Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Score

Posted on Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 4:00 AM

In the General Assembly, legislators debate whether Virginia drivers should be allowed to drive while talking on their cell phones. What do they have in common? They both have lots of unwanted bills. -2

The T-D reports that nationally known gangs are cropping up in Virginia, according to the Virginia Gang Investigators Association, including the Bloods, Crips and Gangster Disciples in the Richmond area. But they're ready for the digital television conversion Feb. 17! Are you?  -6

In bankruptcy protection, locally based paper company Chesapeake Corp. goes on the auction block. The good news is, the company gets cardboard boxes on the cheap.  -4

Virginia Democrats announce that former president Bill Clinton will be the featured speaker at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Feb. 7. Producers of the Nekkid Men of Ashland calendar see a huge rise in sales.  +1

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Virginia is for Lovers campaign, the state announces a sweepstakes to give away 40 vacations across the state in 40 weeks. Producers of the Nekkid Men of Ashland calendar see a huge shrinkage in sales. +6

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