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Principals in Virginia Tech lawsuit appeal to justices (access required)

(AP) Attorneys for the parents of two students who were killed in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre asked Tuesday for a Supreme Court hearing on their request to put Tech’s president on trial for negligence, while the state sought to ...

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Smithsonian parking-lot thefts in Virginia exceeded $1M (access required)

(AP) Authorities have determined that parking-lot employees stole more than $1.5 million from the Smithsonian at the museum’s Udvar-Hazy Air and Space annex in Chantilly, much more than first estimated. The new estimate came to light at a hearing Friday ...

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Senate passes bill on college group membership (access required)

(AP) The Virginia Senate has passed legislation that would allow religious or political organizations at public colleges to restrict membership to people who agree with their mission. Colleges would be prohibited from denying recognition to such groups. Opponents said Monday ...

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AG Cuccinelli announces settlement with book publisher (access required)

Virginia electronic books consumers will receive $680,000 under a nationwide settlement with a major book publisher over allegations of price fixing. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says Virginia’s share is part of a $20 million antitrust settlement with 32 attorneys general ...

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Daniel J. Meador (access required)

Daniel J. Meador, a former dean of the University of Alabama law school and a retired law professor at the University of Virginia, died Feb. 9 in Charlottesville. He was 86. The cause of death was leukemia, a family friend ...

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Man with sleep apnea died after shoulder surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff’s decedent was a 49-year-old married father of three adult children who underwent rotator cuff repair surgery at Mary Washington Hospital in March 2007. Dr. Eglevsky was the orthopedic surgeon who performed the surgery and Dr. Dorman was the ...

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Pressure ulcer turned fatal during nursing home stay – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 92-year-old female, was placed at a nursing home for one-week respite care while her daughter, who provided home care, went on a one week vacation. Decedent was diagnosed with advance dementia, hypertension (high blood pressure), peripheral arterial ...

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