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2011-04-01 08:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc.

2011-03-20 23:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Washington Times introduces a newly expanded edition today, March 21, 2011, that restores coverage in sports, local news and the arts, in a new design that showcases the newspaper's signature content, photography and commentary. As part of the expansion, regional home delivery has also been reinstated. "We have learned a great deal in our history of nearly 30 years as a news organization.

2011-02-14 13:32:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Times announced the appointment of Michael J. Harris as sports editor for the paper and washingtontimes.com.

2010-04-07 14:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc.

2009-04-02 17:52:52

The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch Thursday announced it is laying off 59 employees, eliminating 31 open positions and delaying pay raises for non-union workers. In a story posted on its Web site, the newspaper said the job cuts affect 11 of its departments, including editorial, news, production, circulation, marketing, business and advertising. The newspaper said the jobs cut came in response to ad revenue losses -- including a loss of classified ad revenue -- and what it called a difficult...

2008-09-25 15:00:31

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Media General today declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents per common share, a decrease from the most recently declared dividend of 23 cents per share.

2008-09-25 03:00:25

The Richmond school system has a few ideas for getting more life out of its closed A.V. Norrell Elementary School Annex, but it wants the public to chime in. Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, school officials will be at the building at 201 W. Graham Road to hear public comments.

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'.