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Dallas killings won’t delay Va. trial

DINWIDDIE (AP) A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing a Virginia State Police trooper cannot have his capital murder trial delayed because of the Dallas shooting in which five officers died last week. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports ...

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Judge rules against death row inmates

(AP) A federal judge has ruled against Virginia inmates in a case regarding conditions on the state’s death row. Prison officials overhauled death row policies last year after several inmates sued the state. Officials granted inmates more recreation time, among ...

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Correction: Police-Fewer Tickets story

(AP) In a story July 7 about traffic tickets, The Associated Press erroneously reported the nature of a written warning system. While the system was inspired by what some residents consider aggressive enforcement, the Chesterfield County Police Department has not ...

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Court approves Alpha bankruptcy plan

(AP) Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. received court approval Thursday for a bankruptcy plan which includes the sale of certain core assets to lenders and outlines how to pay for cleanup of mines that have closed or might yet ...

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