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Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or

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EDA meets today at 8 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott downtown. More details here.

Do local government officials have a role in preventing potty-mouths? The county commissioners in Mobile County, Ala., have declared today a curse-free day, at the request of schoolchildren there. Read the full story from the New York Times, and watch your &%!@ mouth.

In case you missed it, be sure to check out Kelly Hannon’s story from this weekend on how folks who’ve donated artifacts to the U.S. National Slavery Museum have been out of luck since that entity became defunct. One of the biggest pieces of news in the story is that Doug Wilder actually answered his office phone. Great job, Kelly. We’re really going to miss you.

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  • Buster

    Slavery Museum was a scam from day one. City Council at the time was either too stupid or too corrupt to avoid this trasvesty.Looks like Safari will be an even bigger one. What happens when you get bozos to serve.