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  • The Virginia Quarterly Review, part 1: A suicide rocks the esteemed literary journal

     
    On July 30, Kevin Morrissey printed a note, gathered his identification and called the Charlottesville, Va., police to report a shooting at the coal tower, a local landmark. When they arrived, it was Morrissey they found dead of a self-inflicted......
  • Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor commits suicide

     
    Kevin Morrissey, the 52-year-old managing editor of the literary journal the Virginia Quarterly Review, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday, the Virginia medical examiner's office confirmed Monday. Morrissey lived in Charlottesville, Va. In a...
  • Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family

    Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family
    I've never met an American who didn't have a soft spot in his heart for Thomas Jefferson and Monticello, his home and plantation in Charlottesville. After his term as president expired in 1809, Jefferson lived full time at Monticello. The house, which...
  • If you go: Monticello

    THE BEST WAY TO CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Charlottesville is offered on United, US Airways and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $348. Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, Va.,...
  • A Civil War road trip

    A Civil War road trip
    Ken Burns, whose landmark documentary on the Civil War established him as one of its quintessential authorities, thinks there's no better way to get a sense of the Civil War than to visit its battlefields, museums and national parks. "When we go to Civil...
  • A journey through Civil War sites

    A journey through Civil War sites
    Although the Civil War was waged across the country — from Arizona to Maine — some of the heaviest and most decisive fighting took place in the beautiful rolling countryside of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Piedmont, as it's called,...
  • Psychiatric care's peril and profits

    Psychiatric Solutions Inc. was on its way to becoming the nation's leading provider of private psychiatric care when it snapped up Sierra Vista Hospital in Sacramento in mid-2005. The company put its well-honed business formula into action: Staffing...
  • PASSINGS

    Virginia Carroll Character actress and leading lady Virginia Carroll, 95, a movie character actress and B-western leading lady who appeared opposite cowboy stars such as Don "Red" Barry and Tex Ritter, died of natural causes July 23 in a Santa Barbara...
  • Recipe: Pistachio madeleines

    Recipe: Pistachio madeleines
    Dear SOS: Years ago there was a recipe for (pistachio) madeleines in the newspaper. I have misplaced the original and would really like to make them again. Jim Tavernier Glendora Dear Jim: These madeleines are light in texture and delicately flavored,...
  • Day trips in Virginia

    Virginia is loaded with history, and there is no shortage of day trips from Washington. Here are two suggestions: Mt. Vernon George Washington's home is so vast and fascinating that it's worth spending four to six hours here. The first highlight is...
  • Writers as rogues and role models

    Early in his career, an aspiring novelist faces a moment when he must decide to take his vocation seriously or else remain a dreamer, unpublished and unconsidered. Michael Mewshaw's occurred in the office of legendary Random House editor Albert Erskine....