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2014-12-16 12:24:10

Storied collection from aristocratic English family chronicles three centuries of art, history and politics and includes portraits by Hogarth and Sargent, exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain and

2014-10-24 23:00:48

Dominion Enterprises and the local Code for America Brigade, Code for Hampton Roads teamed up for a

2014-09-18 23:05:52

ARDX provides unique internship opportunities for rising high-school seniors in Norfolk, Virginia through the START program.

2014-09-17 12:24:40

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced Kari Jacobs as the new general manager of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA.

2014-09-04 23:02:33

Thanks to a major donation from Washington philanthropists Ann and Donald Brown and a partnership with Paramount Sleep, more than 2,000 residents of the Washington area who have been sleeping

2014-08-26 23:02:16

The audiologists at Virginia Hearing Consultants would like to extend a limited time offer of a complimentary hearing screening to local residents. Norfolk,

2014-08-15 23:03:29

Dominion Performance Network, a leading provider of digital marketing services to auto dealers, has launched an innovative product that drives mobile and desktop shoppers directly to dealer websites.

2014-08-13 23:05:22

Cross-Sell Reports, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and industry leader in automotive market intelligence, has announced the launch of Cross-Sell Interactive, a fully interactive version

2014-07-29 23:05:56

Cross-Sell Reports, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and industry leader in automotive market intelligence, has announced the launch of localized market data and reporting solutions for


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Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

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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'.