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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. Jacoby has, in turn, sold a portion of the 100-acre site to Belgium-based Katoen Natie (KTN), a global logistics provider which will invest $12 million in a new warehousing and distribution operation that will create 225 new jobs Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today announced the sale of the Norfolk Assembly Plant property in Norfolk, Va., to...

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. Fox, Chairman of the Board of Operation Smile, released the following statement on behalf of the Board of Directors: "We have thoughtfully and carefully pursued combining our two organizations with the goal of treating more children in more...

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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. Scientists from the Space Research Center in Leicester are working with an art historian in a three-year project in the hopes of shedding new light on our understanding of the Tudor Reformation. The tombs are close to the family seat of the Howards, which is the extremely wealthy and powerful Dukes of Norfolk.  However, the tombs were originally sited 40 miles away at Thetford...

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. With 2.5 million people turning 65 this year and the closure of many dental schools over the past few decades, there is a shortage of dentists and an increasing number of patients. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 The baby boomer generation represents the single largest population growth in the history of the United States. This...

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. Edvance360 is a Learning Management System combining robust course management tools with a secure social network and web 2.0 tools to create an effective learning environment. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Edvance360, LLC, a leading provider of eLearning services and software, has announced its release of Edvance360 LMS-SN Version 6.0. Edvance360 is a...

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. The complete, corrected release follows: Jeffrey Schlecht, Omaha Truck Center, Named Trucking's Top Truck Technician RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-time competitor Jeffrey...

2010-09-23 09:25:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-time competitor Jeffrey Schlecht, Omaha Truck Center, Norfolk, NE, was recognized today as the trucking industry's top technician after being named grand champion of the Technology & Maintenance Council's (TMC) 2010 National Technician Skills Competition, held this week in Raleigh, N.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) Schlecht also earned...

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. The new solutions kiosk is the first of its kind within Cox Communications nationally, and is an important element in Cox's roll-out of new products and services to the public. "We are excited to provide our customers with the new site in the...

2010-08-03 06:33:00

HELSTON, England, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After four fruitful years working in a converted barn, Frugi was bursting at the seams, prompting its move to new and bigger premises in nearby Helston. After 6 years Frugi, co-founded by Lucy and Kurt Jewson, has expanded from a 'back bedroom' business to a vibrant, leading light, ethical business. It has grown rapidly over the past year and now employs 18 people and supplies over 400 stockists in 44 countries with scrumptious organic clothing....

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. and around the world, making it the largest and most prestigious award of its kind. Awards were announced at the end of May. The Communicator Awards are judged and...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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