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2011-03-07 16:23:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Operation Smile today voted to discontinue the proposed merger with Smile Train. The Board of Directors of Smile Train also has voted to discontinue the proposed merger. William R.

2011-01-26 13:45:58

Space science technology used to analyze moon rock is going to be applied to fragments of 16th-century tombs.

2011-01-22 00:00:43

Norfolk dentist and dental educator, Dr. John C. Cranham, talks about the growing need for comprehensive dental care for the Baby Boomer generation.

2011-01-11 00:00:42

Edvance360, LLC, a leading provider of eLearning services and software, has announced its release of Edvance360 LMS-SN Version 6.0.

2010-09-23 10:28:00

In the news release, Jeffrey Schlecht, Omaha Truck Center, Named Trucking's Top Truck Technician, issued 23-Sep-2010 by American Trucking Associations over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the locations for Michael Bogard and Christopher Barnett were listed incorrectly.

2010-09-14 07:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 17, 2010 at 9:45 a.m., Cox Communications will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting for its new Retail "Solutions" Kiosk in the MacArthur Center, 300 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA.

2010-08-03 06:33:00

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2010-06-18 09:01:00

NORFOLK, Va., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recently overhauled Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) website has received an Award of Distinction in the 2010 Communicator Awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The 2010 competition received over 7,000 entries from across the U.S.

2010-04-23 14:30:00

NORFOLK, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal grand juries in the Eastern District of Virginia have returned two separate indictments charging 11 men from Somalia with engaging in piracy and related offenses pertaining to attacks on two Navy ships.

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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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