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In Brief

August 31, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Cooler heads

In all the hubbub over the reference to a creationist think tank that has since been removed from VCU’s biology textbooks, no one seemed to notice the original context of the reference, which emphasized that evolution is a theory “based on data,” not unlike those relating to cells and atoms.

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Why Gray deserves to die

August 31, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Ricky Jovan Gray was convicted last week of murdering the Harvey family on New Year’s Day 2006.

I work at the Doubletree Hotel at Richmond International Airport, where earlier that day was the final performance of Bryan Harvey with his band, nRg Krisis, for the New Year’s Eve bash there.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

August 31, 2006 Executive Editor 0

‘Not rehired’ response I hate to say it, but in this case Jim Sparks just may be right (“Not rehired,” Aug. 28, p. 22). The problem is that this stigma not only exists at VCU, but in every major college or university in the South as well. While you may have the right to freedom of religion, you certainly don’t have the right to freedom without religion.