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2008-08-01 09:00:42

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 1--Every vote counts. We've been told that, both before and after Florida in 2000. In fact, we've been told that all the way back to fifth-grade civics class.

2008-08-01 03:00:22

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 1--Show me the Mummy! It seems a reasonable request. Yet, amid the outrageous excess that characterizes the modern sequel, we get more mumbo jumbo than mummy here.

2008-08-01 03:00:21

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 1--Kevin Costner has turned out three of the best-loved classics of all time ("Field of Dreams,""Bull Durham" and "Dances With Wolves").

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 1--SUFFOLK -- The Great Dismal Swamp wildfire that once blazed out of control has been reduced to a 4,664-acre simmer, with firefighting efforts slashed to a fraction of what they once were.

2008-07-31 21:00:29

By Jim Washington, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--HAMPTON -- According to police Bryan Latre Carolina, wanted in connection with a shooting Tuesday on Doolittle Road, turned himself in Thursday. The shooting happened just before 5:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Doolittle Road.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--SUFFOLK -- The Great Dismal Swamp wildfire that once blazed out of control has been reduced to a 4,664-acre simmer, with firefighting efforts slashed to a fraction of what they once were.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--VIRGINIA BEACH -- An ecological project involving Back Bay and Lake Tecumseh is in jeopardy after its government sponsor pulled out, citing numerous concerns and questions from neighbors, sportsmen and boaters.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--COROLLA -- Currituck County may pump water to a soundside pond to help relieve chronic flooding in Corolla's Whalehead Beach community.

2008-07-30 03:00:40

By Warren Fiske, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 30--RICHMOND -- Gov. Timothy M. Kaine was mum Tuesday as word spread across the nation that Democrat Barack Obama may be on the verge of asking him to run for vice president.

2008-07-30 03:00:35

By Bob Molinaro, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 30--At the Beijing Olympics, Michael Phelps could become the next Mark Spitz. Heaven forbid.


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