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Some Alumni Criticize UVA Draft Plan For Handling Dissent

Some Alumni Criticize UVA Draft Plan For Handling Dissent

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The board that oversees the University of Virginia has second thoughts about a plan to quell dissent. A draft proposal has suggested that rank-and-file members of the Board of Visitors should avoid criticizing group decisions. Anyone who is not in a leadership position was urged to steer clear of media outlets unless they clear it with the Rector. Some Wahoos in Richmond, including State Senator Chap Petersen (D- Fairfax) are raising a stink. Petersen (picture) is a 1994 UVA Law School grad who describes the plan as absurd. The Washington Post says Rector George Martin wants to make major revisions to satisfy First Amendment concerns.

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Johnson’s Attorney Asks To Drop Charges

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The attorney for Martese Johnson asks a judge to drop charges agaisnt his client.

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Man Prepares His Own Obituary

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A 93-year-old visited a newspaper with his own prepared obituary.

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UVA Completes Tournament Play With Loss

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The UVA baseball team lost 10-2 to N.C. State on Saturday, and ended its involvement in the ACC Tournament.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.