First sloth born at Virginia Zoo
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First sloth born at Virginia Zoo

NORFOLK, VA –  The Virginia Zoo has something to celebrate. The Zoo had its first sloth birth on Sunday, March 8, 2020. This two-toed sloth is the first offspring for mom, Honey, and dad, Mervin. Even though baby sloths are approximately 12-16 ounces when born, they are covered in fur, have nails and teeth and … Continue reading

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Howard Media Group replies to announcement that Howard will participate in FCC auction
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Howard Media Group replies to announcement that Howard will participate in FCC auction

HMG REPLIES TO PRESIDENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT HOWARD WILL PARTICIPATE IN AUCTION (1/20/16) Howard University President Wayne Frederick announced on January 13 that the university would participate in a reverse auction through the FCC, in which WHUT-TV will make its spectrum available for purchase or some other arrangement.  However, he noted that the details of the … Continue reading

Hong Kong tycoon buys $48.5M diamond at auction for daughter
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Hong Kong tycoon buys $48.5M diamond at auction for daughter

GENEVA (AP) — An exceptionally large blue diamond sold Wednesday for 48.6 million Swiss francs ($48.5 million) — a record price for any jewel at auction, Sotheby’s said, culminating two Geneva auctions in which a convicted Hong Kong tycoon bought rare colored diamonds for his daughter. The 12.03-carat ‘Blue Moon’ diamond, set in a ring, … Continue reading