Wednesday, October 23, 2002

the score

A weekly ranking of the city zeitgeist

Posted on Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 4:00 AM

A Chesterfield County supervisor says she was scared when John King, state leader of the white-supremacist group that met in the county recently, approached her in a Food Lion parking lot. Apparently, he was attracted by the hood of her car.



-2



Richmond's new police chief launches a crackdown on drugs, and announces the arrests of 12 people who allegedly ran two open-air drug markets in the North Side. For the record, Walgreens with drive-throughs are not considered open-air drug markets.



+3



The University of Richmond decides to undertake a $35 million expansion of its Gottwald Science Center. VCU president Eugene Trani immediately wages a campaign to name it after himself.



+2



To benefit the Central Virginia Food Bank, Richmond drivers drop off a little more than three tons of canned food at toll plazas across the city. Meanwhile, local children rejoice that mothers have rid shelves of creamed corn and beets.



+3



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