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Bob Patterson dead at 85

Longtime McGuireWoods leader Robert H. Patterson Jr. has died, sixty years after he become the ninth lawyer at a Richmond firm then called McGuire, Eggleston, Bocock & Wood. From humble beginnings – growing up on Church Hill as a son ...

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Crowley to moderate VBA Senate debate

CNN anchor Candy Crowley will moderate the Virginia Bar Association’s debate between U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine July 21, the VBA has announced. CNN’s chief political correspondent, Crowley joined the network in 1987. The Senate debate will ...

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UVa settles electronic medical records lawsuit

A $30-million , three-week court battle over efforts to digitize hospital medical records has been averted with a last minute settlement, a University of Virginia spokesman confirmed Tuesday. In a lawsuit, the university claimed a firm now owned by General ...

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Prosecutor hurt in courthouse scuffle

Amelia County Commonwealth’s Attorney Lee Harrison was injured along with two others when a criminal defendant became violent at the Amelia County courthouse Thursday. Harrison came to the aid of a sheriff’s deputy who was attacked by an accused burglar, ...

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Lexington dam case brings $100,000 verdict

A Rockbridge County jury last week decided the city of Lexington should pay $100,000 to the family of a youth who drowned in a city park in 2006. Friday’s verdict came after the case stalled in a 2009 jury trial ...

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