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Adoption Over Absent Mother’s Objection Upheld (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the circuit court’s decision authorizing a biological mother’s father and stepmother to adopt her daughter over the mother’s objection. Hughes, the biological mother, has a history of drug addiction, bipolar psychiatric disorder, and suicide attempts. ...

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Southwest counties lose high-speed broadband (access required)

The federal government has rescinded $20.2 million in funding to deliver high-speed broadband service to two far Southwest Virginia counties because of a contract impasse between an economic development group and a communications company. The disagreement will cost hundreds of ...

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Richmond attorney recognized for winning asylum for woman (access required)

Megan E. Kaufmann, an associate in the Richmond office of Hunton & Williams, has been named “Pro Bono Attorney of the Year” by the Tahirih Justice Center. Kaufmann was recognized for spending hundreds of hours in winning asylum for a ...

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