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  • Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon

    Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon
    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his...
  • Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests

    Chris Christie, George P. Bush: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The program also features former Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra and Michael Leiter, former director, U.S....
  • Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside

    Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside
    There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind. I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
  • Andre Reed Field gets approval from Allentown School Board

    Andre Reed Field gets approval from Allentown School Board
    Since no one knows what William Allen would have posted on Facebook and nearly everyone has used the F-word, the Allentown School Board has given its blessing to name a football field after Andre Reed. School directors voted 6-1 at a special meeting...
  • At the Little Rock presidential center, bearing the Clinton torch

    At the Little Rock presidential center, bearing the Clinton torch
    She's a white-headed whirlwind of energy, kissing babies, spinning campaign tales, acting as a stand-in for another white-haired dynamo who kissed babies and spun his own tales. As she'll announce proudly: William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd president of...
  • White House intruder arrested after entering front doors

    An intruder scaled a White House fence and made it all the way into the building Friday evening before he was caught and wrestled to the ground by security officers, the Secret Service said. President Obama and his family had already left for Camp David...
  • Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting

    Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting
    Growing your own food is a joy—especially when it's harvest time. Fall is known primarily as the harvest season. But it is also a great time to plant fruit trees and late-season vegetable crops. Trees and bushes planted in the autumn have a chance...
  • Like all presidents, Obama disappoints

    Like all presidents, Obama disappoints
    All presidents disappoint. It comes with the job, the unreasonable expectations Americans have for their presidents, and the inherent conflict and disconnect between campaigning (promising people all they can have) and governing (explaining to people...
  • A presidential performance

    A presidential performance
    Clay Jenkinson is best known for his portrayal of Thomas Jefferson, but he actually wears many historical hats – President Theodore Roosevelt, explorer Meriwether Lewis, physicist Robert Oppenheimer and author John Steinbeck to name a few. On...
  • 'We the People' brings civics lesson to students

    Students from schools across Windham County gathered at the Hyde Cultural Center in Woodstock on Oct. 8 for a lesson in civics. The fourth- through eighth-grade students were treated to "We the People," a TheaterWorks USA musical about the workings of the...
  • Inspired by the wounded, a Florida heiress creates a memorial

    Inspired by the wounded, a Florida heiress creates a memorial
    — Lois Pope, a former Broadway actress and Manalapan heiress, sees her creation of a memorial to disabled veterans in the shadows of the U.S. Capitol as a call to action. Inspired by hospital visits to wounded soldiers half a century ago, Pope...