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    History Under Glass

    The Menokin Foundation and some architects have hatched a bold plan to restore the 18th-century home of Francis Lightfoot Lee using structural glass--something that has never been done before. more

    Jan 17, 2011



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    Black Gold

    Coal has been one of virginia’s most valuable resources for more than 300 years. Here’s a look at the places and the people whose heritage has been shaped by the pursuit of this shiny black rock. more

    Mar 25, 2015


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    The Home Stretch

    The thoroughbred horseracing industry in Virginia is at a crossroads. What will the future hold? more

    May 12, 2015


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    Hunt Country Hounds

    To hunt fox, you need swift horses, intrepid riders ... and hard-working hounds. more

    Jan 25, 2011



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    Striving for “Ultimates”

    An accomplished poet and literary biographer, Virginia Moore was sentimental about Virginia and especially her adopted home town. A retrospective on the “Queen of Scottsville.” more

    Nov 6, 2009



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    In Bermuda Waters

    A grandparent and grandchild search for the Sea Venture—the supply ship that ultimately saved the James Fort colony in 1610—and discover their family’s ‘First Virginian’ on the way more

    Sep 15, 2010



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    Quite a Catch

    A concerted effort to rebuild the Chesapeake Bay’s crab population has preserved a way of life here that is as ‘summah’ as it gets. more

    Apr 3, 2017


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    A Tudor Showcase

    It took four years and a few bidding wars with luminaries like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rod Stewart to get Dover Hall furnished. The result is an astounding collection of period art and antiques. more

    Jan 10, 2011



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    Hog Wild

    Wanting to reconnect with cooking, caterer Tuffy Stone leaped into the weird and wonderful world of competition barbeque. more

    Jun 30, 2010


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    Blazing Trails

    Welcome to the new frontier of cardiac catheterization labs, where medical pioneers are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in treating heart disease–and winning. more

    Nov 21, 2014


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