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We Have Arrived

We Have Arrived

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We are Hampton Roads Weekly and I am Bruce Meyer, the publisher of the game-changing publication named Hampton Roads Weekly (HRW). Over the years we have seen our news media spiral into either a daily crime sheet or a stream of negative political stories. At one time the media was about reporting the news and educating the public about what is happening in their respective communities. We at Hampton Roads Weekly get it! We decided to put together a team of professionals to create a new and refreshing publication that will provide an entertaining and unbiased outlook for the greater Hampton Roads Market in the areas of politics, news, business, culture, lifestyle, fashion and entertainment. Hampton Roads Weekly is a free publication distributed throughout Hampton Roads via prin...
Storm Water Is Difficult

Storm Water Is Difficult

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Stormwater is a difficult thing.  Especially when you’re as low and flat as Hampton Roads is.  Virginia Beach got a dramatic lesson on October 9, 2016, when Hurricane Matthew ended a twenty-day period during which some parts of the city endured more than twenty inches of rainfall. For some perspective and definitions, approximately nine inches of rain in Tidewater within a 24-hour period is called a “100-year storm”.  A “100-year storm” is not a storm that comes along every 100 years; actually, it’s a storm intensity that has a 1 in 100 chance of happening in any given year.  A 10-year storm (six inches of rain) has a 1 in 10 chance of happening in any given year.  A 1-year storm (three inches of rain, a 1 in 1 chance) is almost certain to happen every year.  It is possible to have two ...