Tag Archives: Richmond

No Laughing Matter

Seen at the Richmond International House of Airplanes Airport: Upon arriving at the security checkpoint, I announced loudly that “A priest, a rabbi, and a minister walk into an airport . . . ” at which point I was quickly … Continue reading

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Gene Cox

Gene Cox began working at Richmond’s WWBT-12 thirty-three years ago.  Today is his last behind the anchor desk. The native Virginian presided over half a lifetime’s worth of news items, big and small, making them all his own.  Especially the … Continue reading

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RVA Banner Design Contest!

I stumbled across this Richmond, Virginia banner design contest yesterday.  I encourage everyone to enter!  The deadline is tonight at midnight, April 7, 2011.  The premise fueling the endeavor is to design a banner that celebrates our fair city in … Continue reading

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Richmond’s First Sweet Sixteen

Those who follow University of Richmond basketball* will recall this memorable year for a number of reasons. Well, two, primarily. The team had perhaps the best season in school history, and certainly one of the three best, finishing 29-8 with … Continue reading

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VCU in the Final Four? Give Tom a Call(?).

I’m not sure which is more remarkable: VCU making an improbable run to the Final Four, or someone reputable actually wanting my opinion on same. Self-deprecation aside, I was lucky enough to be a guest on Spartan Nation Radio up … Continue reading

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Demographic Maps Are Educational, Pretty

This isn’t particularly timely.  It could fairly be called “old news.”  But my discovery of Eric Fischer’s demographic maps predates the birth of this site.  So, I’m running it now. Here’s what you need to know:  Each map is a … Continue reading

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