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2008-07-16 09:01:01

By Elliott Robinson, The Progress-Index, Petersburg, Va. Jul. 16--DINWIDDIE -- The Board of Supervisors approved the county's employee salary classification and compensation study yesterday afternoon. The decision came despite one board member's disapproval of Chesterfield County being included in the list of compared counties and another list of concerns that included inflated figures. District 1 Supervisor Harrison Moody, who was not in attendance at the meeting, spoke to several board...

2008-03-10 09:00:19

By Kanner, Melinda Abstract: The author explores the popular construction of primatology through an examination of the films Gorillas in the Mist (1988) and Instinct (1999). The primatologist's gender governs the manner of presentation in the films, irrespective of scientific, historical, or biographical realities. These cinematic constructions are discussed in terms of the larger context of gender, science, and primatology. Key words: film, gender, Gorillas in the Mist, Instinct,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'