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CSX changing strategy on Conrail tussle (access required)

NORFOLK–CSX Corp. is reportedly changing its strategy in the takeover battle for Conrail by adopting a plan to offer important Northeast rail assets to hostile bidder Norfolk Southern Corp. The Washington Post reported in late December that CSX chairman John ...

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McMurran retires (access required)

Portsmouth Circuit Judge Dennis F. McMurran, who has served on that city’s bench since 1981, has announced his retirement effective Feb. 1. A native of Portsmouth, McMurran followed in the footsteps of his father, Judge Robert Ferebee McMurran, who also ...

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Senate OKs amendment to open JIRC, 35-5 (access required)

A resolution submitted by Sen. Kenneth W. Stolle, R-Virginia Beach, to remove confidentiality from the constitutional outline of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission has passed the Senate by a vote of 35 to 5. An identical amendment to Article ...

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Priorities (access required)

All work and no play makes Jack and Jill very dull children. So after working through two straight weekends and all the bill-crunching and horse-trading under the time gun, you can almost forgive the legislature for a tale of woe ...

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