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2009 

All of us have been hit hard by the economy but what can you do in Norfolk to make your life better and stay away from scammers?  One way is to keep track of your credit.  You can get a free report once a year from https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp  Put yourself on the Do Not Call ...
01/31/2009
Atlas Van Lines has classified Virginia as a moving destination.  I could have told them that if they would have asked.  People are moving away from states with hard hit industries like automobiles and heavy manafacturing.  Believe it or not many midwesterners are headed to warmer climates and br...
01/31/2009
In 2008 all but a handful of variances were approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals in Virginia Beach.  This will change in 2009 as the courts recently raised the legal threshold for allowing variances.  The new test is "whether, without the variance, the owner loses the right to use the property...
01/31/2009
The Chesapeake Regional Medical Center is objecting to a joint hospital proposed in Virginia Beach by Sentara and Bon Secours.  The hospital will be located by the amphitheatre and will be a 200 bed facility.  Sentara has already been approved for a 120 bed facility but Bon Secours wants to add 8...
01/31/2009
Any one still using Magic Jack and does it work as far as voice quality.  I am using DSL not cable so it is not the fastest.  Any responses would be great.  Thanks.
01/26/2009
 It is not made just for taking pictures of bridges but it is a type of camera that bridges the gap between a Point and Shoot and the DSLR cameras.  Kodak recently announced one themselves, the KODAK z980 . Olympus has announced the SP-590UZ ultra-zoom digital camera. Trumping Kodak's 24X zoom, t...
01/22/2009
For all you boaters in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, here is some good information.  Along with our tv transmissions going digital soon so are the Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) for boaters are going digital on Feb 1.  The coast guard along with other re...
01/21/2009
Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim said during a recent City Council meeting that a 2 acre park will be built near City Hall.  The park will honor those who fought to end Massive Resistance and integrate the schools 50 years ago.  The park is at least four years away as it will sit where the current Circui...
01/21/2009
I found this in our local MLS.  Someone in Hampton Roads has been reading the posts on night photography but didn't pay attention to how not to do it.   I won't even mention the slant.  Sometimes you have to wonder what is going on with peoples heads and why did this person get the listing and wh...
01/20/2009
Who knew it would last this long?  Imagine a slogan being fourty years old and still going strong.  The phrase was meant to be open-ended, memorable, short and should I say just a bit provocative.  I don't understand how phrases like that bring people in but I guess if advertise enough people wil...
01/09/2009
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