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Nursing Home Chain Wins Appeal, Gets Fees (access required)

In this first-impression case construing regulations governing the Medicaid funds a nursing home chain may claim in the aggregate for uninsured losses, a Roanoke County Circuit Court overturns the state agency decision disallowing plaintiff nursing home chain’s nearly $1 million ...

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High court reinstates winery’s win (access required)

Vineyard owners in Fauquier County can let the libations flow freely again, in the wake of a Virginia Supreme Court order that reinstated their win in a suit filed by a homeowners’ association. The high court said May 11 in ...

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Abbott Labs agrees to pay $1.5B over Depakote (access required)

WASHINGTON — Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.5 billion over allegations that it promoted the anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The case includes a criminal fine ...

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Ten Commandments case sent to mediation (access required)

ROANOKE — A federal judge overseeing a lawsuit challenging the display of the Ten Commandments in a Virginia public high school sent the case into mediation Monday. Media outlets report that instead of making a ruling, U.S. District Judge Michael ...

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Mother in child neglect case sentenced to prison (access required)

MANASSAS — A Northern Virginia woman has been sentenced to serve a year and a half in prison for using drywall to barricade her three young daughters into a room. Christina Moore of Bristow was given a nine-year sentence in ...

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