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Towed off Brown College is a residential community of students and faculty. It apparently is also a haven for perpetrators of "malicious mischief," as Brown College Director of Studies Carl O.


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Blues Fest benefits HIV/AIDS group

Beer fests and concerts in Charlottesville may be nothing new, but the 3WV/Saab Blues and Brews Fest '99 benefits a good cause - Charlottesville's AIDS/HIV Services Group. Sponsored by Saab and hosted by 3WV (97.5 FM), tomorrow's annual event will be held at the Charlottesville Downtown Amphitheater from 2 to 7 p.m.


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Musicians support Living Wage fight

A musical voice is being added to the Labor Action Group's campaign to raise the hourly wage of classified University employees to $8. Blues singer Corey Harris, performer John McCutcheon and the Sanctuary Choir from Mt.


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Religions find niche on Internet

From Baha'i to Branch Davidians, Oneida to Osho, Scientology to Snake Handlers, just about everything one needs to know about over 200 emerging and non-mainstream religions can be found in one place on the Web: www.religiousmovements.org. The site originated in 1996 as an optional project for University Prof.


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Elvis isn't dead, only fired Charlottesville's very own Elvis, who for the past four years could be seen at The White Spot on the Corner, was fired last week. James Rorak adopted the name "Elvis" when he started growing sideburns about five years ago.


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Mystery planting Some anonymous Cavalier football fans apparently were reluctant to allow the excitement from Saturday's homecoming win over Wake Forest to end with the final touchdown. Michael Thomas, associate director of University athletics, reported that a six-foot-tall palm tree was planted on the 50-yard line at Scott Stadium late Saturday night. University police responded quickly and removed the tree shortly after the sighting at 9:22 a.m.


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Spared by Floyd The media hype preceding the arrival of Hurricane Floyd raised false hopes in many students desiring to get a day off from classes.


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The Skinny on Baggy Pants

There is a major entity overtaking the continental United States, and if we don't find a way to stop it soon, we will all suffocate under a blanket of denim and khaki.


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Hullabahoos take their show on the road

A phenomenon is sweeping the globe. Across the world, accomplished pretty-boy bands such as the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC and 98 Degrees top the record charts simply because thousands of screaming 13-year-old girls want it that way.


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Hog Heaven: go to trough

All hogs go to heaven in the Belmont community of Charlottesville. And after they do, humans get to experience a little bit of it at Hog Heaven, a barbecue and grub restaurant near Charlottesville, but off the beaten path. Unlike restaurants like Chili's or Ruby Tuesday's, Hog Heaven offers barbecue connoisseurs the real deal. "You go to Aberdeen Barn for prime rib, you come to Hog Heaven for sauced ribs," Cook and Barbecue Technician Mark Cermele said.


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Searching for gold All students are on a quest. Some search for meaning in their lives while others search for edible food in their refrigerators.