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Vessels in James River Reserve Fleet to be sold (access required)

FORT EUSTIS—They may be obsolete, but two vessels from the James River Reserve Fleet are bringing in record prices from salvage companies. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration says two vessels from the fleet have been sold for more ...

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Al-Marri can challenge his accusers, 4th Circuit says (access required)

The Bush administration has not given the only enemy combatant held on U.S. soil an adequate opportunity to challenge his detention, a closely divided federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. In a 5-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Two Bon Secours hospitals join forces this month (access required)

The Bon Secours hospitals in Richmond and Hampton Roads are integrating their operations, joining together to form one of the largest health systems in Virginia. Peter Bernard, CEO of Bon Secours Richmond, assumed leadership of the new entity, to be ...

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4th Circuit rules against man in anthrax lawsuit (access required)

A federal appeals court has ruled against a former Army scientist who sued The New York Times over columns linking him to the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said last ...

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Williams Mullen may move to downtown building (access required)

Williams Mullen, Virginia’s third largest law firm, would be the lead tenant in a 15-story office building proposed for downtown Richmond. The $60 million project would be built between Ninth and 10th Streets south of Canal Street between One James ...

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Capsalis names panel to mull candidates (access required)

Virginia State Bar President Manuel A. Capsalis has appointed a nominating committee to consider candidates for 2009 vacancies on VSB Council, the VSB disciplinary board and the mandatory continuing education board to be filled by the Supreme Court of Virginia. ...

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Army looks to modernize handling of soldier remains (access required)

PETERSBURG—The Army is modernizing how it handles dead soldiers’ remains for the first time in several decades as the increasing number of military fatalities has given more urgency to the issue. Mortuary-affairs officials are focusing on the service’s ability to ...

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Police identify man shot by officer at his apartment (access required)

FAIRFAX—County police have identified a 54-year-old man who died after being shot by police in Oakton as David Michael Przewlocki. Police say about 11:30 p.m. Saturday officers responded to a report of an apparent suicidal man at Summit Square Drive. ...

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Games used to teach youngsters Chinese, Arabic, other languages (access required)

FAIRFAX—The first-graders in Grace Yuan’s class are playing “Jeopardy,” eagerly responding to clues about animals and their habitats, diet and movements. Sound routine for a group of 7-year-olds? Well, look again. These clues are in Chinese. One girl, a bit ...

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Liquor stores see steady Sunday business (access required)

State-run liquor stores are reporting steady business on the first day they were allowed to open on Sundays. A new law that went into effect July 1 expanded Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages to 36 state-run stores in Portsmouth, Hampton, ...

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