Wednesday, August 28, 2002

the score

A weekly ranking of the city zeitgeist

Posted on Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 4:00 AM

-2

And Virginia's first case of West Nile virus goes to … a Richmonder! The 33-year-old man has recovered, but mosquitoes are still sore from delivering the trophy for "Biting Excellence" to the responsible mosquito.

+1

Students at local colleges and universities begin returning to campus. At Richmond-area Target stores, clever managers rush to introduce the first line of "shabby chic" togas designed by Todd Oldham.

-3

The Times-Dispatch reports that Regal Ridge Cinemas will close on Sept. 5 after 32 years in business. Approximately 17 of those years were spent showing previews.



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