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2008-07-10 09:01:28

By Nancy Young, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 10--NORFOLK -- Citing financial troubles and a low number of patients, Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center took 30 beds out of service Wednesday.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Cindy Clayton and John Warren, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 10--Thunderstorms could continue through today, but the National Weather Service is predicting clear skies for the weekend.

2008-07-08 12:00:00

By John Warren, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 8--A STORM is brewing on Virginia Beach's North End, but don't batten down the shutters. It's raining citations.

2008-07-08 12:00:39

By Dave Forster, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 8--SUFFOLK -- The state is trying to figure out what all but wiped out the fish population of a 50-acre lake over the weekend.

2008-07-07 09:00:32

By Matthew Bowers, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 7--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Sgt. Frank Few, swimming away from the ambush, looked back in horror. He saw Japanese swords flashing in the dawn sun over the bodies of his Marine buddies lying on a Guadalcanal beach. The attack on Aug.

2008-07-07 09:00:11

By Philip Walzer, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 7--NORFOLK -- Landmark Communications Inc. of Norfolk has agreed to sell The Weather Channel Cos. to a consortium of NBC Universal and two private equity firms, the companies announced Sunday. Neither Landmark nor NBC disclosed the price.

2008-07-06 18:00:03

By Philip Walzer, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 6--NORFOLK -- Landmark Communications Inc. of Norfolk has agreed to sell The Weather Channel Cos. to a consortium of NBC Universal and two private equity firms, the companies announced Sunday. Neither Landmark nor NBC disclosed the price.

2008-07-04 12:00:19

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul.

2008-07-04 09:00:39

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 4--ST. CHARLES For decades, companies drilling for natural gas here in the remote mountains of southwest Virginia have known that the wells yield another coveted resource: crude oil.

2008-07-04 09:00:35

By Dave Forster, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 4--SUFFOLK -- About 10 months after the first of them moved in, the people of Remington Park still are waiting for a technological wonder that has done so much to bring people closer. Not the Internet. A phone line.


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