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Schilling stands alone
Published on Mar 5th, 2006
3 comments As it turned out, there was no mystery candidate announced at the Republican nominating convention held at the Charlottesville General District Court today–and no mystery about who was...
Website dedicated to Davespeak
Published on Feb 27th, 2006
2 comments At some point, rock icons are recognized as much for what they say as what they sing. Think John Lennon or Bob Dylan. Of course, by the time rock stars become quotable they’re usually dead or real...
Duffy watch
Published on Feb 20th, 2006
1 comments Thursday is NBC29 early morning anchor Beth Duffy's last day. Friday, we might as well sleep in. Oops, Duffy's last day is Thursday, March 2. Enjoy the reprieve.
Monticello�s Jordan named 2006 Outstanding Virginian
Published on Feb 15th, 2006
0 comments Our own Dan Jordan, head of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns and operates Monticello, received a standing ovation in the Virginia House and Senate today after Senator Creigh Deeds and...
Why Julian Bond skipped Coretta’s funeral
Published on Feb 13th, 2006
0 comments Whoda thought that UVA's noted professor Julian Bond, a longtime leader for civil rights, would skip the funeral of that icon of the movement, Coretta Scott King? But skip he did, and he has his...
Bill Emory makes quiet art
Published on Feb 11th, 2006
1 comments With the snow falling, it's easy for photogs to toss up their latest shot of the Rotunda or some sled-wielding kids frolicking amid the flakes. However, there's one blog in town that mixes word and...
Samaritan carrying an ‘Ednam’?
Published on Feb 11th, 2006
0 comments You know how every Saturday the Daily Progress puts in its fluff letters– the ones saying "thanks for coming out to the bingo party," "the blood drive was quite a success," and that staple of...
Female V-P nominee to speak
Published on Feb 9th, 2006
0 comments Remember Geraldine Ferraro? Well, she's the former Congressperson who once took a shot at becoming America's first female vice-president. And she's coming here. While the 1984 Democratic ticket (led...
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