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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

    House + Garden

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    Letters of the Law

    Over a nearly six-year period, a Mariners’ Museum archivist named Lester Weber systematically stole thousands of historical documents from the institution, including material related to the sinking of the Titanic, and then sold them on eBay. more

    Nov 25, 2009

    Culture

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    Casey Templeton

    Deep Roots

    For the 200 farmers in southeastern Virginia’s peanut belt, this is a special time of the year: harvest season. Low prices have shrunk production volumes, but nobody is giving up on an iconic food crop that goes back nearly 170 years. more

    Jun 5, 2017

    Culture

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    Down and Derby

    Not all heroes wear capes – some wear skates. more

    Sep 15, 2017

    The Daily Post

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    Cameron Davidson

    Flying Back In Time

    In Bealeton, on a summer Sunday, you can get a firsthand look at the early days of American aviation, when daring pilots and sturdy biplanes helped to win world wars and then went “barnstorming” across America. more

    Sep 15, 2017

    Culture

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    Robb Scharetg

    All in the Family

    Lineage societies are reputed to be stuffy, shrinking refuges for the few. But, in fact, many are now growing in size, thanks to an Internet-driven rise in genealogical research, and most do charitable work. more

    Sep 24, 2010

    Culture

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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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    Adam Ewing

    No Holds Barred

    It’s a long, tough road to the WWE, but for Virginia’s pro wrestlers, the promise of glory isn’t the only thing that keeps them in the ring training and competing night after night, year after year. They just love the sport. more

    Mar 7, 2014

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    Paradise Found

    St. Lucia’s Viceroy Resort, Sugar Beach, offers the ultimate in barefoot Caribbean luxury. more

    Feb 17, 2015

    Travel

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    Kimberley Lovato

    Unraveling Fez

    A tapestry of colors, sounds and scents greets the visitor to the meandering alleys of this ancient city’s medina, where the breadth of time and tradition offers the explorer a heady experience. more

    Apr 25, 2018

    Travel

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    Smile Power

    Volunteers at Virginia Beach-based Operation Smile travel the world to help kids overcome physical deformities and discover that a smile is worth a thousand words. more

    Sep 6, 2017

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