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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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