Wednesday, June 12, 2002

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a weekly ranking of the city zeitgeist

Posted on Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 4:00 AM

-1

A 78-year-old Henrico County woman working in her garden is bitten five times by a fox. Her husband and other emergency workers fail to kill the animal, and the woman undergoes rabies shots. The fox defends itself, saying she tasted like chicken.



+2

The Richmond area comes in at No. 5 on a list of "Best Places to Live and Work in America" by Employment Review magazine and BestJobsUSA.com. Interestingly, Employment Review magazine's list ranks No. 14 on "Subjective Lists That Magazines Come Up With to Get Free Press."



+1

Hanover County's planning commission kills a request by the Richmond Strikers to build a 120-acre soccer complex, conceding to the horde of residents who fear congestion and water problems. Plus, you cannot shop at a soccer complex.



TOTAL SCORE: +5

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