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2008-07-30 03:00:40

By Warren Fiske, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 30--RICHMOND -- Gov. Timothy M. Kaine was mum Tuesday as word spread across the nation that Democrat Barack Obama may be on the verge of asking him to run for vice president. "I'm just not going to talk about my conversations with the campaign," he said in an interview during his monthly appearance on WTOP radio in Washington. On his way out, he was swarmed by reporters on the sidewalk. "I have not sought it. I'm not running for...

2008-06-20 09:00:44

By DALE EISMAN By Dale Eisman and Warren Fiske The Virginian-Pilot RICHMOND Democrat Mark Warner said Wednesday that potential oil and natural gas deposits off the Virginia coast should be open for exploration, but not necessarily for production. Republican Jim Gilmore argued that offshore energy must be exploited to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign producers. "Drill here. Drill now. Pay less," he declared. The arms-length exchange between the two former governors and current...

2008-06-19 15:00:33

By Dale Eisman and Warren Fiske, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 19--RICHMOND -- Democrat Mark Warner said Wednesday that potential oil and natural gas deposits off the Virginia coast should be open for exploration, but not necessarily for production. Republican Jim Gilmore argued that offshore energy must be exploited to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign producers. "Drill here. Drill now. Pay less," he declared. The arms-length exchange between the two former governors and...

2008-06-15 09:00:09

By WARREN FISKE By Warren Fiske The Virginian-Pilot hampton Former Gov. Mark Warner officially received the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate on Saturday and launched his toughest attack yet on his Republican opponent, former Gov. Jim Gilmore. In an acceptance speech to about 2,000 loyalists at the state Democratic Convention, Warner accused Gilmore of mismanaging the state budget when he was governor and turning his back on the unemployed and the uninsured. "Elections are...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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