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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – With the candidates and voters poised for the first presidential debate tonight, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump in Virginia, according to a new survey of likely voters by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University. But Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is winning support, especially among Millennial voters.
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Dan Casey Challenged to Bare It All
With the first @WSLS “breaking news” tweet I thought of one person. No it wasn’t River Laker. It wasn’t the victims of the prank at 202 Market – though I expect they are totally pissed at being charged by the ABC board.
No alcohol in combination with stripping is allowed in Virginia.
My first thoughts were of Dan Casey, The Roanoke Times columnist, blogger, and lover of the naked male physique. Before you think that I have a hankering to see Dan naked let me dispel that notion [gasp] now.
Dan must have tripped over, stepped on, and made audible screeching sounds in a breakneck blog post about 202 Market getting charged for River Laker’s surprise striptease Valentine’s fundraiser.
However, Dan is beginning to worry me with his preoccupation with Mr. Laker’s nakedness. Art is in the eye of the beholder and Dan doth “behold” too much me thinketh.
I can see Dan will milk this for all it’s worth and he will have plenty of opportunity as this issue works through to the ABC hearing. Then if 202 Market is fined – will they sue Mr. Laker, then as an employee of Roanoke City will he be reprimanded or worse?
What say we have Dan perform a striptease fundraiser at a NON-alcoholic establishment for the charity of his choice. If Roanoke City doesn’t mind their employee stripping on his own time I’m sure Debbie Meade would be OK with Dan doing the same. It would be good for circulation – I think. Give it a try Dan. A worthy charity awaits.
I’ll start the bidding at $2! Do I hear $3?
Posted By Valerie Garner
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