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Public Defender group to honor Judge Hogshire

The Citizens Advisory Committee for the Albemarle-Charlottesville Public Defender Office will present the 2013 Clarence Earl Gideon Award to Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire. The award will be presented for the first time in 2013, in the 50th anniversary year ...

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Local Government Attorneys honor Chesterfield’s Parthemos

Chesterfield County Deputy County Attorney Stylian “Stel” Parthemos has been honored by the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Inc. with the 2013 Cherin Award for Outstanding Deputy or Assistant Local Government Attorney, presented at the association’s recent spring conference in ...

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Virginia Tech president retires, reflects on 2007 massacre

(AP) — The president of Virginia Tech announced his retirement May 14, satisfied he had elevated the university’s reputation and acknowledging that the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history on his campus would be a part of his legacy. ...

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U.S. appeals panel ponders: what is a pirate?

(AP) — In the violent world of piracy, Mohammad Saaili Shibin was a multilingual negotiator based in lawless Somalia, working his cellphone to negotiate multimillion-dollar ransoms for merchant ships and sailors that dared to venture into pirate-infested international waters off ...

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