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Giants RB Bradshaw reports to SW Virginia jail (access required)

New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has returned to a jail in Virginia to finish serving a 60-day jail sentence for a parole violation, his attorney said. In a statement released through the Giants, attorney Charles Stacy of Bluefield ...

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Tech company files for Chapter 11 under heavy debt (access required)

MCLEAN—Technology consultant BearingPoint Inc. filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying it had negotiated a “prearranged” bankruptcy plan with lenders that could help reduce its debt load. The company filed for Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern ...

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Man who bilked homeowners pleads in shooting spree (access required)

FAIRFAX—A businessman who stole $3 million from Northern Virginia homeowner associations has been convicted of going on a drunken shooting spree after his thefts were uncovered. Jeffrey S. Koger entered Alford pleas last Tuesday in Fairfax County court to charges ...

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Immigrants march to protest Prince Wm. County’s policies (access required)

MANASSAS PARK—More than 100 immigrants and their supporters marched through Prince William County last Monday to protest policies they say have torn apart families, caused racial tension and made them fearful of reporting crimes. With chants in Spanish of “Justice!” ...

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Alexandria looks into building a new Metro station (access required)

ALEXANDRIA—Alexandria officials plan to move forward with discussions on a new Metrorail station. Officials say they will meet with the Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group on Thursday to discuss a possible station at Potomac Yard. The stop would be located ...

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Senate Democrats kill right-to-work amendment (access required)

Senate Democrats have turned back a Republican attempt to write Virginia’s right-to-work policy into the state Constitution. The Senate Privileges and Elections Committee rejected Del. Chris Saxman’s proposed constitutional amendment on a 9-5 party-line vote Tuesday. Saxman, owner of a ...

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House subcommittee kills felon voting bill (access required)

A House of Delegates subcommittee has killed a proposal to amend the state Constitution to make it easier for convicted felons to have their voting rights restored. The House Privileges and Elections subcommittee last Monday voted 3-2 along party lines ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Dec. 15, 2008, a three-judge panel of the Dickenson County Circuit Court suspended the law license of Wade T. Compton of Lebanon for five years with terms for violating professional rules that govern conflicts of interest and misconduct that ...

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Contract – Parol Evidence – Corporation Liability (access required)

A Roanoke County Circuit Court will hear parol evidence to decide whether a contract bound a couple and its insurance agency to pay a promissory note to another couple and their business. David Lemons, his wife Sheree and Lemons Enterprises ...

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Criminal – Malicious Wounding – Attempted Murder (access required)

Because appellant did not lay an adequate foundation on cross-examination for the introduction of extrinsic evidence of prior inconsistent statements by two speakers who allegedly made statements following the shooting that contradicted their testimony at trial, the trial court did ...

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