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Greyhound racing trainer Kathy Lacasse pets one of her greyhounds in its cage in Longwood, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhound racing trainer Kathy Lacasse pets one of her greyhounds in its cage in Longwood, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Trainers check their greyhounds in for racing at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Trainers check their greyhounds in for racing at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhounds race at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club in Longwood, Fla., in July. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhounds race at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club in Longwood, Fla., in July. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline passes through the forests of Buckingham County. (Timothy C. Wright for The Post)
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