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Here are this week’s most-read stories.
A Newport News native saw a need for more literacy for kids so he decided to create a nonprofit and partner with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Since the program started on March 9, more than 175 children in Newport News and Yorktown received free books — in zip codes 23606 and 23692. READ MORE.
A Newport News man is dead following a single vehicle crash off Route 14 Monday afternoon, authorities said. READ MORE.
Paul Trible, the president of Christopher Newport University will recommend no increase in tuition at the upcoming Board of Visitors meeting next week. The final decision, however, is up to the board. READ MORE.
In the bustling square of Port Warwick surrounded by other local businesses, Daniel Haskett, 24 decided to open a specialty coffee shop where people could connect without cellphones, loud music and other distractions. READ MORE.
The Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel will now cost $3.56 billion to build two new lane tunnels along Interstate 64 in select parts of Hampton and Norfolk. READ MORE.