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Employee Fired After Probation Term (access required)

The Virginia Housing Development Authority wins summary judgment in a former employee’s suit alleging race and/or sex discrimination; the Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff was warned about boundaries for workplace relationships and violated conditions of her probation, prompting her ...

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Sterilization lawsuit against state likely barred, AG says

Two unlikely political bedfellows have gained additional ammunition from the state attorney general in their bid to compensate victims of Virginia’s involuntary sterilization program. Del. Patrick Hope – a Democrat – and Del. Bob Marshall – a Republican – joined ...

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Virginia’s death row population down to 8 (access required)

(AP) Virginia’s death row population has dwindled to eight from a peak of 57 in 1995, and it’s not just because of the state’s efficiency in carrying out capital punishment. A couple of death sentences have been erased recently — ...

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Judge: Vet must appeal again for license plate (access required)

CHESAPEAKE (AP)  A Chesapeake judge says an Iraq war veteran must start anew to get personalized license plates that include a term deemed offensive by some Arab-Americans. Sean Bujno’s plate reads: “ICUHAJI,” which can be read to state: “I See ...

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