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About Home Based Businesses

About Home Based Businesses
by Michael Davis Tom asked: “Can anyone recommend a legitimate home based business that you can actually live on?” MY ANSWER: Hi Tom, Technology is making it easier every day for a lot of people to work from home. Personally, I run a graphic design business. 10 years ago we had an office in San Diego,...

Ciceronian Society: Charlottesville Connection

Ciceronian Society: Charlottesville Connection
THE CICERONIAN SOCIETY facilitates the development of academic conferences that explore the many and various topics related to our core themes of Tradition, Place, and ‘Things Divine.’ Ultimately, we hope that papers delivered at Ciceronian Society Conferences can find a publishable home in our sister...

Military-Industrial Complex Protested

Military-Industrial Complex Protested
by David Swanson SO, HERE WE ARE, 50 years and 8 months tomorrow from the day on which President Dwight Eisenhower, on his way out of office, warned: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial...

Planned Parenthood Sting: Videos Released

Planned Parenthood Sting: Videos Released
The Live Action anti-abortion group has released three more undercover videos, which the group claimed show Planned Parenthood employees assisting a man self-identifying as a pimp for child prostitutes get abortions and birth control for “his” underage girls. The video was filmed this January...

Rutherford Challenges Pellet Conviction

Rutherford Challenges Pellet Conviction
by Garet G. Sarkisian A conservative-linked civil rights group has filed suit seeking to reverse the suspension of a Spotsylvania, Virginia high school freshman who “shot” classmates with plastic pellets blown from a toy. Charlottesville’s own Rutherford Institute says it filed the suit ...

Vasciunaite Pleads Guilty to Drunken Maiming

Vasciunaite Pleads Guilty to Drunken Maiming
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (ABP) — A California Baptist University women’s basketball player pleaded guilty Feb. 9 in Virginia to two felonies after hitting a construction worker last summer while driving drunk. Vitalija Vasciunaite, 22, confessed in Albemarle County Circuit Court to maiming ...

Charlottesville SPCA and Humane Society Spay Day

Charlottesville SPCA and Humane Society Spay Day
by Katrina Kiefer The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA has many events throughout the year geared towards alleviating our country’s pet overpopulation problem, not least of which are the feral cat spay/neuter events that are part of the CASPCA’s barn cat adoption and TNR (Trap-Neuter-Release) programs...

Charlottesville: Not a Typo

Charlottesville: Not a Typo
by Benjamin D. Herson Prior to our (“Great Typo Hunt”) event in Charlottesville, I decided to send out a little tweet.  (Yes, I have recently become yet another twit.)  Unfortunately, I’d botched something.  The red squiggles indicated I’d misspelled the word Charlottesville.  I stared...

Changing Precipitation in Virginia?

Changing Precipitation in Virginia?
RUMORS ABOUND: Much ado has been made about the prospect of changing levels of precipitation in Virginia. On one hand, recent moisture shortages (the most recent having been last summer) have elicited speculation that our precipitation might be decreasing, spurring Virginia Drought Task Force activity...

Stalking: Elisha Strom Charged

Stalking: Elisha Strom Charged
Elisha R. Strom, 35, of Bedford County, was arrested in Charlottesville in 2010 for allegedly stalking a federal agent. The arrest warrant was issued in Greene County, where the agent resides, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Department. Strom was released on her own recognizance, though her...

UVA “Teddy Bear Clinic”

UVA “Teddy Bear Clinic”
Diana Cummins writes at the UVA Web site that children love teddy bears. That’s not news, but the way teddy bears are being used by University of Virginia nursing students is news. Cummins writes” “Assistant professor Carol Lynn Maxwell-Thompson conducted a Teddy Bear Clinic at Clark...

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