Score Countdown: Top 10 Most-Read News Stories 

Twelve months of news you can use. What you were reading on in 2010.

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10. Top VCU Official is Out
Wayne Turnage, chief of staff for VCU President Michael Rao, leaves the university in a haze of controversy. (11/9/2010)
by Peter Galuszka


9. Velvet Loses Liquor License
Fully nude lap dances, oral sex and the “Champagne Room.” ABC lays out case for revoking Sam Moore's license to sell booze. (2/4/2010)
by Chris Dovi

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8. No More Dancing? Critics Decry Council Bill
Richmonders soon will have no degree of separation from Kevin Bacon, according to some local lawyers. (7/6/2010)
by Don Harrison


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7. Justin French, Chapter One
While the Justin French saga begins to unfurl, a key question surrounding the 39-year-old developer is elusive: Where did he come from? (8/10/2010)
by Scott Bass

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6. You Are Very Richmond If ...
You knew it would be back some day. A 25th anniversary revival of the reader contest you made famous. (5/12/2010)
by the readers. Illustrations by Ed Harrington


5. Ukrop's Owners Boot Girl Scouts
Martin's Food Markets says no to Girl Scout cookies. (2/15/2010)
by Chris Dovi

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4. "Ride Fast, Live Slow"
After leading one of Richmond's most influential punk-rock bands for two decades, Tim Barry comes through tragedy, a personal awakening and a new perspective on music. (2/17/2010)
by Amy Biegelsen

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3. Top Lawyer Arrested for Soliciting Prostitute
Personal injury lawyer agrees to community service following incident in Petersburg motel. (4/27/2010)
by Amy Biegelsen


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2. Web Site Libel, Round II/Trolling for Libel
A local developer sues a Web designer for defamation: The growing debate over free speech and the Internet. (3/10/2010, 3/16/2010)
by Peter Galuszka


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1. Top 40 Under 40 2010
The young men and women transforming Richmond. (10/12/2010)
by Scott Bass, Brent Baldwin, Vernal Coleman, Peter Galuszka, Don Harrison, Jack Lauterback, Melissa Scott Sinclair, Megan Southall, Deveron Timberlake, David Timberline and Sara Dabney Tisdale



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