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New NASA Findings from Kelper Mission



NASA's research and missions continue to amaze as they continue to make discoveries beyond our solar system.  Their newest findings from the Kepler Mission bring to our attention 715 new worlds. 

NASA's Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds

February 26, 2014

NASA's Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit…
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Hyundai PassoCorto concept has a bright start



With the Geneva Motor Show right around the corner, we are starting to find "sneak peeks" of different concept cars out of the big brands.  But not every new concept has a beginning like the Hyundai PassoCorto.

Hyundai bringing compact sports concept to Geneva
Student-designed PassoCorto concept is aimed at millennials.
By Alex Nishimoto of Motor Trend

The designs coming out of Korea…
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Winter Weather Advisory for Wednesday



With the amount of snow that has hit Hampton Roads in the last month many are a bit scared of the potential coming in the next 24 hours.  There is a chance that we might get hit again, as our fellow Virginians to the north are currently experiencing.

There is a current Winter Weather advisory for Northern Virginia that will probably impact…
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Smithfield High student featured on 'The Voice'



All of Hampton Roads will be rooting for the local girl on this season of "The Voice."  Locals are taking to social media with overwhelming support for Smithfield High student Bria Kelly.

Smithfield student gets four-chair turn on ?The Voice?
By Ginger Whitaker

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) ? NBC?s hit show ?The Voice? returned Monday for the Season 6…
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Rookie mistake. Next time, don't forget the donuts.



What happens when you show up to practice without doughnuts for the team?  Well, if you're NBA rookie Rudy Gobert, you can bet your butt is going to be buttery.

Rudy's Utah Jazz teammates felt the rookie mistake deserved the revenge.  They pulled off a pretty messy prank by filling his Range Rover with buttery popcorn.  It appears the clean-up was not so simple.

For more in Rudy Gobert and Range Rover news, stay tuned to the home of your Virginia Beach Range Rover dealership, Checkered Flag.com.

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Final Olympic Medal Count



The 2014 Sochi Olympics have come to an end.  No more outrageous outfits or marathons watching curling, and wondering how in the world it is played.  The beauty of the figure skating has gone for another season, and now we must wait for another 4.

I have to say honestly, I missed watching a few events this year, but really like…
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