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Chincoteague(Va.) Oyster Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversay

By Jim Weaver Oysters aren’t everybody’s cup of tea.  For one thing they aren’t particularly attractive and we like our food to look pretty.  And the flavor is a little strange, at least initially.  Some would say it’s an acquired taste. However, if you’re willing to try oysters, they can become exceedingly habit forming.   …

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Prince William County: A Peaceful Getaway from Bustling Washington

by Dorothea S. Michelman Enshrouded by early morning fog, the imposing statue of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson imparted a ghostlike air to the melancholy expanse of Manassas Battlefield National Park during our recent visit, a poignant reminder of the many thousands of lives lost in the First and Second Battles of Manassas fought here in …

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