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2011-10-25 09:00:00

Long before the feminist movement, some women followed their sacred longing.

2011-07-12 09:01:00

NORFOLK, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, a leading international children's medical charity, today announced the appointment of Dr. William P. Magee, Jr. to executive chairman and Howard J. Unger to chief executive officer. Kathleen S.

2011-06-24 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, Cox Communications will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies for its two newest Solutions Stores in its Hampton Roads area. Cox has opened a brand new store in Virginia Beach.

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Application helps consumers navigate tough financial decisions Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced today the release of its new Mortgage Calculator application for the iPhone.

2011-04-14 21:30:00

NORFOLK, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, building on its strong 2010 record of network accomplishments, today announced highlights of local network improvement plans for 2011.

2011-04-12 06:55:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Walters will be seen at the Harrison Opera House this evening in Norfolk, VA in Rappahannock County, a new music theater piece by composer Ricky Ian Gordon.

2011-03-18 09:19:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company has sold the Norfolk Assembly Plant property to Jacoby Development, Inc.

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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
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.