Author Archives: Matthew Barakat

Arlington panel rescinds ruling over gay video (access required)

ARLINGTON (AP) An Arlington businessman who had been ordered by a local government commission to duplicate videos of gay-rights marches that he found offensive won a reprieve after the commission rescinded its initial order. Tim Bono, of Bono Film and ...

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Nation's First Spam Trial Sheds Light On Practices (access required)

LEESBURG (AP) — As one of the world’s most prolific spammers, Jeremy Jaynes pumped out at least 10 million e-mails a day with the help of 16 high-speed lines, the kind of Internet capacity a 1,000-employee company would need. Jaynes’ ...

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Fairfax Judge Dismisses Indictment Against Sniper (access required)

FAIRFAX (AP) A Fairfax Circuit judge dismissed all charges Oct. 1 in the second capital murder prosecution of convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad, ruling that the state violated his right to a speedy trial. Muhammad has already been convicted and ...

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