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NoVa roads to be improved with stimulus funds (access required)

FAIRFAX—Northern Virginia residents will see the fruits of some $260 million in stimulus funds with roads being paved, the Fairfax County Parkway being completed and an interchange at Fair Lakes Parkway being built. Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William and Arlington counties ...

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BET co-founder backs McDonnell for governor (access required)

A billionaire co-founder of the Black Entertainment Television network and an influential Democratic donor has endorsed Republican Bob McDonnell for governor. Sheila Johnson of The Plains, the second-largest individual do-nor to Gov. Timothy M. Kaine and a benefactor of prominent ...

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Cho’s mental records are located, says Kaine (access required)

Missing mental he-alth records for Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho have been found more than two years after the massacre, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine said Wednesday. Cho killed 32 people on April 16, 2007, then committed suicide as police closed ...

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Hassell gives details of Norfolk e-filing pilot (access required)

ABINGDON—Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. says state lawyers may soon get a glimpse of what is promised to be a simple and centralized system for electronic filing in the state courts. Hassell drew applause earlier this month when ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On June 30, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the Virginia law license of Jackson W. Snyder II of Potomac, Md., for a year and a day, effective May 27. According to the VSB, Snyder was convicted on Feb. ...

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Taxation – Real Property – Transportation Districts (access required)

Fairfax County wins summary judgment in this challenge by a taxpayer business to the constitutionality of two Virginia statutes that authorize taxation of real property, Va. Code §§ 58.1-3221.3 (as within the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority) and Code § 33.1-435 ...

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Domestic Relations – Equitable Distribution – Retirement Account (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court looks to unpublished cases from the Court of Appeals to hold that wife can keep her distribution from husband’s Thrift Savings Plan retirement account, even though husband claims the disbursement effects a 61/39 split in favor ...

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Domestic Relations – Spousal Support – Cohabitation – PSA (access required)

Although wife says she and her boyfriend do not share their finances and have separate bedrooms, she pays him rent and they share their lives and a Fairfax Circuit Court says husband can terminate his monthly spousal support payments in ...

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Corporate – Dissolved Corporation – Individual Liability (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court denies summary judgment to defendant, an officer, director and shareholder of a dissolved corporation that contracted to replace plaintiff hair salon’s floor, in the salon’s suit alleging defective installation. The complaint alleges that defendant Custom Commercial ...

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