dozens of teachers amid pandemic

Jun. 7, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Newport News Public Schools’ human resources team planned to go about 20 career fairs across the country this spring, from North Carolina to Pennsylvania, to recruit teachers for the this fall. Those trips never happened. “They were all scheduled, some of them even...