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Norfolk, Va., Has A Flood Plan, But No Money For It

New York and New Jersey are just beginning to ponder the costs of flood protection after Sandy. Meanwhile, Norfolk, Va., has spent many years developing a detailed plan with a billion dollar price tag. The city knows what it wants to do, but will need federal and state dollars to pay for it.
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After Injury, Tony Little Told Himself: 'You Can Do It!'

The muscle man with the ponytail was once on track to become Mr. America. But a car accident shattered Tony Little's hopes of competing. Just when he hit rock bottom, he got a life-changing idea.
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Hops Coming Home: Loudoun County To Add Hop Production Facility

The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.

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Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.
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Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.

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