Stories by Steve Szkotak

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Proposed resort where eagles soar draws anger

WARSAW, Va. - The gatherings of migratory eagles and the hundreds of nesting pairs nearby make this one of the most important places on the East Coast for bald eagles. Yet this bucolic scene ...
By Steve Szkotak

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Growing web of pipelines spawns resistance

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Carolyn and Ian Reilly left Florida’s sprawl in 2010 to farm in rural Virginia, raising cattle, chicken and hogs. Then a year ago, they learned a pipeline would slice through ...
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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