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Court grants new trial in drowning case (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has revived a $9-million lawsuit against the city of Lexington for the 2006 drowning of a 16-year-old boy. The lawsuit claimed the city failed to warn about dangerous water currents below a dam in a public park. The trial judge struck the negligence claims in 2009, ruling the dam's danger was ...