The Press: Amateur Editor

Virginia Beach, Va. was once a quiet seaside town where the middling rich of Princess Anne County and nearby Norfolk went to bathe and sun. But 25 years back, the quiet town was invaded. Garish clubs sprang up along the beach, and gambling tables ran far into the night, presided over by burly, heavy-set men in sharp suits and loud ties. The town's old inhabitants protested, but the local Kellam political machine blandly looked the other way. Six years ago one scrappy, stubborn real-estate man named Joseph Willcox Dunn finally got so mad that he started his own weekly, called it...

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