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Riverside Doctor Talks Leading Cause of Death in Women

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HAMPTON ROADS -- Each year, one in every three women will die from heart disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Are you a minority-owned business? Get certified as a SWaM business in James City County

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Minority- and woman-owned businesses in Virginia have a special opportunity to receive a certification. Established in 2006, the SWaM Program enhances opportunities for small businesses...
Kayla Jones (middle) is the president for Old Dominion University's chapter of The Good Girl Movement, an organization with a mission to redefine the narrative for black women. (WYDaily/Courtesy Brooklyne Baker)

What’s a ‘good girl’? This organization is redefining the term

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When someone is referred to as a "good girl," we might think of a modest woman who is faithfully dedicated to her church. Or even...

State of the Region: Minding the gap in women’s leadership

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There are more of them. They're better educated. And surveys repeatedly suggest Americans believe strongly in their attributes as leaders. So why do female workers...
Both manufacturing and services companies in the U.S. expanded at a healthy pace in November. (WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pixabay)

This Hampton Roads program is for women transitioning out of homelessness, human trafficking and poverty

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Interested in ship repair? Women facing hardships are encouraged to apply. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received a $500,000 grant to create more job opportunities...

This Norfolk karate school is teaching women self-defense for free

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NORFOLK -- A karate dojo here is hosting a free self-defense seminar Saturday where women are empowered when they learn to take action against...

A pro-skateboarder has found a home in Williamsburg, and now she’s working to better it

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Professional skateboarder Jaime Reyes has been all over the world. From surfing the crystal waters of Hawaii as a child to dropping into a...
The James Monroe statue on William & Mary's campus. (WYDaily file)

Etched in Stone: Representation among William & Mary memorials

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Standing bronze and immortal on the winding grounds of William & Mary are images of long-dead men. Names like Miller and Wren are inscribed...