September 8th, 2011 issue #1036

September 8th, 2011
  • 9/11 reflections: 3,000 dead and freedom too

    We lost the World Trade Center. We lost 3,000 people. Black people, white people, Asian people, Middle Eastern people. People we didn't even think were at risk. My girlfriend called me to say that a plane had crashed into the Trade Center. "That's happened before at the Empire State Building," I replied. "It'll be fine."

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  • Commemorations planned for tenth anniversary of 9/11

    The public can watch a march of Charlottesville's first responders and get a peek at the city's own chunk of World Trade Center steel as part of the "Weekend of Remembrance and Honor" to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the events of 9/11/01. Key events on Sunday, September 11, take place on the Downtown Mall and include an array of musical groups paying tribute to the horrific nation-changing events that occurred a decade earlier.

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  • Right to bare? TSA screeners face lawsuit

    Aaron Tobey, the 21-year-old Charlottesville native who made headlines last December when he was arrested after stripping down to his shorts at the Richmond International Airport while going through security, revealing the words of the Fourth Amendment written on his bare chest to protest controversial new TSA strip search procedures, will get his day in court.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest tropical storm: Lee heads up from Louisiana, dumping rain on Cental Virginia and bringing flood warnings. A truck stalls out in high water on Avon Street Extended Se...

The Dish

  • A Batesville Store state of mind

    Well, it turns out that the Batesville Store will not be re-opening. Not in the Batesville Store building anyway.

  • Legendary Coupe's getting new owners

    Looks like the owners of Trinity Irish Pub on the Corner will be purchasing Elliewood Avenue institution Coupe De Ville's, which has been around for nearly 30 years.

  • Rapture offers eight-course beer dinner

    On the heels of a killer Tomato Dinner, the crew at Rapture will be cooking up a Virginia Beer Dinner on Thursday, September 8, with– get this– eight courses! <...


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

  • Long road

    July 15, 2011 Charles & Josephine Rausch to Turner & Christine Lisle, 854 Locust Avenue, $580,000, Charlottesville  Gordon & Margaret Stewart to John Rober...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    September 8 at 12:30pm at the Albemarle Courthouse  Property: 1125 Pen Park LaneDebtor: Ella F. SwiftOriginal amount owing: $207,000 Bidder brings: 10 percent s...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews

  • Lies and deceit: Mirren shines in 'The Debt'

    The Debt weaves a tangled web of lies and deceptions around a seemingly heroic raid in 1965 carried out by three agents of Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency known for...

Music Features


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Online only

  • Snap: Kelly's tree

    The maple tree planted to honor Kelly Watt, the hard-charging runner-writer who died from heat stroke complications just before entering college in 2005, stands in tribute ...

  • Table of contents

    COVERRemembering 9/11Ten years after the towers fell, smoke billowed out of the Pentagon, and a group of heroic passengers made the phrase "Let's roll" a national call to a...



Full Stories List for September 8th, 2011 issue #1036

4Better Or Worse

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