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2011-02-24 08:26:00

CRT to Serve as National Forum for Best Practices to Reduce Diesel Emissions ORLANDO, Fla., Feb.

2011-02-09 13:42:00

PORTSMOUTH, Va., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- About 30 people will move into TASC's new office in Portsmouth, VA, this week, the company's third office in the Hampton Roads area.

2010-01-27 07:30:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven local non-profit organizations were each awarded $10,000 grants through Cox Communications' new philanthropic initiative -- Cox Charities.

2008-10-12 09:00:23

Young Singers Project. Virginia Chorale's 10th anniversary season. 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at First United Methodist Church, 10246 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. Also, 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Chorale office, 236 E. Plume St., Norfolk. Needed: high school singers. (757) 627-8375, vachorale.org.

2008-10-09 09:00:41

The 82.6 percent rate was about a percentage point higher than the state average. Among 11 high schools, Bayside had the lowest rate, 73.2 percent, while Cox was highest, with 91.4 percent. Five of seven high schools had rates above the state average.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.