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A town’s destruction and rebirth is commemorated

June 2, 2016

Ghost whispers seem to float on the air in and around Franklin County’s historic Chambersburg, Pa. They linger on the steps of the town’s courthouse, around its clock tower, town square, and stone quarry, and […]

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Dinosaurs return to Virginia Living Museum

May 7, 2016

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News is bringing back some of the most popular dinosaurs for summer fun. T. Rex. and triceratops will roar to life beginning May 7. […]

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Four May festivals liven up spring in the Eastern Panhandle

May 7, 2016

Festivals celebrating history, wine, music, and art await spring travelers to Martinsburg, W.Va., about 90 minutes from the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas. Martinsburg’s annual Heritage Day celebrations have been expanded to cover two Fridays […]

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On the Radio: Honey, they blew up the bugs

March 31, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Immerse yourself in a world of gigantic animatronic insects in […]

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‘Big Bugs’ come to Virginia Living Museum

March 22, 2016

Big Bugs, a larger-than-life animatronic exhibit featuring super-sized critters, is on display at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News through April 17. You’ll see the Madagascan sunset moth, the bombardier beetle, the dragonfly, the […]