A Norfolk federal judge has dismissed piracy charges against a band of Somalis accused of trying to board and rob a U.S. Navy ship. The defense attack on the piracy counts called for interpretation of a U.S. statute that had ...Read More »
While cheering on Virginia’s lawsuit to block the Obama administration’s healthcare reforms, Gov. Bob McDonnell says he wants to explore ways to make healthcare affordable “in an economically responsible manner.” To that end, McDonnell today announced the 24 members of ...
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Virginia’s State Corporation Commission has taken another incremental step in its efforts to improve Internet accessibility for its database of more than 400,000 registered business entities. Corporations now can file their annual reports and pay annual registration fees online, according ...
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A Fairfax judge has issued a split decision in an employment dispute, striking noncompete language in a computer services contract as overly vague but finding a nonsolicitation clause enforceable. Fairfax Circuit Judge Michael F. Devine expressly refused to add, or ...Read More »
Salem lawyer Mark Claytor is looking to fill a seabag with donated used eyeglasses when he heads to Honduras in October for a medical mission trip. Claytor isn’t a medical professional – he says his role with the mission is ...Read More »
A barn in a remote part of Culpeper County has given up up secrets about a World War II and Cold War era clandestine espionage agency viewed as one of the predecessors of the CIA. The operation, bearing the enigmatic ...Read More »
Federal authorities in Roanoke Monday arrested former restaurateur Roland “Spanky” Macher on bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion charges. Macher is known as the founder of a chain of “Spanky’s” restaurants in Central and Southwest Virginia. More recently, he gained infamy ...Read More »