Alice Minium

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Alice Minium

Alice is a 26-year-old reporter at Our Community Now, covering business, technology, and community affairs. When she's not writing, Alice enjoys slam poetry, historical fiction, dumpster diving, political debates, FOIA requests, and collecting the dankest of memes.

RECENT ARTICLES
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Dude, Richmond's Hollywood Cemetery Is Totally Haunted9/16/19
5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hurricane9/3/19
Esports Programs to Launch in Virginia High Schools Starting This September 7/31/19
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13 Weird Websites to Help You Waste Time on the Internet3/27/19
CVS to Sell CBD Products in Maryland Stores3/25/19
Survey Asks Parents to Weigh In on the State of Henrico County Schools3/22/19
Oops! MySpace Just Accidentally Deleted All Your Embarrassing Photos From High School3/21/19
Walmart to End Its Popular Price-Matching Program3/19/19
How Every Neighborhood in Richmond Got Its Name (Part 1)3/18/19
Getting Ready for PEEPshow? Here's the Best of Peeps Art Contests of Old3/11/19
Virginia Is Raising the Smoking Age to 21 -- And Actually, That's What It Used to Be2/25/19
This City in Maryland Is Hosting a Peeps-Themed Art Contest, and We're Obsessed With It2/22/19
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Here's How Much Your Personal Data Is Selling for on the Dark Web2/8/19
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Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Raise Legal Vaping and Smoking Age to 212/7/19
The Perfect Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Weird Internet Edition1/30/19
7 Weird Change.org Petitions to Inspire Your Activism for the New Year1/24/19
Saturday Halloween? Thousands Sign Petition to Move Holiday's Famous Date10/26/18
Wheel of Fortune's 'Wheelmobile' Is Rolling Through RVA in Search of Trivia Experts10/23/18
Chesterfield County Accidentally Leaked 2,300 Taxpayers' Social Security Numbers10/23/18
Rocket Lab Wants to Launch 3-D Printed Rockets From Virginia Coast10/19/18
Virginia Beach Schools Give WiFi Hotspots to Students With No Internet at Home10/18/18
'Not Haunted' House for Sale in Crozet, Virginia10/17/18
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Facebook Says Hackers Accessed Phone Numbers, Email Addresses As Part of Latest Breach10/12/18
Virginia Faced With Tornadoes, Flash Floods, and Widespread Power Outages in Michael's Aftermath10/12/18
5 Confirmed Dead In Virginia After Hurricane Michael10/12/18
165,000 Without Power in Central Virginia Due to Severe Storms10/12/18
Here's What's on Your Ballot for Election Day in Virginia10/12/18
Tornado Warning Issued in 7 Virginia Counties10/11/18
The 5 Most Haunted Places in RVA (According to Ghost Hunters)10/11/18
How 43 Giant, Crumbling Presidential Heads Ended Up in a Virginia Field10/10/18
Hurricane Michael Expected to Bring Tropical Storm-Force Winds to Hampton Roads10/9/18
Netflix In Richmond? The Streaming Giant Eyes a Virginia Expansion10/9/18
The Creepy History of Richmond's 18th-Century Hotspot-Turned-Real-life Haunted House10/9/18
Officials Warn Facebook Users About Hoax Messages10/9/18
Astronaut John Glenn's Maryland Home Sold for $1.3 Million10/8/18
Google Is Shutting Down Google+ Following Massive Data Breach10/8/18
Hurricane Michael Is Strengthening, Could Impact the DMV10/8/18
Banksy Painting Self-Destructs Moments After Being Sold for $1.4 Million10/6/18
Siri Can Now Discreetly Record If Police Pull You Over10/6/18
Norfolk Has Confiscated More Than 400 Bird Scooters10/5/18
The Facebook Hackers Could Have Accessed Your Tinder, Spotify, Instagram, and Airbnb, Too10/4/18
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Virginia Is Now Offering REAL ID Licenses, And Soon You'll Need One to Board an Airplane10/4/18
DC Council Votes 'Yes' on New Law Restricting Airbnb Rentals 10/3/18
3.4 Million Chickens Drowned in Hurricane Florence9/25/18
Coca-Cola Is Considering Selling Marijuana-Infused Drinks9/21/18
These Are the Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating in Hampton Roads9/20/18
The Rise of eSports Lounge Gaming: Gameworks Expands In Chesapeake9/20/18
A Movie About Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Is Set to Film in Richmond9/19/18
Photos: 1 Man Dead After Confirmed Tornadoes Near Richmond9/18/18
Truck Driver Rescues 64 Cats and Dogs from Hurricane Florence on an Escaped School Bus9/17/18
All the Viral Hoaxes We Survived With Hurricane Florence9/17/18
Tornado Reported Near Richmond, Virginia9/17/18
Norfolk Is Opening 2 Pet-Friendly Shelters for Hurricane Florence9/13/18
