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2008-07-03 12:00:54

By Kate Wiltrout, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 3--PORTSMOUTH -- A 13-bed unit soon to be created at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center will allow injured sailors and Marines to live near their doctors and therapists while recovering.

2008-07-03 12:00:46

By Lauren King, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 3--An elementary school closed in 2007 as part of a plan to settle a desegregation case will reopen this fall.

2008-07-02 09:01:03

By Lauren Roth, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 2--Each year, several dozen teenage girls in Franklin get pregnant. The number might seem small compared with the 2,716 teen pregnancies in South Hampton Roads in 2006.

2008-07-02 09:00:50

By Hattie Brown Garrow, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul.

2008-07-02 09:00:30

By Richard Quinn, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 2--VIRGINIA BEACH -- City leaders got a peek into the future Tuesday -- and it looked pretty trashy.

2008-07-01 09:01:01

By Carolyn Shapiro, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 1--Columbia Gas of Virginia has raised its natural gas supply rates for the second time in 30 days to address wholesale fuel prices that keep climbing.

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Lauren Roth, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 1--HAMPTON -- Although the Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled had only 41 students at the end, it had many more friends. Some of them gathered Monday night to say one last goodbye to the 99-year-old school.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 1--PORTSMOUTH -- Associated Naval Architects, a Portsmouth shipyard, has agreed to pay the state a $28,280 penalty for many of the same environmental violations that led to a $7,000 fine last year and promises to do better.

2008-07-01 09:00:12

By Elizabeth Simpson, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 1--Sometimes the secret to losing weight is not a diet or a gym membership or a lean, mean personal trainer. Your best allies can be the people facing you at the dinner table: your family.

2008-06-30 12:03:07

By Carolyn Shapiro, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 30--Columbia Gas of Virginia has raised its fuel supply rates for the second time in 30 days in response to wholesale energy prices that continue to climb.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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