John Baur and Mark Summers are the original founders of International Talk like a Pirate Day (Photo credit:  http://www.talklikeapirate.com)

Avast! Ye must talk like a pirate today

It's the International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and we've chosen not only our favorite pirate movie clips, but also where some special deals …

Visitors to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront enjoy a warm day at the beach as a tropical system approaches the area. July 2, 2014. (WAVY/Joel Hilton)

Local Va. tourism gets $850,000 boost

More than $850,000 in matching grant money is headed to 46 local tourism initiatives to help regional tourism officials attract more visitor…

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McDonnells ask for acquittal of public corruption charges, new trial

Former Governor Bob McDonnell and the former First Lady have asked a federal judge to acquit them of public corruption charges and to grant …