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$21M awarded in torture suit against ex-Somali PM (access required)

McLEAN—A U.S. judge on Tuesday awarded $21 million to seven people who sued a former prime minister of Somalia now living in Virginia, claiming he tortured and killed his own people more than two decades ago. The judgment against Mohamed ...

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Family sues over mold in military housing (access required)

NORFOLK—Another mold-related lawsuit has been filed against the company that manages rental housing for military families in Hampton Roads. Natasha Chaparro and her husband, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Angel Manuel Chaparro-Mendoza, claim in their lawsuit that mold in their ...

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3rd vacancy looms for state’s 25th Judicial Circuit (access required)

WAYNESBORO—Another vacancy is looming in Virginia’s 25th Judicial Circuit. Waynesboro General District Court Judge William Heatwole plans to retire at the end of the year. Heatwole announced his retirement last Monday. He has served on the bench since 1993, handling ...

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Roanoke club tricked by fake Chippendales group (access required)

ROANOKE—A Roanoke club will provide refunds to Chippendales fans after a show it scheduled turned out to be fake. Media outlets report that 202 Market canceled the Aug. 15 sold-out show when it discovered the deception. Events and promotions manager ...

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