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Amazon, Lake Edward, Dome, Trashmore, Thoroughgood Ele.

The following information has been drawn from articles appearing on PilotOnLine.com, Norfolk, Va., and includes the names of people referenced or quoted:

Lake Edward parking lot: The city wants to spend $475,000 to pave over the empty lots in Lake Edward by 2019 - Citizens Wesley Waites and Nelson Amis; Lake Edward Civic League vice president, Rev. Mike Daniels; city housing director, Andy Friedman.

Thoroughgood Elementary trailers: Some parents are concerned about student safety at Thoroughgood Elementary School as outdoor trailers will be used as classrooms while a new $28 million school’s built nearby - Parents Lynette Santiago, Katie Varner and Richard Garriott; Tony Arnold, city director of facilities.

Mount Trashmore stairs: The stairs on the side of Mount Trashmore may be painted - Nina Goodale-Salazar, city’s cultural arts coordinator.

Dome site’s future: A public information session about the Dome site’s future recently drew about 180 people – Citizens Wes Laine, Pharrell Williams, Karen Hays and Charlie Petty; deputy city manager, Ron Williams; developer Mike Culpepper.

School bus parking: Some citizens would like new policies on parking public school buses in neighborhoods - Citizens Paula Schneider and Kathleen Denton; David Pace, city transportation.

School Board sells land: The Virginia Beach School sold 11 acres of land on Witchduck Road for $4.5 million for new apartments – Attorney R.J. Nutter, Mayor Will Sessoms, City Council members Jessica Abbott, John Moss, Ben Davenport and Rosemary Wilson.

Amazon delivers groceries: Amazon is now delivering groceries to the following zip codes:

Virginia Beach: 23451, 23452, 23453, 23454, 23455, 23462, 23463 and 23464.

Norfolk: 23502, 23503, 23504, 23505, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23513, 23517, 23518 and 23523.

Chesapeake: 23320, 23324 and 23325.

Portsmouth: 23702, 23704, 23708 and 23709.

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