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Residents question plans for military training camp

A military-style training camp planned for the bucolic Shendandoah Valley has some neighbors up in arms. A local developer recently applied for a permit to construct the Shenandoah Valley Corporate Training Center on a 920-acre farm just east of U.S. ...

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Residents question plans for military training camp

A military-style training camp planned for the bucolic Shendandoah Valley has some neighbors up in arms. A local developer recently applied for a permit to construct the Shenandoah Valley Corporate Training Center on a 920-acre farm just east of U.S. ...

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Manhunt under way for cohorts in fuel thefts

A former military contractor convicted in Virginia of stealing $40 million worth of government fuel in Iraq is helping authorities find his accomplices around the globe. According to the Associated Press, the thefts occurred in 2007 and 2008 from Camp ...

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Unemployment Comp – Loyalty – Vendor Price List (access required)

A former receptionist for a marble company wins unemployment comp, even though employers claims he fired her for disloyalty after she sent competitors a price list from a vendor employer did not use, in this case from Prince George Circuit ...

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National site, local ads

What better place to troll for money from liberal – relatively speaking anyway – Virginians than The New York Times? That appears to be the thinking of Common Sense Virginia, a state political action committee that is sponsoring The Real ...

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Employment Discrimination – Public Employees’ Grievance – Res Judicata (access required)

Plaintiff correctional officers who seek additional relief on their state grievances related to employment discrimination claims are barred by the doctrine of res judicata from pursuing claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 based on the same allegations, a Lynchburg U.S. ...

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Fishbones and bons mots

Snarky political humor was at a peak in the sandy woods of Wakefield yesterday as politicians, their followers, and fans of salty fish gathered to eat, drink, and be entertained. The Wakefield Shad Planking is an annual test of candidates’ ...

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Traffic Offenses – DUI – Witness Subpoena – Nolle Prosequi (access required)

A Charlottesville Circuit Court denies a prosecutor’s request for reconsideration of its denial of a continuance in this DUI prosecution because the commonwealth inadvertently failed to subpoena the arresting officer to appear at the suppression hearing, but the court grants ...

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Kilgore backs Brownlee for AG

Former Attorney General Jerry Kilgore has put his backing behind John Brownlee of Roanoke, one of three contenders for the Republican nomination for attorney general.  The blessing gives Brownlee a boost over rivals state Sen. Ken Cuccinelli of Fairfax and ...

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Intruder season opens in Virginia

Just five days after a Botetourt County man blasted an intruder with a shotgun in a killing pronounced self-defense by authorities, a Campbell County resident apparently finds herself in a similar position. The sheriff’s department tells The News & Advance ...

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