The board that oversees the University of Virginia has second thoughts about a plan to quell dissent. A draft proposal has suggested that rank-and-file members of the Board of Visitors should avoid criticizing group decisions. Anyone who is not in a leadership position was urged to steer clear of media outlets unless they clear it with the Rector. Some Wahoos in Richmond, including State Senator Chap Petersen (D- Fairfax) are raising a stink. Petersen (picture) is a 1994 UVA Law School grad who describes the plan as absurd. The Washington Post says Rector George Martin wants to make major revisions to satisfy First Amendment concerns.
U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.
Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi has set a new Champions League record by scoring his 72nd goal.
Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault.