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McEachin’s gay rights bill killed in House (access required)

A Republican-controlled House subcommittee has killed legislation that would have banned job discrimination against gay state employees. The bill died on an unrecorded show-of-hands vote Tuesday evening. Democratic Sen. Donald McEachin of Richmond sponsored the bill after new Republican Gov. ...

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Foundation targets childhood obesity (access required)

The group that helped cut Virginia’s youth smoking rate almost in half hopes to reduce childhood obesity. The Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation has been renamed the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth to reflect its added mission, to help Virginia’s young ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions  (access required)

On Dec. 16, a three-judge panel suspended Alexandria attorney Dale E. Duncan’s license to practice law for two years, effective Dec. 23. The court found that Duncan engaged in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation that reflects adversely on ...

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