the score

A weekly ranking of the city zeitgeist


Hoping to plan a massive 400th birthday party for America, the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation hires a Chief Operating Officer Jamestown 2007, a position that pays up to $159,747 annually. Now that's a birthday present.

Score: -1

City Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell becomes the only council incumbent to lose her seat in the elections. WRVA talk-show host Allen Price has no choice but to trim his afternoon show by an hour.

Score: +2

Compared to 10 years ago, it takes drivers in the Richmond-Petersburg area 2.9 more minutes in mean travel time to get to work, reports the Times-Dispatch. No wonder Richmond drivers complain about traffic. That's nearly three whole minutes!

Score: -1

Mars Music prepares to close its big West Broad Street store in Henrico after its parent company files for bankruptcy protection. "American Pie" CDs are on sale.

Score: +-3

this week's score: -1

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