-7 Hometown hero quarterback Russell Wilson has his hopes dashed for a second consecutive Super Bowl win by the New England Patriots. It’s almost depressing enough to be an ad for Nationwide Insurance.
-5 There’s discrimination in the local rental market based on sexual orientation and gender identity, according to a report issued by Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia. Who knew Richmond landlords could make Stanley Roper look like a progressive.
+1 The University of Richmond men’s basketball team pulls out a surprise win over cross-town rival VCU, ending the Rams’ 12-game winning streak. It’s about time. Those kids over at the nationally recognized and stunningly beautiful lakeside campus needed a little cheering up.
-3 A committee kills Sen. Adam Ebbin’s bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Better hold off on buying that stock in Red Eye Cookie Co.
+2 Garden Grove Brewery turns on the taps in Carytown, becoming the 100th brewery in Virginia. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Eastern Shore, when it comes to beer, all we want is more.