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2008-10-06 09:00:24

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot Gatesville, N.C. State wildlife biologist Tommy Hughes stopped suddenly on the old logging road and pointed to a three-toed impression in the sand. "There's a wild turkey track right there," Hughes told the small group around him.

2008-10-05 09:00:13

By BARRETT R RICHARDSON By Barrett R. Richardson Special to The Virginian-Pilot THE REPUTATION of that iconic Virginia patriot, U.S. president and founder of the University of Virginia has taken another hit by historians.

2008-10-05 09:00:10

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot Gatesville State wildlife biologist Tommy Hughes stopped suddenly on the old logging road and pointed to a three-toed impression in the sand. "There's a wild turkey track right there," Hughes told the small group around him.

2008-10-05 09:00:10

By JOHN WARREN By John Warren The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH On the southernmost edge of the aptly named Marshview property is Virginia Beach as nature intended. A tributary to Lake Rudee is filled with salt marsh grass.

2008-10-04 09:00:14

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot Coming after a six-month publicity campaign that is a good deal more clever than anything in the movie, "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" is a can't-miss attraction.

2008-10-04 09:00:14

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot IT'S NOT a great Western, but "Appaloosa" is the only Western in town. It's also one of the rarest of modern movies: a "routine" Western.

2008-10-04 09:00:12

By RICH RADFORD By Rich Radford The Virginian-Pilot The John Castleberry Show, a local sports talk radio show that had been on the air since January of 2007, was abruptly canceled Friday.

2008-10-04 09:00:03

By ANICK JESDANUN By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press NEW YORK Newspapers that carried an advertising supplement in recent weeks containing a DVD critical of radical Muslims have faced complaints from readers and questions about whether newspapers should offer a platform to everyone willing to pay for distribution.

2008-10-03 09:00:29

By AMY JETER By Amy Jeter The Virginian-Pilot When a Portsmouth student was charged last week with attempted murder and gang participation after allegedly holding a student in a chokehold until the victim was unconscious, school officials told parents nothing, even though the attack took place in a Wilson High School bathroom.

2008-10-03 09:00:29

By DENISE WATSON BATTS By Denise Watson Batts The Virginian-Pilot Three weeks later than originally scheduled, Norfolk schools were finally ready to open. Well, most of them. On Sept.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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