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Norfolk jury hits Verizon with $115-million verdict

A federal jury Tuesday found Verizon infringed patents for video-on-demand technology, delivering a big-dollar victory for a small tech company founded by a Virginia Beach man. “We’re ecstatic,” one company lawyer told The Virginian-Pilot. The jury had been hearing testimony ...

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Board Heard Sectarian Prayers, Despite Neutral Policy (access required)

When a religious leader’s invocation at a county board of commissioners’ meeting referred to Jesus Christ and other tenets of the Christian faith, that prayer typified the board’s allowance of sectarian opening prayers at its meetings, and the 4th Circuit ...

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