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Word up My journalism class at Monticello High School, which produces our school newspaper, the Hoofprint, reads your paper every week. I’m writing this letter from my classroom where, just moments ago, those students saw the headline “Teens, like, totally want to protest” for an article on young protesters [Ask Ace, March 25]. I promised […]

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Radio, radio  I have a word of correction and one of clarification regarding non-commercial radio in Charlottesville [“America at a distance,” InReview/Media, March 4]. Correction: “This American Life” has already been available in Charlottesville, thank you. WMRA airs it on Friday evenings. Clarification: BBC news has already been available, for an hour at least, on […]

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Entitlement issues I want to object to the title of the March 11 cover story, “Charlottesville’s new homeless.” The problem of low-income people and high rents is not unique to the City. It is a problem shared by our entire area and it cannot be solved by the City alone. The article states that there […]

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Smells like team spirit “Winning isn’t everything….” That’s a truism I’ll use as a counterpoint to Mark Saunders’ suggestion that UVA women’s basketball coach Debbie Ryan should move on [RePlay, February 25]. His focus is on the win-loss criterion. Mine isn’t. Winning is exhilarating. My wife an I were in New Orleans when the Lady […]