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Ashland and Hanover not fighting growth anymore

Alec Depcrynski September 18, 2008 0

A strange shift for the “Center of the Universe,” as the village is sometimes called, to a retail hotspot and thriving business district. Just a few years back, residents of the Hanover County town

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More Bikes, Safer Roads

Alec Depcrynski September 17, 2008 0

Richmond bikers often complain that drivers have no regard for their safety. But according to a study released by researchers in Wales, the number of collisions decreases as the number of bicycles increases. Motorists

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Eastern League Coming to Richmond?

Alec Depcrynski September 16, 2008 0

Eastern League president Joseph McEacharn has left the door open for a new EL-affiliated Richmond baseball team. Major League Baseball places restrictions on what can be said about new teams, because certain hurdles need

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New Bike Shop Opening in Church Hill

Alec Depcrynski September 15, 2008 0

Starting in November, residents of Church Hill will have a bike shop in their backyard. Cyclus Bike Shop will open at 2709 East Marshall Street, according to the shop’s Myspace page. The shop will

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Window’s Latest Ad Falls Flat, Despite Gates and Seinfeld

Alec Depcrynski September 12, 2008 0

What’s the deal with commercials starring people who have nothing to do with the product? Windows latest attempt to win back the market from punky Apple comes in the form of a series of

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Start walking more, everything is close in Richmond

Alec Depcrynski September 10, 2008 0

Richmond is the fourth most walkable city in the nation – if you believe walkscore.com, which ranks cities and neighborhoods based on proximity to stores, restaurants and other establishments. Walk Score gives Richmond a

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Ukrops fuels trucks with biodiesel

Alec Depcrynski September 9, 2008 0

Ukrop’s is turning used chicken-fryer oil into biodiesel fuel that will be used to power the super market’s fleet of vehicles This weekend marked the first time that Ukrop’s trucks and trailers were filled

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Trucks Number One for August

Alec Depcrynski September 8, 2008 0

Earlier in the summer, potential car buyers were searching for smaller, more efficient vehicles in the wake of high gas prices and a struggling economy. But the gas prices are coming down, and auto

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Tech Review: Firefox tops Google Chrome

Alec Depcrynski September 8, 2008 1

Chrome is a simple, straightforward browser that offers little more than the bare minimum in terms of web browsing. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Pages load quickly, and the home page is

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