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Sidney Jackson Baker (access required)

Sidney Jackson “Jack” Baker, a retired Williamsburg attorney and a former substitute judge, died Sept. 27 after a brief hospitalization. He was 80. Mr. Baker was a graduate of the College of William and Mary and its law school. He ...

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iPhone app available for state tourist sites (access required)

Virginia tourism officials have announced a new iPhone application designed to help users access information about more than 12,000 attractions, restaurants, hotels and special events. The Virginia Tourism Corporation said Tuesday that the mobile guide is available for free at ...

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Father of the country and distiller of note (access required)

WASHINGTON—George Washington is best known as a general and statesman, but this week a group of experts was more interested in another one of the first president’s talents: making peach brandy. In a reconstructed distillery at Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, ...

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Robert E. Eicher (access required)

Robert E. Eicher, a partner at Williams Mullen in Richmond, died Oct. 2. He was 74. A native of Norfolk, Mr. Eicher graduated from the University of Virginia and its law school, where he was a member of Phi Beta ...

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