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    The Little Busy Bee

    Honeybees are crucial to our environment as primary pollinators of plants, and scientists are scrambling to discover the causes of the recent decline in their numbers. One group might help to reverse the trend: beekeepers. more

    Mar 17, 2010



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    Sonoma of the South: Rappahannock County

    Welcome to Rappahannock County—a tranquil island in a sea of development. Residents and visitors laud its rural charm and sophisticated culture. The question is, can it stay this way? more

    Sep 18, 2009



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    Adam Ewing

    Salt of the Earth

    From oyster shuckers and banjo players to gospel singers and decoy carvers, Virginia's state folklorist Jon Lohman champions the artists and the traditions that are the soul of our cultural heritage. more

    Feb 19, 2013


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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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    Robb Sharetg

    A Nite With Daddy G

    After 60 years in the forefront of rhythm and blues, soul, gospel and rock, tenor saxophone legend and Norfolk native Gene Barge keeps the music movin’ and groovin’. more

    Feb 23, 2011



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    Cade Martin

    Tangier Revisited: Tangier

    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

    Aug 10, 2011



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    Soul of the Bay

    How devoted watermen have rescued some of the Chesapeake Bay’s most storied and historic buyboats. more

    May 6, 2016



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    Nick LaClair

    In the Fast Lane: Fairfax

    Fairfax County is something of welcome anomaly—the Old Dominion's busy, brash and diverse economic powerhouse. more

    Jan 29, 2010


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    Adam Ewing

    A Need for Speed

    NASCAR grabs all the headlines, but the real roots of stock car racing can be found at small dirt tracks like Wythe Raceway, where drivers spend more than they win to indulge a passion. more

    May 13, 2011



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    Ship Shape

    What took eight years and $6.2 billion to build, towers 20 stories above the waterline and is home to 6,000 people for six months at a time? It’s the USS George H.W. Bush. more

    Mar 31, 2015


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