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2008-09-28 15:00:21

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK When Seaman Daniel Miles first flew into Galveston, Texas, from his ship a week ago, he didn't see the damage from Hurricane Ike that was depicted in news reports.

2008-09-07 21:00:11

By CATHERINE KOZAK, JEFF HAMPTON, KRISTIN DAVIS AND LAUREN KING By Catherine Kozak, Jeff Hampton, Kristin Davis and Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot Tropical Storm Hanna paid a quick visit to the Outer Banks and checked out before noon Saturday, leaving a stiff breeze and rough surf behind.

2008-09-05 09:00:03

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot Tropical Storm Hanna continued moving closer to the coast and a hurricane watch stretched farther up into North Carolina throughout the day Thursday.

2008-09-04 09:00:04

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot Tropical Storm Hanna's projected path slowly crept eastward Wednesday, placing Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina in its cross hairs.

2008-07-27 09:00:32

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot ELIZABETH CITY Public hearings that will include a proposed electric rate increase have been rescheduled for Wednesday.

2008-07-27 03:00:33

By Lauren King, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 27--ELIZABETH CITY -- Public hearings that will include a proposed electric rate increase have been rescheduled for Wednesday.

2008-07-20 03:00:40

By Lauren King, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 20--In an effort to get ahead of what could be a contentious public hearing on electric rates, the City Council of Elizabeth City invited a representative of ElectriCities to explain the increasing cost of wholesale energy.

2008-07-03 12:00:46

By Lauren King, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 3--An elementary school closed in 2007 as part of a plan to settle a desegregation case will reopen this fall.

2008-07-03 09:01:03

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot An elementary school closed in 2007 as part of a plan to settle a desegregation case will reopen this fall.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.