Archive for April 4th, 2018


There was a time when your airport transportation was part of a rather simple bartering system. You would help your friend’s daughter with a college admissions essay, and your friend would pay you back by taking you to the airport. You were willing to pick your neighbor up when she needed to get her oil changed, and she offered to pick you up from the airport the next time that you traveled. Now that you are flying for work on a fairly regular basis, however, you have had to make arrangements for more formal airport transportation. Fortunately, you can expense these charges, but it is nice to know that you do not have to trade favors every time that you want a ride to and from the airport. Read more…

Why The United States Loves Popcorn

America loves popcorn, and in particular, gourmet popcorn. Gourmet popcorn comes in a wide variety of flavors, which is part of what makes it so popular, and is often given as a gift around the holidays and for birthdays. Gourmet popcorn is only part of the overall popcorn consumption in the United States, where it is estimated that the average person consumes around forty two quarts of popcorn in just one year and where nearly a billion pounds of popcorn are grown and manufactured over the same span of time. Read more…

5 Signs Your Sump Pump Needs to be Fixed

If you live in a home that has a basement, you’re likely aware of what a sump pump is. If you haven’t heard of this device, a sump pump is commonly used to remove water from the lowest area of a home. Typically, sump pumps are installed in basements as these lower parts of homes are often prone to flooding. That being said, sumps pumps are prone to wear and tear over time. With that in mind, here are five warning signs that it’s time to contact a sump pump repair company. Read more…

Top 3 Reasons to Look Into a Storage Unit

Finding a place to store seasonal vehicles or your boat can be difficult, especially if you have a small garage or property. You want to make sure your expensive boat or trailer or old model of car is kept secure and safe from the elements — but where can you put it? Covers only go so far. This is where looking into a boat storage garage or self storage unit can come in incredibly helpful. If you’re considering a boat storage garage or self storage unit, there are a few things you’ll want to look for and consider when choosing one, to make storage easier on you. Since storage facilities all charge (either on a monthly basis or on an upfront annual fee), you want to make sure that you’re getting a quality storage unit for your things. Read more…

2 New Viruses That You’ll Want to Avoid

Network security is incredibly important to ensure that a business remains safe from outside threats. Statistics show that within one year 20% of all small businesses will have to deal with the aftermath of a hack. These hacks can deal immense amounts of damage to a business, both in regards to losing customers and revenue. With that in mind, here is more information about two new viruses you’ll want to be protected from. Read more…

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Hampton University partners with Sentara to provide free vaccines to some peninsula seniors

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Hampton University leaders with the School of Nursing partnered with Sentara […]

Newport News Shipbuilding awarded $2.2B contract to help build first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- Newport News Shipbuilding has been granted a $2.2-billion contract modif […]

MacArthur Memorial hosts virtual event for New York Times bestselling author

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Leaders with MacArthur Memorial announced their plans to virtually host a New […]

Police looking for two suspects possibly related to Speedway armed robbery

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Detectives in Portsmouth are looking for two men they say threatened clerk […]

2 students test positive for COVID-19 during VCU exit testing for Thanksgiving break

During exit testing at Virginia Commonwealth University, two students tested positive for coronaviru […]

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