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Home tour spotlights design elements, raises funds for hospice

The kitchen in the home of Stephanie and Brice Duvall WINCHESTER - When Stephanie and Brice Duvall designed their home on Handley Avenue more than five years ago, there were two things Mrs. Duvall says she had to have in it -- a kitchen area that was open to the family room and a large island in the kitchen's center. comments
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British farce opens Little Theatre's 81st season

1wlt.jpg WINCHESTER -- What's the secret of comedy? Timing ... and doors. As the cast and crew of Winchester Little Theatre begin their 81st season, they intend for their first play, "Out of Order," to draw laughs from the audience in classic British farce style. comments
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Wood-oven cooking class will feature pizzas, appetizers

Kelley L. Miller holds a pizza fresh out of the oven FRONT ROYAL --Kelley L. Miller is hoping now that she's designed a better wood fire oven, people will beat a path to her door. comments
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Peer-taught classes serve those affected by mental illness

Ami Mitchell is holding workshops WINCHESTER -- While some local services for people with mental illnesses are seeing cuts, one organization is looking to fill the rising need with classes for mental illness sufferers and their families. comments
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Amazing journey: Local rocketry expert reflects on NASA's shuttle program

Charles Leeper stands inside the observatory MIDDLETOWN -- Space travel should never be considered routine. If it seems that way to modern Americans, credit the space shuttle program, NASA's one-time prodigy, which has been propelling astronauts and equipment into space with the force of a rocket and returning them to earth with the ease of a jet glider for 30 years. comments
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Poetry group offers place to share work

Carolyn Wolfe is the leader of a poetry group WINCHESTER -- There's a new place in town where writers can go when they need a little inspiration or support. Or, they can just sit quietly and listen. comments
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Through the looking glass: Local therapist says dreams a reflection of the dreamer

The meaning of dreams The study of dreams has long eluded many people who wonder what their dreams mean. Premonitions, love for a dream person, or simply a retelling of something recently seen on TV are usual suggestions that explain plot lines of dreams. comments
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Rough rocky road: Local music teacher to release long-awaited first CD

Con Burch, of Fort Valley, sings FORT VALLEY -- After three years of recording, local music teacher Con Burch's patience has finally paid off. comments
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Family ties: Man restores home shared by nine generations of relatives

Danny Sheetz stands in his house WOODSTOCK -- Despite battles with everything from Indians to time itself, nine consecutive generations of the Sheetz family at some point have called a single house along Narrow Passage Creek home. comments
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Spice it up: Winchester's first Salsafest to benefit area nonprofits

Stacey Iden dances with her instructor, Jorge Figueroa WINCHESTER -- The parking garage will get a lot more personality this weekend. The normally dull rooftop of Court Square Autopark in Winchester will be transformed Saturday night for Salsafest, a celebration of food, music and dance to benefit local nonprofits. comments
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'Experience India': Two of Virginia's newest winemakers bring the taste of their native land to the table

Pandit and Sudha Patil stand inside the tasting room AMISSVILLE -- The motto, "experience India ... taste Virginia," unites the past and present for the owners of Narmada Winery in Rappahannock County, who pair Indian food with their own award-winning Virginia wine. comments
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Handy work: Ex-carpenter opens new location as massage therapist

Massage therapist Nate Cravener WINCHESTER -- If you have heard someone describe an athlete as being built like a house, you have heard Nate Cravener's depiction of every human body. comments
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For one local dad, every day is take your child to work day

Doug Bowen works at his computer FRONT ROYAL -- For most people who walk through the doors of Ramsey Hardware, the store is simply a place to get a key cut or pick up a box of nails. comments
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Couple share music with the world on YouTube

Patrick "Mac" McCauley and Barbara "Annie" Stevens perform bluegrass FRONT ROYAL - Most days, the sweet sounds of old-time music can be heard coming down from the mountains outside Front Royal from the porch of Barbara "Annie" Stevens and Patrick "Mac" McCauley. comments
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Striking a chord

1striking.jpg MIDDLETOWN - The best stories stick with you long after the curtain falls. Wayside Theatre hopes that its upcoming play, "Striking 12," will be one such performance -- one that will both entertain and leave audience members with a feeling of goodwill. comments
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Volunteer drive

Millie Gill helps provide rides Millie Gill is not only a 24-year cancer survivor, she is someone who is determined to help others fight the disease, too. comments
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Making split ends meet: Salon offers area children free haircuts, school supplies

1salon.jpg KERNSTOWN -- Several hundred youngsters will start classes with new school supplies and new hairstyles thanks to a team of dedicated hairstylists. comments
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Blast from the past: Memorabilia collector enters 'Mad Men' contest

Paul E. Delmerico turns on a 1958 Philco TV WINCHESTER -- Paul E. Delmerico would fit right in with the AMC TV show "Mad Men," and that's exactly what he hopes will happen. comments
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Paying it forward: Youth program teaches respect for land, helps state parks

Susanna Byrd fishes DELAPLANE -- This summer at a 3-square mile state park along Va. 17 in Fauquier County, teens and young adults from around Virginia have spent their summer vacation doing what few others can claim to have done. comments
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Mystery dinner: Joe's Steakhouse takes patrons back to Old West

1joes.jpg WOODSTOCK-- Lately, one question has been on the lips of the patrons of Joe's Steakhouse in Woodstock: Who killed Mitch Maverick? Upon walking in on certain nights in July, customers found the restaurant and bar transformed into the set of "Murder at the Deadwood Saloon," "where the whiskey never runs dry and the saloon girls are fresh." comments
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Wilderness medicine is a passion for physician

2livermon.jpg Dr. Jeff Livermon might not practice high-altitude or dive medicine or tactical combat casualty care at his family practice in Winchester, but he could. And he's got the medallion to prove it. comments
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Group effort: Library meeting helps novices with family history search

Kristin Noell displays an 1880s census document FRONT ROYAL -- Ever since she was a teenager, Juanita Atwood longed to embark on a seemingly endless scavenger hunt in search of new and revealing facts about her family history. comments
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Photographer captured Presley's life pre-fame

1elvis.jpg WINCHESTER -- It was a cold day in March 1956 when a young photojournalist first crossed paths with a 21-year-old Elvis Presley. comments
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Trial run: Students help with hospital's clinical research

interns1.jpg Chelsea Bradley and Brittany Popko, summer interns with Valley Health at Winchester Medical Center, have an opportunity that few of their peers do -- the chance to gain knowledge about everything that goes on in a hospital, from birth until death. comments
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Lending a room: Elledge family takes in traveler as one of their own

1kosovo.jpg EDINBURG - When your faith journey leads you from Hawaii to living at a vineyard to volunteering at a shelter for Los Angeles' homeless youths, and those aren't even the most compelling stopping points along the way, you must have really done something. Larush Ramosaj has. comments

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