By Lionfin Capital: Executive summary: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Canadian National Railway (CNI) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) moved modestly higher relative to the S&P 500 over the past year. Union Pacific led the group...Show More Summary
I enjoyed this article by Matt Ridley in the Times on the significance of an ancient set of footprints found on a windswept Norfolk beach which date back 850,000 years and belonged to a very hardy group of pre-humans. I'd love to have...Show More Summary
Good news for people who think that the media is being too tough on football when it comes to the question of whether or not parents would let their children participate in contact sports. A local news report from WVEC in Norfolk, Virginia suggests that the number of kids enrolling in mixed martial arts classes is on the rise.
Brown v. HM Coroner for Norfolk  EWHC 187 (Admin) - read judgment This is the sad tale of a young woman aged 31 dying in mysterious circumstances where the inquest went off entirely on the wrong footing. Joanne Foreman was not a diabetic but lived with a young boy who was. It was suspected […]
Via the Virginian-Pilot: As expected, a Norfolk federal judge’s decision declaring Virginia’s gay-marriage ban unconstitutional was appealed today. An appeal on behalf of Norfolk Circuit Court Clerk George Schaefer, one of the defendants, was filed this afternoon shortly after U.S. Show More Summary
By Amal Singh: Railroad company CSX (CSX) has underperformed the market in the last one year with shares gaining just 20%, slightly below the S&P 500's gain of 21%, and also trailing the solid gains reported by peers Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Union Pacific (UNP). Show More Summary
It looks like I’ve got a huge backlog of animal-related stories, so this week, I’ll start with the birds. Owners of African Grey Parrot Threatened with ASBO. Stephen White of West Norfolk has been threatened with an ASBO or prosecution...Show More Summary
ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine alternating-current (AC) power cable system for the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk, U.K. Dudgeon Offshore Wind Ltd., a company owned by Statoil and Statkraft, placed the order, and the underwater cables will feed the electricity Continue reading ?
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Drugs were in the room where two former Navy SEALs were found dead aboard the Maersk Alabama, a ship that was the focus of a 2009 hijacking dramatized in the movie "Captain Phillips," a company spokesman said Thursday.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — One of two American security officers found dead off the coast of Africa on the ship from the movie "Captain Phillips" was a former Navy SEAL, according to a service record released to The Associated Press on Thursday.
Hampton Roads Transit has released highly conceptual maps showing several ways the city might extend light rail to Norfolk Naval Station.
Submitted by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, On February 13 a Norfolk Southern Railway train bound for New Jersey derailed in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. About 3,500 to 4,500 gallons of crude oil spilled, although miraculously it somehow didn’t leak into nearby water supplies. Show More Summary
16-year-old Tyler Michell of Norfolk, England looks a lot like Benedict Cumberbatch. Like, a lot. It’s probably got him into more than his rightful share of knickers, but otherwise, no big deal, right? Well, it turns out Sherlock is super popular in China and Chinese Sherlock fans somehow found Tyler’s Instagram account. Show More Summary
There were a good number of fevered brows on the faces of Norfolk councillors as the Green Party played hard ball over the county budget. After five months of tip toeing around negotiations in this delicate "Rainbow" coalition, the Green...Show More Summary
Study money included in the Virginia Senate's budget proposal would fund a hard look at transit options up and down the Peninsula, and potentially set the stage for a rail line crossing from the Peninsula into Norfolk.
North Norfolk District Council v. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,  EWHC 279 (Admin), Robin Purchas QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, 14 February 2014 – read judgment In my last post, I explained how Chris Grayling’s proposed reforms might affect planning and environmental challenges, and, hey presto, within the […]
by Kirsten Andersen NORFOLK, VA, February 14, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Yet another federal judge has overturned a state law banning same-sex “marriage,” as Judge Arenda Wright Allen declared Virginia’s law enshrining true marriage unconstitutional Thursday. The state becomes the fourth to…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norfolk Southern on Friday cleared the tracks of tank cars carrying Canadian crude oil that derailed in Pennsylvania and said the spill that resulted from the accident was slightly larger than it first estimated...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In a first for the South, Virginia's same-sex marriage ban has been overturned, with a federal judge ruling that the voter-approved amendment is unconstitutional and declaring the move "another moment history when We the People becomes more inclusive."
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The two couples at the center of a fight over the legality of gay marriage in Virginia are celebrating a federal judge's ruling overturning the state's ban.