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McDonnell announces state has a budget surplus (access required)

Virginia’s battered state budget swung from a $1.8 billion shortfall in January to a surprise surplus of at least $220 million when the 2010 fiscal year ended two weeks ago, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced last week. That exceeds forecasts of ...

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Cuccinelli backs Arizona in immigration lawsuit (access required)

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has signed onto a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Arizona’s strict new immigration law. The Obama administration has challenged the new law in federal court in Arizona. The law, which takes effect July 29, directs police enforcing ...

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Irvin Douglas Sugg Sr. (access required)

Irvin Douglas Sugg Jr, the first African-American judge to preside in Halifax County, died July 9 at his home in Hampton. He was 93. A native of South Boston, Judge Sugg served in the Army at Fort Belvoir and at ...

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UVa med school starts website on Alzheimer’s (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE—The University of Virginia’s medical school has started an educational website for doctors and health-care providers that focuses on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Memory Commons aims to provide information on the clinical and research developments in the diagnosis and management ...

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Dominick J. Esposito (access required)

Dominick J. Espositio, a retired Richmond attorney, died July 3. He was 84. Mr. Esposito served in the Army during World War II and received a Purple Heart for a wound suffered on Okinawa. He served later in the occupation ...

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David W. Parrish Jr. (access required)

David Walker Parrish Jr., a former president of The Michie Co., died of heart problems July 2 at a Charlottesville retirement community. He was 87. A native of Bristol, Tenn., Mr. Parrish served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World ...

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Radiologists fail to detect hip displacement in infant – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was born with bilateral hip dysplasia that was missed in two ultra-sounds ordered by the family pediatrician on the day of birth and at four months of age. The pediatrician had detected a “clunk” when examining the baby’s ...

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Grandfathering guidance in health care reform law (access required)

An interim final rule clarifying the grandfathering provisions for employers under the health care reform law contains surprises that raise the stakes on advising companies about their health plans. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act puts new obligations on ...

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Suit, counterclaim filed over church construction – $762,640 Verdict for Counter-Claimants (access required)

On Feb. 19, 2008, Seoul Presbyterian Church (SPC) in Fairfax filed suit against a family construction business, Zion Contractor Co., and their shareholders, Jae Kwon, Byung Kwon and their son Don Kwon for fraud, breach of contract and unjust enrichment. ...

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