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29 Press Play Classic tunes of summer to go along with any of your plans.

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36 Rick Hurley: At The Top Of His Game New UMW president Rick Hurley doesn’t have a Ph.D., but he knows the university and its people.

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40 Full Ski Ahead!

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Skiing on one leg, skyrocketing off of waves, forming a human pyramid at high speeds—the Lake of the Woods Water Ski Club is putting fun and family back into sports.

Potluck

Observations

Best Bites

25 Chillin’ time and the living is

51 R eview

9 P  otluck

Battle of the Condiments

easy. Can we get an extension on summer this year?

10 T rends

Energy drinks are so yesterday. Today’s market is blanketed by beverages built to de-stress.

Outdoors

Crabs and beer and river views just a short drive from town

52 C HEERS

American Honey

27 Letterboxing brings adventure

54 c ome & get it

River Safety checklist, Discount dining with Restaurant.com

Applause

55 F oodie Profile

Saving big by going green

10 B its&Pieces 12 ECO 411

14 B  EST OF

Dog days of summer

16 A  RE WE THERE YET?

Day trip to historic Jamestown

18 H  UMOR

Summer Jobs Gone Wrong

Around Town 21 A  round Town

C  al Ripken Sr. Foundation

22 O ne ON ONE

For More Than 30 Years, Private Investigator John Lopes Has Tracked Bad Guys

to the average summer

Enjoy a different twist on BLT with our Cornbread Panzanella.

47 m usic

Drema Apperson found her true calling when she traded her business suits for a chef’s jacket.

48 w riter’s block

59 Cardboard Boat Regatta,

45 A  RT

PONSHOP Elby Brass damaging the nerd image of marching bands.

Serving up summer’s best reads.

49 P  LAYLIST

Music’s summer releases

Out&About Battlefield Tours, Save Our Food Festival and much more.

Cul-de-sac 64 Summer would shine if adults could loan their jobs to cash-hungry kids.

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