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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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