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No ifs, ands or…

Call it careless. Call it inattention to detail. Call it what most people call it (admittedly a bit crudely): Butt-dialing. It’s the situation where your cell phone is in your back pocket and you inadvertently call someone because you sat ...

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Obenshain to seek recount in AG’s race

(AP) Republican Mark Obenshain said Nov. 26 he is seeking a recount in his paper-thin loss to Democrat Mark Herring in the race for state attorney general. Obenshain had made it clear in recent weeks he would seek a recount ...

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Snake found on defendant in Roanoke court

ROANOKE (AP) — Police say no charges will be filed against a woman who brought a baby ball python into Roanoke General District Court. Police tell The Roanoke Times that the snake was in Rebekah Lynn Bowers’ coat pocket and ...

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Staying on the right side of a support award (access required)

How does an ex-wife stay on the right side of a $6,000 monthly spousal support award? By carefully managing her relationship with her boyfriend, as spelled out in a new decision from the Court of Appeals. Like many ex-spouses, David ...

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Necessity of spinal surgery at issue in med-mal action – $1,121,364 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 32-year-old man who suffered a minor L-1 compression fracture as a result of an ATV accident. He was taken to the Loudoun Hospital emergency room where he came under the care of neurosurgeon Dr. Mudit Sharma, ...

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