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Online romance: Seems he was a she (access required)

ALEXANDRIA–When Margaret Anne Hunter began talking to Thorne Wesley Jameson Groves on the Internet, she thought she was talking to a businessman with AIDS. And during their whirlwind courtship and engagement, she believed his story that the heavy bandages covering ...

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Bars Gear Up For High Court Endorsement (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor Virginia’s bar associations are cranking up their endorsement committees as the General Assembly prepares to elect a successor to Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson Jr., who will retire July 1. A clear front-runner is not likely ...

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Ewing Bill Fails In Committee (access required)

The General Assembly may not revisit the issue of what is a “day” for purposes of child support during its upcoming session. A bill that would have included overnight visitations in the calculation of shared custody has died in a ...

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Federal Law Won't Back Bowman Suit (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A chemist fired by a drug company cannot base a Bowman wrongful discharge claim on federal food and drug regulations, a Richmond federal judge has ruled. Bowman and its progeny allow a discharge claim when ...

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Stephenson To Retire July 1 (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson Jr. announced last Monday that he will be retiring from the Virginia Supreme Court in July, after 16 years on the court. Stephenson, who turns 75 in February, said he looks ...

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