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Four win scholarships from Roanoke Bar foundation (access required)

Three undergraduates and a law school student are the recipients of the 2010 James N. Kincanon Scholarships from the Roanoke Bar Association Foundation (RBAF). The scholarship program was established in 1997 in honor of James N. Kincanon in recognition of ...

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Smyth County strikes deal with feds over access (access required)

MARION—Smyth County will improve access to government facilities for people with disabilities under an agreement with the federal government. The Justice Department announced the agreement Wednesday. It’s part of a nationwide initiative called Project Civic Access. Smyth County agreed to ...

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Sen. Hurt wins GOP primary for congressional seat (access required)

Tea party voters didn’t speak with one voice in Tuesday’s 5th Congressional District Republican primary, leaving the movement’s leaders to ponder its role this fall. Robert Hurt, a state senator many tea party conservatives scorned for backing a 2004 tax ...

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Intersection crash causes causes bleeding in knee – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 4. 2009, the plaintiff was driving south on North Main Street in Emporia when his vehicle was struck by defendant’s vehicle, which was turning from North Main Street onto Commonwealth Boulevard. The local sheriff was an eyewitness to ...

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Court finds money for substitutes (access required)

Virginia courts now know how much money they will have to hire substitute judges next year to plug the holes left open by the General Assembly during the last legislative session. Karl Hade, executive secretary of the Supreme Court of ...

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Passenger-wife sues driver-husband over injuries from crash – $250,000 Verdict (access required)

This personal injury action arose out of an automobile accident that occurred on July 26, 2007, in South Carolina. The plaintiff, Patricia Stewart, and the defendant (also her husband), William Stewart, were driving to a relative’s home to visit. Defendant ...

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