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Diamonds may be forever, but love isn’t

There’s etiquette, there’s ethics and then there’s the law. When a couple’s engagement ends, does the woman have to return the ring to her former fiancé? Virginia trial courts are split but the latest word from Richmond Circuit Court is ...

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Diamonds may be forever, but love isn’t

There’s etiquette, there’s ethics and then there’s the law. When a couple’s engagement ends, does the woman have to return the ring to her former fiancé? Virginia trial courts are split but the latest word from Richmond Circuit Court is ...

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That’s NOT Italian…

Anyone who went to Their Majesties’ Royall College or who otherwise spent much time in Williamsburg knows about Sal’s by Victor, the landmark Italian restaurant at the Williamsburg Shopping Center on Richmond Road. An electrical fire destroyed Sal’s a year ...

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Gold in Northern Virginia

Here’s a nugget, so to speak, that I gathered last weekend on the drive home from Pittsburgh (where my daughter is attending grad school this fall): Did you know that they used to mine gold in Northern Virginia? There’s a ...

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Woods Rogers re-establishes Charlottesville office

Roanoke-based Woods Rogers PLC has announced the opening of a new office in Charlottesville, where the firm has not had a physical presence for more than five years. Partner Rusty Schundler, formerly of Roanoke, will head the Charlottesville office, with ...

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New Jersey lawyer to succeed LeClair as firm CEO

Gary D. LeClair, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of LeClairRyan, will step down as CEO at the end of a two-year management transition program at the firm. He will be replaced by David C. Freinberg, a shareholder in the firm’s ...

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New Jersey lawyer to succeed LeClair as firm CEO

Gary D. LeClair, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of LeClairRyan, will step down as CEO at the end of a two-year management transition program at the firm. He will be replaced by David C. Freinberg, a shareholder in the firm’s ...

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Senate confirms Wynn for 4th Circuit seat

A North Carolina judge nominated for promotion more than a decade ago finally has been cleared to join the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Associated Press reports. Judge James Wynn Jr. was confirmed by the U.S. Senate ...

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Ex-sandwich shop owner charged with bankruptcy fraud

Federal authorities in Roanoke Monday arrested former restaurateur Roland “Spanky” Macher on bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion charges. Macher is known as the founder of a chain of “Spanky’s” restaurants in Central and Southwest Virginia. More recently, he gained infamy ...

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