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  • Tuesday,
    Jan 1, 1980
  • Vol. 99, No. 99

News & Features

  • Partied Out

    Party. Police. Pandemonium. A writer recounts the Memorial Day weekend event that has Richmond Police on the defensive.
  • Chasing Bubba
  • Chasing Bubba

    Gov. Mark Warner convinced NASCAR dads and rural Republicans to give him a shot in 2001. Now, he may be the Democrats' best hope to win back the White House in 2008.
  • Pump Change

    Rising gas prices have cities everywhere reinvesting in public transportation. Is Richmond next?
  • Renovation Plans

    With its controversial assessor gone, the city focuses on fixing a troubled office — and making property assessments more equitable.
  • A Final Ending?
  • A Final Ending?

    It was a cold case they couldn't forget. A first-grader's body left near the woods, bound with rope. But after 26 years, detectives say they're ready to indict the man they think killed Alex Glanz. And it may be just in time.
  • I Got Shot
  • I Got Shot

    Fifteen bullets, five gunmen. Four men and one woman who stared down the barrel, and lived to tell about it.
  • Scorching Sunny

    Richmond stock car racer Sunny Hobbs may get her shot at the big time via that modern chute to success — reality TV.
  • Field Study

    Six Local music insiders reveal their takes on Richmond's music scene.
  • Borrowed Time
  • Borrowed Time

    Critics say payday lenders prey on people who can least afford to pay them back, creating a vicious cycle of debt. Now, some lawmakers want to rein in the industry.
  • Lofty Pursuits
  • Lofty Pursuits

    High rent. Exposed brick. River views. Is a $2,000-a-month apartment the new American Dream? Richmond developers are banking on it.
  • A Textbook Case

    When teaching evolution in college classrooms, where does creationism fit in? Some VCU professors are wondering.
  • Unconvinced
  • Unconvinced

    Mike Town, director of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club, discusses energy, the environment and why his group opposes new reactors at Lake Anna.
  • Taming Wilder

    For the first time, anti-Wilder sentiment is spilling into the streets. Is Richmond tiring of the mayor's wrath?
  • A Man Apart
  • A Man Apart

    Matt Lively straddles the worlds of commercialism and fine art. Is he a sellout? Or has he just figured out how to work the system?
  • Police Chief Finds Home
  • Police Chief Finds Home

    While in Richmond, former Police Chief Jerry Oliver lived in a house tucked off Cary Street Road near Windsor Farms. Now it appears Richmond Police Chief Col. André Parker will move into a house just south of the James River.