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Ashley Mauter, who was rescued by Charlottesville firefighters from a house fire on Lewis Mountain Road on March 18, 2007, joined the firefighters who were involved in the rescue last Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary, talk with the media and warn citizens about the importance of smoke detectors in their homes. Mauter’s boyfriend, Brett […]
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Last Thursday was the first day of the Senior Champs Swim Meet at the UVA Aquatic and Fitness Center. Roughly 800 swimmers made smooth entrances into the water over the course of the four-day event, including several who have qualified for the Olympic Trials. Tuesday 3/4 UVA punt returner charged with larceny Two-and-a-half years after […]
Dispense with the Old: A new season has begun for Phil Gosselin and the rest of the UVA baseball team, who racked up a 7-3 victory last Wednesday against Old Dominion. Tuesday 2/26 NFL backs down from churches Last year, the NFL told an Indianapolis church to cancel a Super Bowl party because it planned […]
Tim Gunn, on-air mentor to designers on the TV show “Project Runway” and all-around fashion guru, mingled with fans after his talk last Tuesday at Old Cabell Hall. Gunn was booked as a speaker by the Class of 2008’s Fourth-Year Trustees. Roughly 800 people attended the event. Tuesday 2/19 They want you! The Virginia Defense […]
Rhyming for a reason: Last Friday, protesters gathered in front of Allied Cash Advance on Emmet Street to voice their concern over the practice of payday lending. Tuesday 2/5 UVA historian implicated in 9/11 commission cover-up A new book, The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, claims that Philip Zelikow, a UVA historian […]
And the sand played on: Last Saturday, the John Paul Jones Arena was teeming with leaping, scantily clad women and men, and a crowd itching for summer, as the AVP Crocs Hot Winter Nights Tour brought pro beach volleyball to town. Tuesday 1/29 Population boom surrounds Charlottesville Virginia’s population reached 7.7 million people on July […]
I saw Richie Havens perform in the early ’90s in a small club in Alexandria, and arrived early enough to sit in the front row and watch him play guitar up close.
Last week, a 100-year-old red oak tree between New Cabell Hall and Jefferson Park Avenue was removed. University officials made the decision after a recent inspection found that the tree had extensive trunk and root rot and could pose a potential hazard. Tuesday 1/22 Baseball bat bill strikes out A bill that was introduced to […]
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Tuesday 1/8 Kaine proposes smoking ban Governor Timothy M. Kaine will propose legislation with the start of tomorrow’s General Assembly for a statewide ban on smoking in restaurants. “The scientific evidence about the health risks associated with exposure to secondhand smoke is clear and convincing,” Kaine said, standing in a restaurant in Virginia Beach. The […]
Tuesday, January 1 Kaine stumps for Obama Virginia Governor Tim Kaine stumped for Barack Obama (pictured) days before his Iowa victory. Days away from the Iowa caucus, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine joins presidential candidate Barack Obama as the Senator travels from Sioux City to Council Bluffs, reports today’s Baltimore Sun. Along the way, he is […]
Tuesday, December 11Squirrel shuts down Charlottesville Charlottesville, we have a squirrel problem. In addition to absconding with all our nuts and generally chattering loudly, squirrels have now attacked our power grid, depriving 1,400 buildings in the Downtown area of electricity from early Monday morning into mid-afternoon, reports The Daily Progress. Apparently, a squirrel got wedged […]
Tuesday, December 4Yankees play Hokies The New York Yankees will play an exhibition game at Virginia Tech on March 18, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. As part of their spring training, they will take on the Hokies at 3pm in English Field. "Since the tragedy of last April 16, the Virginia Tech family has shown great […]
Tuesday, November 27Kucinich is coming Diminutive Democrat presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich will make an appearance in Charlottesville on December 7. OpEdNews.com reports that an intimate "face-to-face" meeting will first be held in Room 235 of the County Office Building at 7:15pm for those able to cough up a minimum of $500. Thirty minutes later, the […]
Tuesday, November 20Alleged killer confesses One of two men arrested for the murder of 26-year-old Jayne Warren McGowan has revealed his role in her death, reports today’s Daily Progress. According to a police search warrant affidavit, 18-year-old Michael Stuart Pritchett said that he and his 22-year-old cousin, William Douglas Gentry, planned to rob McGowan and […]
Tuesday, October 30Mr. Vice President? Our next No. 2? Virginia senator Jim Webb’s name is being tossed around as a potential vice presidential candidate. As reported by The Roanoke Times, U.S. Senator Jim Webb told a group of Democratic supporters on Monday that "the country is watching Virginia" to see who wins in next week’s […]
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Tuesday, October 23Dylan rides in styleLess than a month after appearing at John Paul Jones Arena, troubadour Bob Dylan debuts in a TV ad for Cadillac. As reported by the New York Daily News, the singer-songwriter is shown in a Western get-up tooling down a desert highway in an Escalade. Trippy music plays as he […]
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Tuesday, October 16Warner raises over $1 million Although he only announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on September 13, Mark Warner has raised more than $1 million through the end of that month. As reported in the Virginian-Pilot, the former governor’s campaign received 703 contributions in-state and 301 outside of Virginia. Warner, a Democrat, […]