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  • n. A city in Virginia state, eastern United States.

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  • n. the largest city in Virginia; long overshadowed by Norfolk but growing rapidly since 1970; with 28 miles of public beaches tourism is a major factor in the economy; site of three United States Navy bases


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  • Those who call Virginia Beach home went to work Monday with hearts heavy, feeling the firsthand pain of loss in Afghanistan of 22 members of SEAL Team Six, the elite special forces unit based in the seaside vacation venue. Front Page

  • "We have no restrictions on where residents or their family members can dine," said Daniel Nimon, vice president at Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay, in nearby Virginia Beach, which is also near capacity.

    NYT > Home Page

  • That base is strong in Virginia Beach, which is home to Regent University.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Payments toward the retirement system are also on the rise for larger localities such as Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • Add to that the tourist draw of places such as Virginia Beach and Williamsburg - which brings offenders to town for brief stays - and it becomes clear that there are sex offenders who are unaccounted for in our midst.

    The Shad Plank

  • The bridge-tunnel is a key link to beach areas such as Virginia Beach and North Carolina's Outer Banks.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • A federal jury found Justin H. Cannon of Corpus Christi, Tex., and Christopher Drotleff of Virginia Beach not guilty of murder and weapons charges that could have resulted in life sentences.

    Blackwater contractors convictedin Va. trial

  • McDonnell's six appointments to the board so far include a doctor based in Virginia Beach who works for a major health insurance company; a human resources specialist from Fairfax; the chief executive of a Danville hospital; and a pediatrician who is also the vice mayor of Chesapeake.

    Influx of political appointees sets stage in Virginia for abortion clinic overhaul

  • But in what the Associated Press calls an apparent compromise verdict, the federal jury in Norfolk, Va., acquitted the defendants, Christopher Drotleff of Virginia Beach and Justine Cannon of Corpus Christi, Texas, of murder, assault and weapons charges.

    2 ex-Blackwater guards guilty of killing Afghan

  • In Virginia Beach, winds ripped hotel signs clean out of their frames and loosened chunks of stucco from one older building and pulled at least one street sign off its sidewalk foundation.

    'Large and dangerous' storm heads for NYC


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