Lions are ready to Roar

Chelmsford High’s Kate Krueger (5) during a 16-9 win over Marblehead. The Lions’ girls lacrosse team will play today against Longmeadow in a Division 1 state semifinal at Babson College at 5 p.m. Meanwhile, Dracut High’s boys lacrosse team will play Grafton today in a Division 3 state semifinal at Concord-Carlisle at 7 p.m. (

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Electric car charging station coming to Newport News Walmart

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Soon you will be able to charge your electric car while shopping at the Walmart in Newport News on Jefferson Avenue, which is near the Patrick Henry Mall.

The mega retail and grocery store chain announced that 34 states, including Virginia, would see some stores gain access to electric car charging stations provided by the company.

Walmart will be partnering with Electrify America to help spread its electric car charging station initiative.

There is no time table yet for when the electric charging stations will begin to operate at the locations picked by Walmart.

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Crew member injured at Indy 500 when Jordan King’s car makes contact on pit road

INDIANAPOLIS — A crew member for Jordan King was injured during the Indy 500 on Sunday when King’s No. 42 Honda made contact with him during a round of pit stops at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing tire changer was taken off pit road on a stretcher after suffering a leg injury. He was awake and alert and taken to the medical center.

Emergency personnel stabilized him before transferring him to IU Methodist Hospital for further evaluation with a non-life-threatening lower leg injury.

King started 26th in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. He made contact with his crew member while pitting on lap 69 of 200 scheduled laps.

Simon Pagenaud, the 2016 IndyCar Series champion, started on the pole and dominated the first half of the race.

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Newport News BP Station robbed Thursday night

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News Police Department are looking for a suspect in a BP Station robbery on Thurday.

According to a spokeperson, Newport News police were called to the gas station in the 13700 block of Warwick Boulevard about a robbery at approximately 10:50 p.m.

When they got there, two employees inside the station said that a man wearing a black hooded sweatwhirt pulled out a firearm, and demanded money from the register.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.

There were no injuries from the incident and the robbery remains under investigation.

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Skaneateles High School Junior Prom 2019 (photos)

Skaneateles High School students attended at their junior prom Friday evening, April 26, 2019. The event was held at the Lodge at Welch Allyn in Skaneateles Falls.

Our gallery of photos can be found above.

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Prom season kicks into full swing this weekend in Central New York

Find out which events we plan to send our photographers to this weekend and throughout prom season.

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The Best Cannabis Accessories, According to GP Readers

Last week, we asked GP readers a simple question: what are the most useful cannabis accessories? Through a thicket of submissions from Bob Marley and Willie Nelson, some seriously insightful picks shown through. From the first smart bong to the difference between 91 percent and 70 percent isopropyl, these are GP readers’ favorite pot accessories.


“Does everything, folds into any shape. Clean bowls, tighten up joints. Makeshift grinder, just pinch against buds. Costs nothing. The perfect tool.” —AB

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91 Percent Isopropyl alcohol

“I don’t smoke a lot but when I do I like to use a bubbler. Bubblers need to be clean and are at the same time notoriously difficult to clean (due to their small size and fixed stem). 91 percent iso (not the 70 percent stuff you use for disinfectant) is the key; after every couple of sessions, I take an ounce or two of iso and swish it around vigorously in my pipe just rinse with hot water and let it air dry. Works like a champ and costs practically nothing.” —Rob

Buy Now: $3+

Mr. Brog Tobacco Pipe Tool

“Comes with three tools, a pick, which can be used for cleaning the bowl piece, a tamper used to pack down flower and a spoon, which can be used to load the bowl. Though this tool is not designed expressly for marijuana use, it works exceptionally well. It has become an indispensable accessory in any smoke session.” —Duncan

Rowll Classic Rolling Kit

“Has everything you need on the go: paper, filters, hand grinder (which works amazing) and a pouch to stash your weed. All this in a compact slim magnetic sealing kit.” —Brian

Anova Nano Sous Vide Circulator

“Much like how hangovers get worse as you age, cannabis has made me more anxious and paranoid as I age. Maybe it’s just the quality of bud out there, but whenever I smoke a joint or hit a bowl these days, I get way too baked. Rather than flat out quitting, I turned to my Sous-Vide circulator. I now make batches of THC-infused coconut oil and put about a teaspoon in my morning coffee and evening tea. It’s one step above a micro-dose, and it makes me just very happy and creative.” —Colin

Da Vinci Miqro Vaporizer

“It’s tiny, gets hot fairly quick, and allows you to vary bowl size, so you can microdose pretty easily. It also has removable parts for easy cleaning.” —John

Evolab Colors

“Flavored and available in disposable stick or cartridge. This is the easiest way to ease into weed usage. Un-intimidating for beginners, fun and simple for the experienced who don’t want any hassle, discrete for those who don’t want judgment.” —Travis

Haze V3

“It has separate compartments to pack materials, allows you to vaporize cannabis in a variety of forms and has accurate temperature control. It’s a powerful little machine that lets me conserve my materials and get the same effects I expect from other ingestion methods.” —Morgan

Puffco Peak

“The Puffco Peak is the first ever portable electric dab rig or ‘smart bong.’ It heats cannabis concentrate to the perfect temperatures for the perfect vape experience.” —Evan

Carboxys are the enemy of the amateur cannabis chef. Here’s how to get rid of them.

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Newport News Weekend Weather Forecast


NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Here’s your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky.

Thursday, April 11

Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

High 63, low 547 mph winds, with gusts up to 19 mph
Friday, April 12

Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

High 77, low 58Chance of rain: 38%15 mph winds, with gusts up to 34 mph
Saturday, April 13

Rain until evening.

High 74, low 65Chance of rain: 99%Visibility: 9 miles8 mph winds, with gusts up to 32 mph
Sunday, April 14

Rain and breezy overnight.


High 80, low 65Chance of rain: 49%Visibility: 10 miles11 mph winds, with gusts up to 33 mph

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