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Celebs settle separate suits in Norfolk (access required)

NORFOLK–Movie and TV stars Martin Lawrence and Chuck Norris each have settled lawsuits to which they were parties in Norfolk federal court. Lawrence, star of the TV show “Martin” and the movie “Thin Line Between Love and Hate,” has settled ...

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VBA hosts second LawTech conference (access required)

Recent developments in law office technology will be discussed–and displayed–at VBA LawTech97, the second legal technology conference and exhibition sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association Law Practice Management Section, to be held Thursday, May 8, at the Richmond Marriott. Just ...

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Shy shrew safe, scientists say (access required)

CHESAPEAKE–The Dismal Swamp shrew, a federally protected critter known to scurry about the forested wetlands of southeast Virginia, is about to lose its government bodyguard. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is removing the shy, mouse-like shrew from the federal ...

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Obituary (access required)

John Foster Eakin, a former Botetourt County General District Judge, died March 11. He was 69. A native of Maryland, he earned his law degree from the University of Baltimore. He came to Roanoke in 1951 with U.S. Fidelity and ...

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Scenes from the VTLA conference (access required)

The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association retreated to the Greenbrier April 3-5 for its 38th annual convention. The weather was gorgeous, the conviviality convivial, and the shrimp platter bottomless. Read on… NEXT YEAR, 500. VTLA staffers report that the association set ...

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