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How hot is it this week?

Last week’s triple-digit heat finally broke about Monday. It says something when you get excited that the day’s high is only 95. The seasonal hot temps will be pushed out by more 100-plus weather tomorrow. You may have seen this ...

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How hot is it this week?

Last week’s triple-digit heat finally broke about Monday. It says something when you get excited that the day’s high is only 95. The seasonal hot temps will be pushed out by more 100-plus weather tomorrow. You may have seen this ...

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School can discipline ‘Charm Queen’ for hateful website

Can a public school system suspend a student for posting ugly accusations about another student on a Myspace page? Absolutely, said the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an opinion decided Tuesday. Kara Kowalski, the “Queen of Charm” at ...

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VSB order recommends no reinstatement for Morrissey

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has issued its formal order recommending denial of Del. Joe Morrissey’s petition for reinstatement of his law license. The order restates at considerably greater length – 63 pages to be exact – the findings ...

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Demand steady for Va. law licenses

Security was tight and tension was in the air at the Roanoke Civic Center this week as 1,513 applicants sat for the Virginia Bar Exam. Scott Street, secretary-treasurer of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, said the number of test ...

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Qualified Immunity for Strip Searches after Ion Scan (access required)

Maryland prison officials who used ion scanning to screen employees and performed vehicle searches and strip searches of those who tested positive for drug residue have qualified immunity from the employees’ suit alleging violation of their Fourth Amendment rights; the ...

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Tailgating Traffic Stop Was All About Drugs (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds suppression of 34,091 Oxycodone pills found in defendant’s rental car because the trooper who stopped defendant’s car on I-95 for tailgating violated defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights when the trooper spent the next 15 minutes asking defendant ...

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