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Yesterday | via Chicago Sun-Times
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy's and drives around in a Toyota. Comment?
Yesterday | via New York Magazine
After he shot President Reagan and three others in 1981, John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Doctors say the chances that Hinckley is still dangerous are "decidedly low," and for the past year he's been spending 17 days per month at his mother's home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via The Flat Hat
William and Mary Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience plans to send a letter to the University of Virginia April 9 in a show of solidarity for third-year student Martese Johnson , who suffered head wounds while being arrested in Charlottesville March 18. Johnson was charged with obstruction of justice, using profanity in public and public intoxication after being turned away by bouncers at a Charlottesville bar. State ABC agents intervened and a video of the arrest has been viewed more than a million times online. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via Curbed
It's time to add the bonkers-looking 183-room hotel that's currently going up quickly on Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg to the list of the city's most absurdly named buildings . Formerly known as the Level Hotel, developers Riverside Developers announced today that the hotel and shopping complex , which just launched its teaser site , shall henceforth be known as The William Vale . Comment?
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