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Tyler Darden

In April 1942, 29 crew members from a German U-boat were secretly buried at night in Hampton National Cemetery. The incident that led to their deaths was the first “bright spot in a dreadful period” for America in the early days of World War II. Read more

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Chiles T. A. Larson

A visit to Paris, the Loire Valley and Normandy was decades in the making for Chiles T. A. Larson. But France’s fabled cathedrals, châteaux and charming city streets were worth waiting for. Read more

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Four centuries of ferry service in the Old Dominion. Read more

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The Big Story

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In 1903 the Virginian-Pilot newspaper got one of the biggest scoops ever, thanks to the efforts of a 19-year-old cub reporter and a barrel of Lynnhaven oysters. Read more

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Remembering Gen. Robert E. Lee’s final order to the Army of Northern Virginia. Read more

Banjo Men

Charles Larson

Memories of a talented picker and the man credited with inventing the instrument. Read more

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