Wednesday, October 3, 2007

The Score

Posted on Wed, Oct 3, 2007 at 4:00 AM

+6Who has time to worry about City Hall chaos when the State Fair's opening with our new personally intriguing food item: fried Pepsi -- balls of dough with cola syrup inside and out. Now will someone please put the mayor into a sugar coma?

+3The state's Office of the Attorney General, Office of Commonwealth Preparedness and Virginia Department of Emergency Management hold a "legal emergency preparedness drill." When you hear constitutional crisis sirens, duck and cover.

+4In Carytown, the ice-cream wars commence: The new Ben & Jerry's serves up scoops mere steps away from Bev's Homemade Ice Cream. The lactose intolerant are already calling for an exit strategy.

-2Local sports-radio favorite Mike Maniscalco leaves Sports Radio 910 for a new station in Raleigh, N.C. Guess what, Mike: There ain't any pro sports in Raleigh, either.

0Board of Supervisors Chairman Kelly Miller suggests making English the official language of Chesterfield. It's about time. And while we're on the subject, when are supervisors going to finally start enforcing checkpoints at the Amelia County line?

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