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2008-09-28 12:00:30

By CHERYL ROSS By Cheryl Ross The Virginian-Pilot More schools in South Hampton Roads earned full accreditation this year, according to ratings released Thursday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eight schools missed full accreditation, down from 13 last year.

2008-09-28 12:00:26

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot kill devil hills At the same time the opening scenes from "Nights in Rodanthe" filled the big screen Wednesday, water was racing into the road from the sea at the place where parts of the movie were shot.

2008-09-28 12:00:26

By DAN DUKE By Dan Duke The Virginian-Pilot 'JOHN ADAMS," the seven-part miniseries that aired this spring on HBO, cleaned up at the Emmys.

2008-09-28 12:00:25

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot A GROUCHY DENTIST who sees dead people does not, upon first thought, inspire gales of laughter. Yet, when the part is played by plump, deadpan British comic Ricky Gervais, there are possibilities.

2008-09-28 12:00:25

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot "Frozen River" speaks to the desperation of those American citizens who probably couldn't afford the ticket to go see it. They may be down, but they're not out.

2008-09-28 12:00:25

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot In brilliant color and widescreen grandeur, Rodanthe is clearly ready for its close-up.

2008-09-28 12:00:22

By DEIRDRE FERNANDES By Deirdre Fernandes The Virginian-Pilot Virginia beach Buddhist monks and their followers have filed a federal lawsuit in the hopes of forcing the city to let them resume worshipping at their home in rural Pungo.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By STEVEN G VEGH By Steven G. Vegh The Virginian-Pilot BARHAMSVILLE On a finger of lakeside forest at Makemie Woods, a Presbyterian camp, stout birch and oak trees stretch heavenward, trunks tied with blue ribbon. At their base, decaying leaves and twigs return to the Earth.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By JIM WASHINGTON By Jim Washington The Virginian-Pilot They were swimming with their kids or with friends, on vacation or out for a day at the beach.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot norfolk A wetlands dispute between federal regulators and the developers of Edinburgh, a community in southern Chesapeake, has resurfaced and appears headed back to U.S. District Court in Norfolk.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.