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“Richmond: We’ve Got Something to Prove” -thisisrva.tumblr.com “So it all came to me today while watching a woman breastfeed her 3 year old in Ellewood Thompson’s. My sudden elightenment? That everyone in Richmond has something to prove. I don’t understand what people have to prove but if you really think about it you’ll find that it’s true. Crust punks want to prove...
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thedailywhat: Counterterrorism Training Program of the Day: The FBI enlisted the services of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church in a counterterrorism training program aimed at teaching to agents “how to stay measured when they are speaking with a witness or a suspect with whom they have a strong, visceral disagreement.” The FBI brought members of the church to the Quantico Marine base...
You know it’s summer when you have multiple bathing suits hanging to dry in your bathroom.
CNN BREAKING NEWS: “New York legislators cleared the last hurdle to legalizing same-sex marriage with the approval of the state Senate.”
"Oprah O.J. Simpson Confession Interview Report... →
An earthquake with a “preliminary magnitude” of 6.7 struck off the west coast of Japan at 6 p.m. ET today. Eight thousand households have been evacuated.
“Jacoby Ellsbury was named American League Player of the week after hitting .467… It’s the third straight week that a Red Sox player has won the award, as David Ortiz won last week, Carl Crawford the week before, and two weeks before Crawford came Adrian Gonzalez. Best…team…in…baseball… The Red Sox have had at least 10 hits in 47.9% of their games...
Official: “Obama will announce that all 33,000 U.S. “surge” forces will be fully withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 2012”
“Obama expected to announce plan to withdraw 30,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by end of 2012, official says.”
"10 places to see before they disappear"
“You’ve heard the grim timelines: if warming continues, the Great Barrier Reef will be bleached by 2030; glaciers in the Swiss Alps, on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and in Glacier National Park will disappear in under 40 years; and Arctic ice melt will send polar bears into extinction. The immediacy of these timelines prompts flocks of curious eco-tourists to travel to environmentally fragile...
It takes a village...
“A study done in 2009 shows a $1.36 return (city trees cost $2.09) for every invested dollar… Trees not only beautify and provide shade, they also reduce CO2 emissions and storm-water runoff, provide windbreaks (in the winter), and keep the city cooler in the summer.” - Richmond.com This is why, although 18 percent of the 400 trees that were planted last year died, the Mayor...
I don’t like to do it. Or, rather, there are brief moments where I enjoy it. But people pay me to do it (weddings, portraits and the like). With that said, I did my first shoot in a year yesterday and while I’m editing these, we’re working on getting a website up and running,… while I’m still in the mood. So, I don’t mean to advertise, but when it’s...
Still no battery, but Mac, my car, is all packed up and ready to hit the asphalt, as am I. Since early morning, UPS Tracking has claimed that my package is in town and “On Vehicle for Delivery Today” and I’ve been vaulting onto the front porch at every school bus and dump truck. You know what they say about a watched pot I guess… Still, somehow, I’m tempted to set...
Congratulations, Will Lamb, on being drafted to...
Traffic delays for a week and a half
Richmonders — The Siegel Center will be hosting high school graduation ceremonies from now until June 18. Unfortunately, this will affect traffic on West Broad before and after each ceremony, with delays up to 45 minutes. Click here and click on the names of each high school for specific times » http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/fastbook/calendar.asp
That's right, now 2 Food Network hotspots are in...
VCU > ODU, GMU as an urban school, if nothing else, for the culture that surrounds it in the city of Richmond, VA. And I’d like to add — with its winding cobblestone alleyways, art school repertoire and thick, rich history, Richmond still has another surprise — the food. Tune in tonight between watching the Bruins kick some Vancouver Canuck, or after the game during your...
I’d like to thank you all for your patience during the loss of a dear friend and my own struggles of the heart. I am confident that this is a learning time for me, and also that I will begin posting again very soon.
"The fireworks begin today: Each diploma, a...