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Tim Kaine officially accepts nomination

Virginia’s own Tim Kaine addressed the Democratic National Convention to officially claim the party’s vice presidential nomination. Kaine showed off his Spanish fluency and gave a shout-out to his father-in-law, AKA former VirginiaGov. Linwood Holton. But it was his folksy “dad humor” that left the internet dubbing him the rightful heir to current VP  Joe Biden’s “Uncle Joe” persona. Check out the Daily Press’ interactive timeline of Kaine’s career.

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It’s getting even hotter in Hampton Roads

The forecast across the 757 in the coming days is officially hazardous. The National Weather Service issued the warning for much of the Hampton Roads region. It will run through next Tuesday with temperatures in the 90s with heat indices expected to reach triple digits. Here‘s how to stay safe during such stressful #hrweather, and here is a roundup of tips on how to keep our four-legged friends safe, too.


Even more bucket-list activities to totally make your summer

With the dog days of summer in full swing across #HRVA, its tempting to throw in the towel. But there are plenty of ways to beat the heat even if you think you’ve exhausted all the 757 has to offer. The Virginian-Pilot has compiled a list of 25  local treasures to add to your seasonal bucket list. And if you need a little refresher on all the other ideas we rounded up, head here.

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Car-jet combo hits HRVA

Is it a fancy new sports car? It is a high-powered jet? Jokes on us, it’s both! The HondaJet, which has room for a pilot, co-pilot, and five passengers, paid a visit to NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton Tuesday. Check out The Daily Press to read more about the history of transportation’s future.

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