For some people, finding Cape Charles must feel a bit like serendipity, more a discovery than a destination. The ride typically takes them up Route 13, over and through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to the Eastern Shore, past the wildlife refuge and kitschy Sunset Beach Resort, and into a world that feels almost like a secret place. They turn left…

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Brigette Magee slapped the scalpel into the surgeon’s palm, just as her father had taught her to. She was 13, standing at the side of a child in the Philippines, acting as a scrub nurse to a volunteer repairing a child’s cleft palate. It’s an unusual thing for a teenager to do, unless you’re a…

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The producer has Sen. Tim Kaine on hold and it’s making him very nervous. Kaine’s staff is texting a countdown, because the senator has a floor vote scheduled and the 20 minutes allotted for an interview on HearSay with Cathy Lewis is ticking away. He jiggles his knee as he watches the incoming texts. Kaine…

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Whether it’s beer and wine, horses and history, or just good old-fashioned fancy digs, Loudoun County has all you need for a good vacation. LEESBURG | They’ll show you the hop picker that sorts the pollen from the cones and the stems. It was made in Germany and used for years in Lithuania before the…

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