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Weekend will bring sun and rain, experts say

Prepare for a rainy start to the weekend, with skies clearing up Sunday.   Saturday will likely be balmy and rain-swept, with up 3/4 inches of precipitation. Temperatures will hit 71, falling to around 51 at night, according to the National Weather Service. On Sunday, the skies will clear up. Temperatures are expected to peak at 57. 

Live scoreboard: Friday night football in Hampton Roads

Tonight reporters will spread out around the region to cover the action, which you can follow below. Previews: No. 8 Grassfield at No. 3 Oscar Smith | First Colonial at No. 7 Salem | Western Branch at No. 4 Indian River | Others FRIDAY'S GAMES Ocean Lakes 51, Landstown 21. FINAL Lake Taylor 40, Norcom 0. FINAL Oscar Smith 28, Grassfield 13. FINAL Western Branch 35, Indian River 14. FINAL

Weather: Humid, mostly sunny before rain returns

Today will be mostly sunny after a little patchy fog early this morning, according to the National Weather Service. The fog clears around 9 a.m., then it should be smooth skies with a gentle breeze. The warmth continues with a high of 79 and nighttime low of 68. Enjoy what sun there is, because rain returns Saturday, with 50 to 80 percent varying chances throughout the day and night.

HRT: Buses are still safe despite shortage of drivers

Hampton Roads Transit officials said a bus driver shortage is forcing drivers to work longer hours and mandatory overtime, but it's not affecting safety. The shortage should be addressed after a new class of drivers graduates later this month and in January, officials said at a Thursday oversight board meeting.

Other South Hampton Roads mayors who faced criminal charges

While criminal charges against South Hampton Roads mayors are rare, Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms isn't the first to land in hot water. Here are a few of note: ____ In 2001, Chesapeake Mayor Bill Ward was charged with assault and battery after a June 16 altercation outside a Democratic rally in the Chesapeake Conference Center.

Was that a meteor? Keep your eyes open for fireballs from Taurid shower

Cosmic fireballs are likely to grace the night sky over the next week, as the Taurid meteor shower approaches its height.

Weather: Continued chance for rain with a high of 77

There's a 40 percent chance of rain and patchy fog in store for today, according to the National Weather Service. The day will be warm with a high of 77 and nighttime low of 64. Friday clears up a bit, to be mostly sunny with an 81-degree high. Then showers return Saturday, likely with a 70 percent chance.  

Weather: Chances of rain continue with highs in the 70s

Chances of rain continue today and Thursday at 30 percent, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will stay warm with a high of 72 today and nighttime low of 62. A sea breeze over the mid-Atlantic region brings low-level moisture to the area, according to the service. Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 77.  

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Rumble signs on for another six years of early mornings at FM 99

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Rick Rumble signed a contract that will keep him on WNOR-FM's top-rated "Rumble in the Morning" through 2021. Rumble, who recently marked his 20th year with the station, joked about his new deal.

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