Norfolk Warns About People in Fluorescent Vests Trying to Force Residents to Leave Their Homes9/13/18
The Full List of Hurricane Closings and Cancellations for Hampton Roads9/11/18
Hurricane Florence Looks Terrifying From Space9/11/18
The Vikings Are Coming to DC9/7/18
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Crabby MD Restaurant Owners Respond to PETA Campaign With Billboards of Their Own9/6/18
The Vikings Are Coming to Baltimore9/6/18
Virginia Man Erects Electrified Fence to Keep Schoolchildren Off His Lawn9/5/18
The Vikings Are Coming to Norfolk9/5/18
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Marylanders Are Crabby About These PETA Billboards Telling Them to Stop Eating Their State Food8/30/18
'Sea Lice' Attack at Ocean City Beach ... Right Before Labor Day Weekend8/30/18
DNA Drugs and Secrets of Stonehenge: Scientific Discoveries You Missed This Summer, Explained8/30/18
Here's What to Do If You Can't Find an EpiPen During the Nationwide Shortage8/29/18
41% of Maryland Teachers Work Second Jobs; 91% Buy Their Own School Supplies8/29/18
Kroger Will Phase Out All Plastic Bags by 20258/29/18
I Asked Everyone I Encountered for Life Advice One Day, and This Is What They Told Me8/28/18
Dozens of Companies Are Vying for a Piece of the Med Marijuana Market in VA8/28/18
Ready to Get Slimed? Your Favorite '90s Game Show Is Back -- And It's Coming Live to Norfolk8/28/18
Ready to Get Slimed? Your Favorite '90s Game Show Is Back -- And It's Coming Live to Baltimore8/28/18
Auditions for American Idol Are Being Held in Richmond8/27/18
Over 500 People Are Sick From Eating McDonald's Salad8/25/18
Virginia Man Shot Over Argument About Aretha Franklin8/24/18
Deep Sea Jellyfish and Water on Mars: Scientific Discoveries You Missed This Summer, Explained8/23/18
Grand Theft Noodle: Nearly $100,000 of Contraband Ramen Noodles Stolen in Heist8/21/18
Traffic No More? The Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Gets a Makeover8/21/18
There's a 'Magic School Bus' Event, and I Am So Here for It8/21/18
Kings Dominion Bans Cell Phones on Roller Coasters8/20/18
7 Unusual Things to Do With Your Body After You Die8/20/18
A Leaked Internal Memo Reveals Pumpkin Spice Lattes' Earliest Release Date Yet8/17/18
This Is What AI Art Looks Like in 20188/17/18
Take a Picture of Your Food With the Hashtag #ShareYourPlate, and Feed the Homeless8/17/18
A Brief History of Popular Richmond Neighborhood, 'The Fan'8/16/18
Dozens of Norfolk Students' Private Health Info Gets Posted on School System Website8/16/18
Synthetic Organs and Art By AI: Scientific Discoveries You Missed This Summer, Explained8/16/18
Here's How to Celebrate National Honeybee Day on August 188/16/18
Virginia Beach Military Families Wanted for Country Music Documentary8/14/18
1,600-Pound Great White Shark Spotted Off Virginia Coast8/13/18
Lime, Anyone? Silicon Valley Scooter Startup Scopes Out RVA8/8/18
I Want to Ride My RVA Bike Share Bicycle8/3/18
The Updated List of Things Millennials Are Killing in 20188/3/18
Maryland Man Attempts to Bribe Police Officers With Doughnuts 8/1/18
The Education System Is Failing Kids with ADHD. VCU Is Trying to Change That.7/31/18
NTSB: Please Stop Jumping Out of Cars for Drake's #InMyFeelings Challenge7/31/18
41 Things You Only Miss About College Once You Graduate7/23/18
After Months of Rescheduling, RVA Is Finally Having its Christmas Parade -- in July7/18/18
This Game Show Is Basically the Hunger Games for Millennials With Student Loan Debt7/18/18
VCU Students Compete in Elon Musk's Hyperloop Competition7/17/18
15 Things That Happen When You Quit Drinking7/16/18
Hampton Roads Man Wins $1 Million Lottery 7/12/18
Virginia Schools Are Now Required to Talk About Mental Health, Thanks to These High Schoolers7/11/18
13 Weird Dating Sites That Actually Exist7/10/18
10 Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix This Summer7/9/18
7 Grocery Shopping Tips for Broke Millennials7/5/18
12 Adult Life Hacks No One Ever Tells You7/3/18
This Company's New Site Lets You Simulate the Effects of Aging7/2/18
RVA Fireworks Guide: Everywhere You Can See Fireworks This 4th of July in Richmond6/29/18
CVS Fights Opioid Crisis With Safe Drug Disposal Program6/28/18
Starting July 2, Richmond News Agencies Can't Monitor Police Scanners Anymore6/27/18
Pulse of the City: RVA's New Rapid-Transit Buses Launch With One Week of Free Rides6/25/18
The 8 People You Always Meet on Tinder6/22/18
This School Honoring a Confederate General Will Now Be Named After Obama6/22/18
The 8 People You Always Meet on Tinder in RVA6/15/18
Welcome to Adulting 101, The Class You Don't Want to Admit You Need6/14/18
In Norfolk This Summer, Every Kid Gets Free Lunch6/11/18