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Judge’s old band gets another moment in the sun

The early seventies was a great time for horn bands. If you are of a certain age, you will recall chart-toppers “One Fine Morning” (Lighthouse) and “Vehicle” (The Ides of March). A Lynchburg band had a taste of local success ...

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Time running out to win a job investigating judges

The agency that polices judicial misconduct in Virginia is looking for a new legal staff. Both lawyers who serve as staff for the state Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission are retiring, and the deadline for applying for the job of ...

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Retail group won’t buy into settlement deal

Virginia-based group the Retail Industry Leaders Association has decided to pass on a settlement deal in a major national case against MasterCard and Visa. The class action was originally filed in 2005 against the card companies alleging that they violated ...

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Minority Contractor’s Race Bias Claim Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses a subcontractor’s suit alleging that various defendant contractors on a state construction contract refused to pay plaintiff because it was a minority-owned contractor, as plaintiff makes only conclusory allegations that do not satisfy the ...

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