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April 2008

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A League of Their Own, by Don Harrison

The Squires were Virginia's first and only pro sports franchise. It was a star-crossed ABA team, but two of basketball's best-ever players started their careers here.


Dairies Deliver, by Lee Gimpel

Virginia's small dairies have mostly disappeared, but two firms are still stubbornly selling milk in glass bottles and delivering it to customers' doorsteps.


A's in Schools, by Mac Carey

Some of America's best public high schools are in northern Virginia. What's the secret of their success?

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A Winning Combination, by Richard Ernsberger Jr.

Tori Hall, Miss Virginia U.S.A. and MTV Star, is accustomed to the spotlight.


Parisian Style sans Airfare, by Anne-Ryan Heatwole

That sexy look, that Euro style...


Delmarva-lous Chicken, by Bland Crowder

In Accomack County, poultry has long been the economic beef.


Earth, Wind and Fire, by Laura Parsons

Shinji Turner-Yamamoto looks into the light.


A Tribute to the Troops, by Mary Miley Theobald

Pamplin Park has two museums, three houses.

Departments


Virginiana | U-boats in the Atlantic, by Chiles Larson

In 1942, 29 German sailors were secretly buried in Hampton National Cemetery. The story of a U-boat sinking.


Sport | Racing for Glory, by Bill Glose

Alan Webb, America's best middle-distance runner, has set his sights on winning an Olympics medal in Beijing.


Travel | Wine, Crèpes, View, by Richard Ernsberger Jr.

Lausanne, on Lake Geneva, is a small but smart town with a world-class hotel - the grand (and vibrant) Beau-Rivage.


Food | The Cosmic Egg, by Christine Ennulat

The cosmic egg: You can use it to make some "oh, my" desserts (like this one).


Dining | Inside (the) Stove, by Christina Ball

Arlington's sites, from military to magnolias.At Stove, in Portsmouth, meet Sydney Meers - artist, raconteur and dazzling chef.

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