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2008-12-03 15:18:16

Landmark Media Enterprises LLC said it was taking its Norfolk, Va., newspaper The Virginian-Pilot off the market due to the weak economy. Landmark's Vice Chairman Richard Barry III, however, said the newspaper will be offered for sale when the economy improves, The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday. Most of the prospective buyers for the newspaper couldn't arrange credit to complete a deal, Barry said. One buyer came close.

2008-11-23 12:45:27

A dog that had run away from home in Norfolk, Va., was successfully recaptured thanks to a woman's sure-handed tackle, one dog searcher says. Debra Griggs said she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home Nov.

2008-11-23 12:45:27

A woman with an apparent interest in football tacking was able to bring down a dog that had run away from its home in Norfolk, Va., one dog searcher said. Debra Griggs said after she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home on Nov.

2008-08-21 09:00:48

The Virginian-Pilot The projectors are heating up at the Attucks Theatre as the Mid Atlantic Black Film Festival starts rolling today. The annual juried competition is a showcase for independent filmmakers worldwide.

2008-06-19 09:00:30

The Virginian-Pilot A man who was pulled from the surf Friday in Corolla has been identified.

2006-10-31 15:01:17

By Bill Sizemore, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Oct. 31--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Mary Buckley, a vivacious mother of four sons and the spark plug for countless family outings and neighborhood barbecues, spent the last 2-1/2 years of her life in a cruel medical limbo.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.