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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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.