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McDonnell says military votes should count

Trust us, you don’t want to know the details, although we have the opinion of Attorney General Bob McDonnell on the interplay of state and federal election laws as they pertain to overseas military voters. The bottom line: Federal law ...

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Domestic Relations – Show Cause Petition – Real Estate Sale

A Fauquier County Circuit will hold a show cause on husband’s petition alleging wife has sold real estate to a third party in violation of the final divorce decree, and the court also has referred this matter on to the ...

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Boyd-Graves seeks state claims data

A group of legal leaders in Virginia says the state needs to get a handle on what it pays for liability claims against state employees.  Members of the Boyd-Graves Conference, which makes recommendations for improvements in civil practice, renewed a ...

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‘The dog ate my homework’ just won’t do any more

CareerBuilder.com just published its annual survey on employee absenteeism. Turns out some 33 percent of workers have phoned in sick when they really weren’t. The nationwide survey included more than 6,800 workers and 3,300 employers. The most common reason for ...

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‘The dog ate my homework’ just won’t do any more

CareerBuilder.com just published its annual survey on employee absenteeism. Turns out some 33 percent of workers have phoned in sick when they really weren’t. The nationwide survey included more than 6,800 workers and 3,300 employers. The most common reason for ...

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NAACP asks for federal takeover of Va. election

The Virginia NAACP has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Richmond demanding that the federal government be put in charge of the Nov. 4 election in Virginia. The complaint, naming Gov. Kaine as a defendant, alleges that the state ...

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Where have all the good cases gone?

Four weeks and counting. That’s how long it has been since the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has delivered an opinion that it deemed worthy of publication. Granted, the Richmond-based federal appellate court is known for being stingier with ...

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