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Richmond thrift stores: Reaping what you sew

September 21, 2014 Executive Editor 0

After a few years, closets run out of room for hangers, dressers get overstuffed and shoes accumulate in piles. Selling an item in good condition will not only leave more closet space, but also cheer up the starving piggy bank. Curious to see which store would offer the most money for my clothes, I grabbed some barely worn shoes and set out on a shopping experiment.

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Can the free market solve the digital divide?

November 11, 2013 Executive Editor 1

As American society shifts to the realm of the digital, the poor are increasingly faced with the struggles that accompany not having Internet access. In Richmond, tech company Lionlike recently announced a plan to help combat what experts call the digital divide with a public Wi-Fi service.