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Good Morning, RVA: Internet, you’re weird

No more snow (but another snowday), llamas, and dresses.

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What to expect: Undersized, undermanned Flyers could threaten VCU’s title hopes

#22 VCU is coming off of a bizarre double-overtime loss, and Dayton is riding a bizarre roster-depleting season. Both teams will meet in the Stuart C. Siegel Center on Saturday. One will emerge in first place in the Atlantic 10 while the other will be left in threat of losing a Brooklyn double-bye.

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Live Music in March: Catfish and the Bottlemen, The War on Drugs, and more

There’s a lot of great music to check out this month including the Lumineers’ Stelth Ulvang, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Mozart, The War on Drugs, SWANS, and more.

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RVA Family: This is my Busy Week

I’d describe myself as a productive person, but not a busy person. Except for this week. This is my Busy Week of the year. And I don’t know how regularly busy people manage.

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March Festivals

March is like the preview for Festival Season—spring things starting to pop up and St. Patrick’s Day rolling through our lives. This March will come in like a lion and go out like a really tired lion.

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#snowmoneysnowproblems: Weather-related closings

You get a snowday, you get a snowday, you get a snowday!

New police chief’s plan for “taking RPD to next level”

OK that’s potentially terrifying rhetoric, as, depending on your paranoia level, “next level” could mean “Storm Troopers” to you. But Chief Alfred Durham is focusing on integrity, community engagement, customer satisfaction, and the like. His plan is worth a read.

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Family Finances: Opportunity cost (dun dun dun)

You remember opportunity cost from economics class. It’s the idea that the cost of your decision is the thing you didn’t choose. We know your kids’ value can’t be measure in dollars, but here’s an interesting way to look at their impact on your finances.

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Food News: Beer made with tea, pigs raised with love, and nights filled with Korean food

A big-deal pig-deal is forged between Lockhart Family Farm and Ellwood Thompson’s, a Korean fast food place announces its intent to open in Jackson Ward, the Fan’s Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar becomes another (live) thing, and Ardent and Patrick Henry Pub team up for a scrumptious beer dinner.

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Good Morning, RVA: Snow.

I’ve…run out of clever things to say about the snow.

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