January 30th, 2003 issue #0204

January 30th, 2003
  • Boxed in: A boy's lost week

    This week's cover story is an edited first-person account of the kidnapping and sexual abuse Martin Andrews endured in 1973. He wrote it at the request of the Critical Incident Analysis Group. A little-known UVA-based consortium of academics and other professions, the Group studies public responses to terrorism and crime, and is dedicated to improving the public's ability to deal with "critical incidents." The current executive director is Gregory B. Saathoff, M.D., Associate Professor of Research at the UVA School of Medicine.

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  • Going public: Andrews talks, and the governor listens

    For nearly 30 years, Martin Andrews kept silent about a hideous crime that happened to him in Tidewater. But last year he learned that the man who repeatedly raped him and kept him imprisoned in an underground box is scheduled to be released from prison in April. The 43-year-old Andrews swung into action. Now a computer technician living North Miami, Florida, Andrews collected his vacation time and began making frequent trips to Virginia to lobby top state officials and tell his story to the media– all in an effort to prevent the scheduled release of his attacker.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best sign of new blood in the city Democratic machine: Josh Chernila, Waldo Jaquith's campaign manager in his bid for City Council last year, is elected vice chairman of th...

The Dish

  • Gold medal pizza? Thai pie vies for prize

    When Bistro 151 owner Anna Wallaker entered her Thai pie in the International Pizza Contest at the eleventh hour, she didn't expect to win a free trip to Vegas. But on Marc...


  • Roe v. Wade: Status quo serves us well

    Perhaps the most striking aspect of the many observances of the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, was the relative ...

Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    February 3, 2003, at 10am at the Greene County Courthouse Property: 311 E. Daffodil Road, Ruckersville Debtor: unknown Originally owing: $41,778.55 Bidder brings: 10 perce...

Real Estate - $old

  • Sold!

    CHARLOTTESVILLE 1/8  Richard H. Fife to University of Virginia Real Estate Foundation, parcel on Monroe Lane, $224,000. 1/10  Claridge Court LLC to Margaret G....

Real Estate - Off the Block

  • Sale Withdrawn

    Featured in issue #18 of the Hook on June 6, 2002  5 Steubin Lane Key West ASKING: $349,000 SIZE: 2,392 finished sq. ft., 676 unfin. YEAR BUILT: 1984 ADDRESS: 5 Steub...

Real Estate - On the Block

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews

  • Metal lineup rocks the Rose

    Are You...?, Bonestorm, and Municipal Wasteat Tokyo RoseFriday, January 24   True metal was born in '70s Britain, when Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, and Co. took the slu...

  • More than OK: Afro beat band wins converts

    Antibalasat Starr Hill Music HallFriday, January 24 Antibalas first brought afro-beat to Starr Hill in September, 2002. At that time very few people knew of the 12-piece b...


Strange But True

  • Pals with Hal: Getting it on with Mac

    Q. What if you hooked up with a powerful online computer as an e-mail pal. Sex aside, could you have a "meaningful" relationship with a machine? ­B. Gates  A. Going ...




  • Yo, UVA! Do the right thing!

    At my house, or probably anyone's house, if I wanted to build a new indoor basketball court because my old one seemed small compared to the neighbors', and then add room fo...

Cultural preview


Full Stories List for January 30th, 2003 issue #0204

4Better Or Worse

Real Estate

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Real Estate - Off the Block