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Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Megan:

Christmas tree farms see a busy Black Friday

Chubby's Christmas tree farm started business earlier than ever before, because of the demand during the pandemic. → Read More

Restaurants prepare to-go thanksgiving dinners, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

Due to COVID-19, many people aren't traveling, cooking, or gathering in big groups like they usually would. This means smaller to-go turkey-day dishes are a hit. → Read More

Black Lives Matter 757 distributes food to promote peace in Portsmouth

On Wednesday BLM 757 caravanned from apartment complex to apartment complex to pass out hundreds of hot-dogs and water. → Read More

Some parents voice support for Chesapeake Public Schools' decision to keep students in classrooms

The school board's decision to keep some students learning in school buildings brought polar reactions from families and teachers. → Read More

Dare County students return to virtual learning after COVID-19 spreads

The Dare County school board decided this after the division had 16 positive coronavirus cases and 426 people had direct contact with them. → Read More

COVID-19 cases send staff at Warhill High School home for two weeks

Just this week Warhill High School has four newly confirmed coronavirus cases. That’s in the Williamsburg-James City County school division. → Read More

Virginia Beach City Public Schools will bring back 15,000 students to classrooms Thursday

School board members signed off on the decision. Now they're facing mixed reactions, as they bring students back to in-person classes, while COVID-19 cases climb. → Read More

Jury deliberations continue in the Javaid Perwaiz case

OBGYN Doctor Javaid Perwaiz faces 61 counts in federal court, including health care fraud and more. Now his fate is in the hands of 12 jurors, who must agree 100%. → Read More

Federal jury deliberates future of OBGYN Javaid Perwaiz

Javaid Perwaiz faces 61 federal charges for health care fraud and more. Federal prosecutors said he would conduct unnecessary surgeries on women for insurance money. → Read More

Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer hopes for four more years

On Election Day, Dyer is hoping for four more years as Virginia Beach Mayor. He spent the day visiting all of Virginia Beach polls and at the Republican party event. → Read More

Hampton City Schools changes back-to-school plan with more teachers getting "medical" job accommodations

Only Pre-K, kindergarten and some students with disabilities from all grades will return to the classroom on Nov. 4 in Hampton. → Read More

Hampton City Schools shares plan to protect students, teachers returning to classrooms

From the air, to the ground and high touch surfaces, Hampton City School officials said they've taken precautions to protect people as much as possible from COVID-19 → Read More

Family, friends come together to support Chief Petty Officer killed by a forklift at Naval Station Norfolk

The late Chief Petty Officer Adam Foti leaves behind a wife and two kids in Moyock North Carolina. Now the community is fundraising to help the family. → Read More

American Dental Association: Big changes in the dental industry that could impact you

Higher costs, job loss, and fewer family practices: the ADA report says those are all potential consequences from the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

The TSA is screening more than 1 million passengers. So how safe is it to fly?

13News Now spoke with medical experts, travel experts, and frequent flyers to find out what they say about air travel during the COVID pandemic. → Read More

Chesapeake Public Schools outlines plan to bring high school teachers back to school buildings

Teachers at the high school level who teach option 1 and option 2 students concurrently from home will be required to return to campus to provide in-person teaching. → Read More

Portsmouth Public Schools stays virtual until 2021; we asked the decision-makers about the choice

Several public school divisions in Hampton Roads have some students back for class, but Portsmouth Public Schools is waiting until the new calendar year begins. → Read More

Moyock residents receive help as they deal with stinky sewage situation

People in Eagle Creek are going nearly two weeks with sewage issues. Now, volunteers in the community are providing laundry services and showers. → Read More

Several people in Virginia Beach public school buildings test positive for COVID-19

Eleven people who were inside Virginia Beach City Public Schools buildings tested positive for COVID-19 throughout the month of September. → Read More

Eagle Creek residents in Moyock continue to battle faulty sewage situation

After more than a week of having to conserve water, residents in Eagle Creek are sounding off about how they feel about the community's malfunctioning sewage system. → Read More