February 6th, 2003 issue #0205

February 6th, 2003
  • When war hits home: Bush push changing lives

     It's a bright but bone-chillingly frigid Saturday as people gather to make their voices heard. A week before this cold rally, local U.S. Army Reserve members lined up in Charlottesville for their monthly drill session, wondering if they might soon be putting their skills into practice on a Middle-East battlefield.

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  • Winn's vision: Islam is very, very bad

    Who's afraid of calling Islam an evil religion? Not Craig Winn. Who's afraid of writing a novel to convey this novel idea? Not Craig Winn. Who's afraid of parlaying two business bankruptcies into a fledgling writing career? Not Craig Winn.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst homecoming: The space shuttle Columbia, with a crew of seven, 15 minutes from a scheduled landing in Florida, disintegrates over Texas February 1. Best outcome for Fo...

The Dish


Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    February 6, 2003, at 9:45am at the Charlottesville Courthouse Property: 1309 Cherry Avenue Debtor: Suzanne E. Rebich Originally owing: $142,350 Bidder brings: 10 percent o...

Real Estate - $old

  • Sold!

    Charlottesville 1/15  Clement L. Speiden to Charles M. and Doniphan C. Guggenheimer, unit in McGuffey Hill condominiums, 211 Second Street NW, $215,000. Alyce F. Haw...

Real Estate - Off the Block

  • Sale Withdrawn

    ASKING: $299,000 SIZE: 1,800 square feet YEAR BUILT: 1993 ADDRESS: 1749 Rock Quarry Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Zion Crossroads CURB APPEAL: 6 out of a possible 10 LISTED BY: Debora...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • House or home? Crozet farmette exudes warmth

    ASKING: $449,000 SQUARE FEET: 1545 fin./1000 unfin. YEAR BUILT: 1931 ADDRESS: 868 Miller School Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Crozet CURB APPEAL: 6 out of a possible 10 LISTED BY: Jim...

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews


Strange But True

  • Underwater pull: Trolling for magnets

    Q. A World War II British mine expert was investigating an unusual object washed ashore along the Thames River. An eight-foot cylinder, it lacked torpedo propellers or the ...




  • Intolerance is Un-American

    I read with interest your brief interview with Sheriff Ed Robb [Hot Seat, "Ed Robb: Tales of fooling the Mafia," January 16, 2003] (http://www.readthehook.com/92947/hot-sea...

  • Rethink those roundabouts

    Your piece on roundabouts caught my interest. [News, "Going in circles," January 30, 2003] (http://www.readthehook.com/93012/news-going-circles-roundabouts-come-rou...). As...

Cultural preview

  • Dark and deep: But these woods are not lovely

    There are few better visuals for the desolation of winter than skinny, twisting, and color-drained trunks of leaf-less trees. In the low-slung light of a winter afternoon, ...

  • Healthy fun: So little time so much to do!

    Meditate, get a massage, do yoga, listen to music, participate in discussions on the socio-economics of health, cancer, or the objectification of the female body in the med...

  • Ode to falling: J. Mascis-- older and better?

    Call out the dogs and set up the torture chamber, for the following statement will be regarded as heresy by some idie-rock elitists here in town. I actually like the new so...

  • One-Legged Dancer: Low-key, playful poems

    One thing you don’t expect to come across in an anthology of poetry about Native Americans and Mexicans is a reference to Monty Python.But there it is, in a piece called ...

  • They're here: Talking about the v-word

    Based on over 200 interviews with women from around the world, Eve Ensler’s play, The Vagina Monologues, “explores the humor, power, pain, wisdom, outrage, mystery and ...

  • Visit the prairie: See the animals, search for plants

    When Thomas Jefferson asked Meriwether Lewis to lead the exploration of the new western territory, one of his three main objectives was scientific documentation of new plan...

Full Stories List for February 6th, 2003 issue #0205

4Better Or Worse

Real Estate

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Real Estate - Off the Block