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Judge outlines steps in recount order

(AP) — A recount court’s chief judge has outlined the rules governing the recount in the race for Virginia attorney general. The order issued Wednesday by Richmond Circuit Judge Beverly Snukals stakes out many procedures that have been previously outlined ...

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Judge issues gag order in abduction case

LOVINGSTON  (AP) — A Nelson County judge on Wednesday prohibited law enforcement officers and lawyers from speaking about an abduction case involving a missing teenager. The order issued by Circuit Judge J. Michael Gamble forbids the release of the existence ...

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Huguely appeal focuses on lawyer’s illness

(AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of fatally beating his ex-girlfriend asked an appeals court Wednesday for a new trial, arguing that he was denied his right to an attorney when one of his lawyers fell ...

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Immigration case questions status of ‘aged-out’ child applicants (access required)

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WASHINGTON — At oral arguments on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court scrutinized the language of federal immigration statutes to determine whether a visa applicant’s child who ages out of automatic eligibility while waiting in the queue for available visas must ...

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Justices air out issues in EPA pollution case (access required)

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WASHINGTON — During an expanded, 90-minute argument session on Tuesday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled over whether the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to impose power plant emission rules upon states that contribute to the air ...

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