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2008-09-28 12:00:19

By TOM SHEAN By Tom Shean The Virginian-Pilot virginia beach The parent of Gateway Bank & Trust Co., which agreed this week to be acquired by Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc., filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday to raise as much as $40 million from the sale of preferred stock.

2008-09-25 09:00:34

By MALCOLM VENABLE By Malcolm Venable The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK Picture it: You're sitting on a manicured lawn. Sunrise. You look up, drink in the amber glow from the rising of the sun, which has turned the Elizabeth River into a moving mirror.

2008-09-25 09:00:34

By MALCOLM VENABLE By Malcolm Venable The Virginian-Pilot AIRLINE STAFF is paging Sen. Larry Craig. His flight is boarding . But Craig doesn't hear them, or doesn't care, because he's in the men's room, finishing up his business.

2008-09-25 09:00:34

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot GONZO: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson" was bound to show up on the Naro Expanded Cinema calendar sooner or later.

2008-09-25 09:00:34

By MALCOLM VENABLE By Malcolm Venable The Virginian-Pilot HOW DO YOU build a scene? A group of artists, musicians and clothing designers in Tidewater is trying to figure it out. Tonight, three groups join forces to host a dance party that they intend to be a building block.

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By JULIAN WALKER By Julian Walker The Virginian-Pilot richmond Standing near crop fields at a Henrico County farm operated by the same family for 97 years, Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Wednesday proclaimed Virginia's agricultural economy strong.

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot swan beach Plans have resurfaced for a commercial development, including a 50-room inn, on the northern Currituck Outer Banks where wild horses roam.

2008-09-25 09:00:27

By TOM SHEAN By Tom Shean The Virginian-Pilot Hobbled financially by losses on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac securities, Gateway Financial Holdings Inc. has agreed to be acquired by a much smaller financial institution, Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc.

2008-09-24 09:00:48

By DEBBIE MESSINA By Debbie Messina The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK The sagging economy has many human service groups struggling with higher costs, shrinking donations and a growing client list.

2008-09-24 09:00:48

By ELIZABETH SIMPSON By Elizabeth Simpson The Virginian-Pilot Officials of Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox, the only hospital on Virginia's Eastern Shore, announced Tuesday they are exploring affiliating with a larger health care partner.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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