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  • An independent city of southeast Virginia south of Norfolk. Originally the southern portion of Norfolk County, its vast area includes residential communities, farmland, and a section of the Dismal Swamp.

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  • noun historical Any member of a Native American tribe that once inhabited the area now known as South Hampton Roads in Virginia, United States.

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  • _Constellation_, 38, was lying in the Chesapeake river, unable to receive a crew for several months to come; the _Chesapeake_, 38, was lying in a similar condition in Boston harbor; the _Adams_,

    The Naval War of 1812 Or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain to Which Is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans

  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE -- A Chesapeake man has been bitten by his monkey for the second time in two weeks.

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  • CHESAPEAKE -- The City of Chesapeake is installing red light cameras at Battlefield Blvd,

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  • CHESAPEAKE A motorist was injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that severed a utility pole in the Chesapeake.

    The Shad Plank

  • CHESAPEAKE -- Two men with guns robbed a Chesapeake food mart.

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