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George Rawlings Jr. dies at age 87

Former Del. George Rawlings Jr., a Fredericksburg attorney, died yesterday at Mary Washington Hospital. Rawlings began his law practice in Fredericksburg in 1947, reports The Free Lance-Star. A liberal Democrat, Rawlings was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in ...

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Injured rail worker wants respect for podiatrists

The Supreme Court of Virginia could decide to give podiatrists some respect in the arena of medical evidence. Podiatrists, like chiropractors, are not medical doctors, although they are trained and licensed to treat specific conditions.  Unlike chiropractors, however, podiatrists do ...

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Injured rail worker wants respect for podiatrists

The Supreme Court of Virginia could decide to give podiatrists some respect in the arena of medical evidence. Podiatrists, like chiropractors, are not medical doctors, although they are trained and licensed to treat specific conditions.  Unlike chiropractors, however, podiatrists do ...

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Roanoke company is loser in medical technology verdict

A California jury returned a $36 million verdict against a Roanoke company accused of misusing trade secrets related to medical robotics. Luna Innovations was ordered to pay $26 million in lost profits, $10.2 million for unjust enrichment and $95,815 in ...

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Intellectual Property – Student Papers – Plagiarism Web Site

A Web site “Turnitin,” used by schools as a plagiarism check, is “fair use” of students’ work, but the 4th Circuit says the district court must reconsider whether the NoVa student who sued for copyright infringement violated state and federal ...

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Putney will run again

Del. Lacey Putney, the state’s longest-serving legislator, plans to extend his run. The 81-year-old has served in the House of Delegates since 1962. The Roanoke Times reports the Bedford independent will stand for election again in November. So far, no ...

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