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5 Cities Relying on Coal

While most American's don't want any part of coal, these five cities will gladly take more coal so it can be exported around the world. Full story

Dredge contract awarded to handle bigger ships at Miami's port

MIAMI (Reuters) - The United States Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $180 million contract to dredge Miami's harbor to an Illinois-based company on Thursday, part of a plan to deepen the port channel to handle larger ships coming through the expanded Panama Canal in 2015. Full story

Yikes! Baby is startled by her own reflection

   TODAY’s Sara Haines shows off the photos that make you do double takes, such as a yard sale sign that’s positioned close to a graveyard and a baby who is comically startled at the sight of her own reflection.

The Man Behind a Budding Creative City

The efforts of one small-business owner are drawing young creatives to Norfolk, Va. Full story

PETA in a Dogfight over its Euthanasia Practices

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) euthanized almost 90 percent of the animals sheltered at the group's headquarters in Norfolk, Va., in 2012, and the organization is taking heat for it. Full story

Local warming: U.S. cities in front line as sea levels rise

NORFOLK, Virginia (Reuters) - The signs of rising water are everywhere in this seaport city: yellow "Streets May Flood" notices are common at highway underpasses, in low-lying neighborhoods and along the sprawling waterfront. Full story

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  Adorable Labradoodle mistaken for lion

Residents in Norfolk, Va., dialed 911 when they thought a lion was roaming around the town, but it turned out to be an adorable 3-year-old Labradoodle who was groomed to look like the king of the jungle. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports

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An X-47B pilot-less drone combat aircraft comes to a stop after landing on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Rich-Joseph Facun

An X-47B pilot-less drone combat aircraft is is prepared for launch from the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Norfolk
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An X-47B pilot-less drone combat aircraft is prepared for launch from the deck of the USS George H. W. Bush aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Rich-Joseph Facun (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)