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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Returns August 6 – 8, 2021

The Virginia Sales Tax Holiday is set to return Aug. 6-8th. Stock up on qualifying school supplies, clothing, hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies, and certain ENERGY STAR™ and WaterSense™ products without paying state sales tax. Enjoy the savings whether you shop online, in-store, or by mail or phone starting Friday, Aug. 6 at 12:01 a.m. and…

Suffolk Peanut Fest Returns This Fall with ’80s Theme

The Suffolk Peanut Fest is back! The 43rd annual festival will take place at the Suffolk Executive Airport from Oct. 8-10 celebrating “Music, Mullets & Motorsports — A Totally 80s Vibe!” The three-day event will include live music, featuring famous tribute bands that will play popular 80s music.  New for 2021 will be a Roller…

Norfolk Native Goes For Gold at Toyko Olympics this Saturday

Norfolk, VA native Keyshawn Davis is going for gold at the Tokyo Olympics. The 22-year old fighter will be competing against other athletes from around the world starting Saturday 10pm eastern time. This marks Davis’ first time representing the U.S., and he has set aside his professional boxing career to achieve his goal of Olympic…

Meet the Chesapeake Athletes Representing Team USA at the Toyko Olympics

Two athletes from Chesapeake are representing Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics: Michael Cherry and Grant Holloway. Cherry will compete in the Track and Field Event(s): 400-meter, 4×400-meter relay.  The Oscar Smith High School grad is a World Champion, winning Gold in 2019 and Silver in 2018. He recently appeared via Zoom on our sister station, ESPN…

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ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dies at 72

Dusty Hill, one third of ZZ Top,  has died, the group’s longtime rep confirmed. He was 72 years old. ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard issued a statement on social media that reads, “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with…

Kelly Clarkson To Pay Ex Nearly $200K a Month in Spousal and Child Support

Kelly Clarkson To Pay Ex Nearly $200K a Month in Spousal and Child Support

Kelly Clarkson has been ordered to pay her ex-husband, Brandon Blackstock, nearly $200,000 per month in spousal and child support.  According to court documents obtained by The Blast, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that she will owe her ex $45,601 in child support and $150,000 in spousal support, based on her $1,583,617 monthly income.  The order says…

Simone Biles Speaks Out After Withdrawing from Women’s Team Finals

Simone Biles pulled out of her first Tokyo Olympic medal event due to mental health concerns. “It’s been really stressful this Olympic games… it’s been a long week, a long Olympic process, a long year,” Biles said, per ESPN’s Michele Steele. “I think we’re a little too stressed out — we should be out here having…

Lady Gaga Playing Taekwondo At The Olympics? Check Out the Singer’s Doppelganger

Lady Gaga Playing Taekwondo At The Olympics? Check Out the Singer’s Doppelganger

The internet is obsessed with a Taekwondo athlete who looks just like LADY GAGA.  The Olympian is Julyana Al-Sadeq, a taekwondo player representing the country of Jordan. Unfortunately, Al-Sadeq failed to win gold in the 67kg Taekwondo category this year after losing to Brazil’s Milena Bra Titoleni but the internet took notice of her resemblance to the…

Pink Offers To Pay Fines For The Norwegian Women’s Beach Handball Team

Pink Offers To Pay Fines For The Norwegian Women’s Beach Handball Team

Pink has offered to pay the fines for the Norwegian women’s beach handball team that was penalized for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms.  The singer tweeted Saturday (July 24th), “I’m VERY proud of the Norwegian female beach handball team FOR PROTESTING THE VERY SEXIST RULES ABOUT THEIR “uniform”. The European handball federation SHOULD BE FINED…

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