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Businesses in Norfolk crack down after counterfeit bills discovered

NORFOLK The man with the counterfeit $100 bill left without his smoothie.

General Motors sues Hall Chevrolet in Chesapeake over sales of other brands

CHESAPEAKE
General Motors has sued Hall Chevrolet, saying the dealer is violating an agreement to sell only Chevrolet vehicles at its lot in Chesapeake.

Company recalls nearly 2 million pounds of chicken products

A Chicago company has recalled nearly 2 million pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that were shipped nationwide and could be contaminated with Salmonella. The Aspen Foods items were produced between April 15 and July 10, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The “best if used by” dates were between July 14, 2016, and Oct. 10, 2016.

Michael Witynski is new chief operating officer at Dollar Tree

CHESAPEAKE
Dollar Tree Inc. on Thursday named Michael Witynski its new chief operating officer.
Witynski, 52, has served as senior vice president of stores since joining the Chesapeake-based discount retailer in 2010. Previously, he was an executive with Shaw's Supermarkets and Supervalu Inc., which owns Farm Fresh stores.

Norfolk outlet mall likely delayed, but engineers solve traffic snag

NORFOLK The Virginia Beach City Council sent a resounding message to Norfolk in April on the outlet mall Simon Property Group wants to build on the border between the cities: Not on our turf.

More than 20,000 pounds of chicken nuggets recalled

More than 20,000 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken nuggets have been recalled.

Man charged in threats to Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY COUNTY A New York man has been charged with three counts of making threats to the Premium Outlets. Christian Jamayal Anthony, 35, was taken into custody in Albany, N.Y., last Wednesday and charged with three counts of threatening to bomb or burn, according to a James City County news release. He is awaiting extradition to Virginia. 

Businesses reopen after awning collapse in Norfolk's Freemason area

NORFOLK Everything is humming along like it was at Cure Coffeehouse and Brasserie and Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts before the awning of their building in the 500 block of Botetourt St. collapsed last month. "Business has picked back up," Cure manager Kari Redman said. In fact, Saturdays have been even busier since the coffeehouse moved back into its home in Freemason.

Turning Tables | Tupelo Honey Cafe brings its Southern charms to Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH If you fancy creative scratch-made Southern cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner, craft brews, and daily happy hours, you'll be excited to hear there’s a new kid in town opening today in Virginia Beach’s Town Center.

What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look

You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s more holes than shirt, golf clubs that haven’t seen a course in years.

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