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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.

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.

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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.


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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
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]