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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Roanoke condemnation case resolved

A couple fighting city hall in Roanoke over the condemnation of their property has decided to end the battle and accept a $2.2 million valuation of their property set by a jury in March. The Roanoke Times reports Jay and ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On May 7, a Virginia State Bar Third District-Section I Subcommittee issued a public admonition to Richmond lawyer Nnika Evangeline White for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and failing to respond to a lawful demand for information from ...

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UR student wins LeClairRyan Oliver Hill law scholarship (access required)

LeClairRyan has awarded its second annual LeClairRyan-Oliver W. Hill Scholarship to Qasim Rashid, a first-year law student at the University of Richmond. The $5,000 scholarship was established to recognize a student of color at a Virginia or Washington law school ...

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Rail yard funding appeal goes to high court (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has agreed to hear Montgomery County’s appeal of a circuit court decision allowing public funding for a Norfolk Southern rail yard project. County supervisors are fighting the proposed freight yard near Elliston by attacking the ...

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Defect caused deck collapse, inspector says (access required)

LEXINGTON— Rockbridge County officials say a deck collapse that injured about 30 Washington and Lee University students at a weekend party apparently stemmed from the structure’s improper attachment to the house. Building inspector Erich Schnetzler says bolts that should have ...

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Chesapeake Bay gets best water quality grade since 2002 (access required)

MIDDLE RIVER, Md.—Parts of the Chesapeake Bay made modest improvements in water quality and other indicators of overall health in 2009, according to a report released last week. But the head of a bay advocacy group said the nation’s largest ...

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Jail sentence for Bedford County cross-burning (access required)

BEDFORD—A Bedford County man who admitted burning a cross in an interracial couple’s yard will spend nine months in jail. Darrell Bruce Orange was sentenced last week after he pleaded guilty to burning a cross with the intent to intimidate. ...

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Work camp inmate alleges cruel pranks (access required)

A federal complaint by a former state prison inmate claims he was tormented by a series of cruel pranks at the hands of a guard at a Botetourt County work camp. The lawsuit reads like a list of frat house ...

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Tech failed to issue timely warning, federal agency says (access required)

(AP) The U.S. Department of Education has issued a preliminary finding that Virginia Tech broke federal campus security laws by waiting too long to notify students during the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history. Tech disputed the department’s findings ...

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