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Publisher’s Notebook

Putting the press above it all

When and where did a pair of binoculars become standard equipment for a political journalist? This month, at the Virginia Capitol. The Virginia General Assembly, the world’s oldest deliberative body, convened for its 2016 session on Jan. 13, and reporters ...

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Pushing the hot buttons

The 2016 Virginia General Assembly will open in a week, on Jan. 13. Last year’s session was orderly and business-like. Looks like the legislature will make up for it this time around. For starters, the Republicans in the Assembly apparently ...

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About ABOTA

ABOTA is back. The Virginia chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates has enjoyed a renaissance during the past year under President Irv Cantor. Cantor rushed eight new members for the group, which has about 50 lawyers in the ...

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A tri-cornered hat-tip

Here’s a shout-out to one of the sometimes-overlooked greats from the early days of this country – George Mason of Fairfax County. Today, Dec. 11, is his birthday. That would be 290 candles if he was still around. Mason has ...

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Headline of the Day

Journalist Jim Romenesko, whose jimromenesko.com was the go-to site for journalism news, trade gossip and industry insight, may have retired, but he still tweets and posts every now and then. Romenesko long has been a source for prime Headline of ...

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Bills on the Hill

Thanksgiving. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. New Year’s Eve. All great holidays and cause for celebration. But the party really gets going in mid-January when the General Assembly returns to Richmond for the 2016 session. Already delegates and senators are lining ...

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Number 5 for Sands

Richmond lawyer Randy Wimbish became president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys last month at the group’s annual meeting in Williamsburg. With Wimbish at the helm of the defense bar, his firm, Sands Anderson, now shares bragging rights for ...

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VADA evens score in annual golf tourney

It was quite an afternoon for golf in suburban Richmond – pleasant, neither hot nor cold, a little sunny until the clouds showed up, clear until those clouds reached the bursting point and rain came along. What it was, was ...

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Definest list you’d ever want

The Internet is a great source of humor, although it’s sometimes hard to tell exactly the source or author of the jokes. Go on Twitter and you’ll find a whole series of tweets, many laugh-out-loud funny, under the hashtags #newdefinitions, ...

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Talkin’ baseball (2015 edition)

The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing, and the cosmic connection between law and baseball remains in place. Here’s a round-up, with stories and some material courtesy of the Associated Press, of activity across America’s ballparks. GOT YOUR ...

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