Tuesday, November 13, 2007

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Posted on Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 4:00 AM


Election Day swing: After picking up seats in the state Senate, the Democrats tip power in their favor, while Republicans hold on to the House of Delegates. And somewhere, a few people voted for all this.


Ed Barber, registered sex offender and former chairman of the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors, tells the T-D his new Web site, www.iamaccused.org, will serve as a legal resource for others. Kind of like http://sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov.


Consolidated Bank & Trust sets out to get Richmond icon Maggie L. Walker -- the country's first black female bank president — her own postage stamp. Since it's a stamp of a bank president, you'll only be able to lick it between 9-11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m., excluding holidays.


Celebrating its 30th year, the SunTrust Richmond Marathon draws 3,783 starters, while the NTelos 8k brings 4,906 to the starting line. To ease traffic congestion next year, the convention center will be filled with treadmills.


The Associated Press reports that 16 percent of Virginians own personalized license plates, the highest rate in the country. Here's one for us: "WE R LAME."

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