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Spring cleaning: more than dust bunnies (access required)

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As the weather indicates, spring is not too far around the corner. And during spring, you can’t escape those killer dust bunnies. They lurk in corners, growing larger and more ominous with time. And eventually, no matter how frightening, you ...

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Pedicure leads to infection, then $1M verdict in Henrico (access required)

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A Richmond woman who developed an infection in her legs after getting a pedicure won a verdict of just over a million dollars from a Richmond-area salon this month. Richmond lawyers James “Jamie” Kessel and Robert C.T. Reed represented Samantha ...

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Noncompete restricting info source ‘overbroad’ (access required)

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An employer lost its opening bid to stop a former manager from working for an alleged competitor in a multi-state home-building business, when an Alexandria federal court denied the employer’s motion for a preliminary injunction on Feb. 14. In arguing ...

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Building a diverse workforce about more than just hiring (access required)

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As businesses become more globalized, workplace diversity has become an imperative. Whether it’s a regional law firm or a multinational company, workers and clients alike want to do business with and work for an organization that reflects a range of ...

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Gun-carrying Virginia ex-con loses appeal for Maryland permit (access required)

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Although a Virginia ex-con had his gun rights restored in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland did not violate the U.S. Constitution by denying a gun permit to the applicant, who is now a security officer under contract with the Department ...

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A late-night cookie fight (access required)

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The toughest competition on Virginia’s college campuses may not be the fight for grades and class rank. Or who has the best college basketball team. And forget the jostling for blue-chip pledges to fraternities and sororities. At Virginia Commonwealth University, ...

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