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2008-12-12 08:00:00

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that it has begun operational use of the video surveillance system it sold to the City of Norfolk, Virginia.

2008-11-24 09:06:40

Conservationists are preparing to bring the sea eagle, the UK's biggest bird of prey, back home to England.

2008-10-29 18:00:12

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At their meeting held yesterday, the Board of Directors of Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By HARRY MINIUM By Harry Minium The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK Fifty-four East Ocean View residents have sued Councilman W. Randy Wright, claiming he has not done enough to improve their neighborhood. In an Oct.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By DEBBIE MESSINA By Debbie Messina The Virginian-Pilot A national voter protection organization said Thursday that Virginia is among several states that are unprepared to handle the anticipated surge of voters in the Nov. 4 election, with the potential for long lines to discourage voting.

2008-10-03 09:00:29

By DENISE WATSON BATTS By Denise Watson Batts The Virginian-Pilot Three weeks later than originally scheduled, Norfolk schools were finally ready to open. Well, most of them. On Sept.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By JIM WASHINGTON By Jim Washington The Virginian-Pilot They were swimming with their kids or with friends, on vacation or out for a day at the beach.

2008-09-11 09:00:00

By Nedra Pickler Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

2008-09-10 09:00:24

By JANIE BRYANT By Janie Bryant The Virginian-Pilot PORTSMOUTH The City Council voted Tuesday night to set aside almost $1.4 million to buy water from Norfolk if drought conditions worsen.

2008-09-09 09:00:14


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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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