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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Huntington Ingalls completes first of two buildings in Hampton for unmanned systems

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Jan. 11, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of a new Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence in Hampton. The 22,000 square-foot facility is the first of two planned buildings. It will be used to assem...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Huntington Ingalls Industries expands unmanned systems with new acquisition

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Jan. 6, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. The acquisition further expands HII’s "unmanned systems capabilities with a highly skilled team and proven unmanned surface vessel (USV...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Two Phoebus venues highlighted in Pilot's list of most-anticipated for 2021

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Jan 4, 2021 -Two Phoebus venues were listed as #1 and #3 in the Virginia Pilot’s list of the most anticipated Hampton Roads restaurants and breweries for 2021. Both are scheduled to open in January. The Bakers Wife: "Grey Goose own...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Community colleges collaborate to create regional workforce development program

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Dec. 15, 2020 - Hampton’s Thomas Nelson Community College has been a strong partner in workforce development and training on the Peninsula for years. Now, it’s joining with two other community colleges to create a larger regional effort.
Thomas Nelson, Cam...
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Posted on: December 8, 2020

The rumor is confirmed: Amazon to build delivery center at site of old Kmart

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Dec. 8, 2020 - Amazon, the world’s largest internet-based retailer, has closed on the long-vacant Super Kmart property on Mercury Boulevard. Plans are to build a last mile delivery center that will add jobs and speed package delivery to customers.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is listed in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation

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Feb. 14, 2020 - Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is among the top 250 of hospitals in the nation for overall clinical excellence, according to the healthgrades website.

Healthgrades’ list is based solely on clinical quality outcomes ...

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