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Goodwyn is newest justice

Chesapeake Circuit Judge S. Bernard Goodwyn was picking up his 12-year-old daughter from dance class last week when Gov. Tim Kaine called his house. His wife quickly relayed a message, and the governor told Goodwyn that he was going to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

He is the first justice from Hampton Roads in 49 years. The Virginian-Pilot has the story of yesterday’s press conference and appointment.

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