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Two Arlington execs plead guilty in $30M fraud

ALEXANDRIA (AP) Chief executives at two Arlington contracting firms have pleaded guilty to more than $30 million in contract fraud by falsely presenting a company as a minority-owned business. Dawn Hamilton, the nominal president and CEO of Security Assistance Corp., ...

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4th Circuit to consider whether inmates have right to visitation

(AP)  The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set to consider whether prisoners have a constitutional right to visitation. A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit was to hear oral arguments in a South Carolina case March 19. Jerome ...

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Tax suit raises conflict questions for Cuccinelli

(AP) — A lawsuit against the state of Virginia by a nutritional supplement maker whose stock comprises Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s total investment portfolio is raising questions about the Republican’s potential conflicts of interest. Henrico-based Star Scientific Inc. sued Virginia’s ...

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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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Hearing set on Va. veteran’s license plate

CHESAPEAKE (AP) — A court hearing is set in a legal battle between the state and an Iraq war veteran over his personalized license plate. Sean Bujno’s plate reads: “ICUHAJI,” which can be read to state: “I See You, Haji.” ...

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Library of Virginia honors 8, including Justice Powell (access required)

(AP) Eight women are being recognized by the Library of Virginia for their pioneering achievements. They include the first African-American woman to serve on the Supreme Court of Virginia, Cleo Elaine Powell, and the primary health care provider on Tangier ...

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Charges against owner of former Vick house dropped (access required)

SURRY (AP) Charges against a woman accused of mistreating animals at Michael Vick’s former dogfighting headquarters were set aside Tuesday after a key witness failed to appear for her trial. According to media reports, prosecutors said charges against Tamira Thayne ...

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