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Brownlee makes his run for AG official (access required)

ROANOKE—Stressing his conservative credentials, the former top prosecutor in western Virginia announced his candidacy last week for the Republican nomination for attorney general. John Brownlee, 43, had stepped down the previous week as U.S. attorney, a job he held for ...

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Circuit City challenges fine over TV notices (access required)

Federal regulators should throw out fines imposed against Circuit City Stores Inc. for violating rules regarding next year’s switch from analog to digital television, the consumer electronics retailer said in a filing Tuesday. The Federal Communications Com-mission last month fined ...

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Hart gains Roanoke-area pro bono award (access required)

Ross C. Hart, an attorney in Salem, received the 23rd Circuit’s pro bono award for 2007 earlier this month at the annual meeting of the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association. Hart was nominated for the award by John E. Whitfield, executive ...

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VBA gives Book Center grant for ‘Big Read’ (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE—The Virginia Bar Association has presented the Virginia Foundation Center for the Book with a $1,500 grant to support two statewide student competitions for the Center’s “Big Read in Virginia” project based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, To Kill a ...

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