Stories by Steve Szkotak

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Museums' union to give fuller picture of Civil War

RICHMOND, Va. - One museum has among its vast Confederate-centric collection Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's sword and the flag that flew at Robert E. Lee's headquarters.
By Steve Szkotak

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Haley appeals for offshore drilling

The Republican governors of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina appealed Thursday to the president's choice for interior secretary to open waters off their states' coasts to gas and oil ...
By Steve Szkotak

Monday, June 11, 2012

Help solve Civil War mystery

The Museum of the Confederacy is releasing eight unidentified Civil War era images. View the photos and see if you might help solve the mystery.
By Steve Szkotak

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Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage rate unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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