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Norfolk, Virginia

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Norfolk, Virginia: Independent city in Virginia, United States
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2019, the population was estimated to be 242,742 making it the third-most populous city in Virginia after neighboring Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, and the 91st-largest city in the nation.


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Coronavirus: Norfolk gang jailed for hospital gas thefts

Pain relief gas stolen from five hospitals during the pandemic could have been "catastrophic".
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Scottish medieval coin 'lost' and found in Norfolk declared treasure

The coin, bearing the head of a Scottish king and turned into jewellery, was found in a field.
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Roman Caistor: 'One of largest' Roman Britain temples revealed in Norfolk

The find shows the wealth of the Iceni tribe in the centuries after Boudicca's rebellion.
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Coronavirus: Number of cases increases 10-fold in two days in outbreak at Norfolk chicken plant

More than 20 per cent of those tested at factory found to be carrying virus
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Coronavirus: Banham Poultry factory staff test positive for Covid-19

Norfolk's public health director says it is "being regarded as a significant national outbreak".
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Coronavirus: Outbreak hits chicken factory in Norfolk as seven workers test positive

Plant to remain open while more staff are tested
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Lost 'lazy' eagle Moscato found on other side of country

Moscato is found in Norfolk two weeks after flying off from a birds of prey centre in Gloucestershire.
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Horsey Gap incident: Bomb squad attends scene after 'unexploded device' found at beach car park

A bomb squad has sent to a beach in Norfolk after an unexploded device was found in its car park, police have said.
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Norfolk hospital doctor Kate Grant paints portraits of 'dedicated' staff

Dr Kate Grant has done 22 paintings of staff in action at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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Courgette seeds recalled after Norfolk growers fall ill

People who ate the highly bitter courgettes say they had cramps, diarrhoea and vomiting.
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Norfolk treasure-hunter puts finds down to 'beginner's luck'

Having unearthed two rare Anglo-Saxon treasures, Mel Hollwoger hopes for "something Celtic" next.
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Couple wed 36 hours before bride dies in Norfolk hospital

Rute and Andy Ralph fulfilled a dream to be wed after being told she only had a few days to live.
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William and Kate visit Norfolk businesses hit by coronavirus lockdown

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit two independent firms affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
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Anglo-Saxon treasure found in Norfolk has 'no direct parallel'

Experts analysing a 1,000-year-old piece of treasure are unable to work out what it was used for.
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Norfolk health worker reunited with daughters after nine weeks

Suzie Vaughan says she thought her "heart was going to burst" when she saw her daughters again.
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Norfolk discovery of 1,100-year-old brooch 'will remain a mystery'

Archaeologists say the 1,100-year-old brooch was found in a delivery of topsoil dumped on a field.
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Baby born at 22 weeks leaves Norfolk hospital for home

Lilly Rae - who was born in December - was the hospital's youngest pre-term baby to survive.
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Coronavirus: Charlotte takes food to those in need as she turns five

Four photos taken by the Duchess of Cambridge show the princess helping deliver food in Norfolk.
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Coronavirus: Norfolk baker sends cakes to key workers

Michaela Davies plans to give a cupcake to every key worker in her area.
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Norfolk PC drove at 101mph in 30mph zone 'while training'

PC Paul Brown is acquitted of driving offences after telling the court he was "refreshing his skills".
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Pocahontas Heacham mulberry tree DNA test 'inconclusive'

Researchers are unable to establish whether the Native American planted a mulberry tree in Norfolk.
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East of England Ambulance Service staff call for worker's death to be last

More than 150 colleagues paid their respects at Luke Wright's funeral in Norfolk.
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Peterborough council bin turns up on beach 70 miles away in Norfolk

The plastic litter bin cover from Peterborough was discovered on Blakeney Point in Norfolk.
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Norfolk kindness museum celebrates goodwill of strangers

People from across the world shared their stories with Kazz Morohashi and her husband for the museum.
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Painted pumpkins 'on trend' for Halloween

"There's no limitation... you've just got to get stuck in," says a Norfolk artist.
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Seal found stuck in plastic waste on Norfolk beach

The RSPCA says the young female is unlikely to have survived long with the object stuck on her neck.
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Stevie Stevens: New audience for Norfolk Lancaster bomber pilot

Dozens come forward to hear the "terrifying" tales of Lancaster pilot Stevie Stevens, 97.
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Medieval Norfolk church gutted by fire

Some historical documents are saved but most of the 12th Century church has been damaged.
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Norfolk church roof collapse blamed on deathwatch beetle

A wooden beam fell from the roof of the 15th Century church, forcing it to close for repairs.
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Norfolk mother 'lived in fear' of abusive partner

Michael Young is sentenced for threatening Kim Arthurton and her children following their break-up.
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Norfolk kennels fined £93k over barking dogs complaint

Sharon Tidnam was given the fine in breach of an order to stop her dogs from making a noise nuisance.
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Norfolk student receives 'unpleasant backlash' for anti-manspreading chair

Student Laila Laurel won an award for her design, intended to make men sit with their legs together.
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Breast cancer: The Norfolk Pink Ladies' Tractor Run

One of the "Pink Ladies" who took part in a mass tractor parade through Norfolk tells us her story.
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Illegal rave in Norfolk raided by police after Facebook tip-off

'Raves, not uncommon at this time of year, can be very disruptive for local residents,' say police
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Norfolk gang made £300k from selling sick dogs and puppies

norfolk gang made £300k from selling sick dogs and puppies
Some animals were kept in cages, dark sheds and a caravan in temperatures up to 30C (86F), court hears.
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Family stuck in car on Norfolk beach after ignoring sign

family stuck in car on norfolk beach after ignoring sign
His vehicle got stuck a short distance past a sign that reads "no unauthorised vehicles allowed".
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Norfolk twins test new walking skills at sports day

norfolk twins test new walking skills at sports day
The nine-year-old twins with muscular atrophy have only recently taken their first steps.
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