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  • History Under Glass

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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

    Culture

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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

    Culture

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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

    Culture

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    Hunt Country Hounds

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

    Jan 25, 2011

    Travel

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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

    Culture

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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

    Travel

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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

    Culture

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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

    Home

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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

    Food

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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

    Health

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    The Tie that Binds

    Westover, Shirley and Berkeley plantations are living links to our country’s history, but these Colonial-era James River estates are also home to generations of three extraordinary families. The story of a deep and unique friendship. more

    Jul 14, 2017

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    Peony Party

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    Jul 3, 2017

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    Snow Country

    A journey through Japan reveals a country where modern and ancient create a haunting harmony. more

    Jul 20, 2017

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    Cade Martin

    Tangier Revisited

    Truly an island out of time, legendary Tangier is only 12 miles away from the Eastern Shore, but decades apart. At times quaint, underneath the island’s Bible Belt exterior is a colorful past, and a (mostly) idyllic present. more

    Jul 10, 2017

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    Moving Forward

    Top Hospitals and Healthcare 2016: Carilion introduces outpatient total hip replacements. more

    Dec 27, 2016

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    Gathering Around

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