Here’s a nugget, so to speak, that I gathered last weekend on the drive home from Pittsburgh (where my daughter is attending grad school this fall): Did you know that they used to mine gold in Northern Virginia? There’s a ...Read More »
The other shoe has dropped in the case of the Maryland judge who got upset and flattened the tire of the cleaning woman who parked in his parking spot. You may recall the story, reported here back in January: Charles ...Read More »
The Commonwealth of Virginia has defaulted on a lawsuit. You read that right. The commonwealth, along with James Madison University, has defaulted on a tortious interference case in New York. We’ll know next week how much it’s going to cost ...Read More »
In a story last year, I flagged the Carroll County Courthouse as one of the “Legal Destinations” you might visit if you wanted to combine legal history with some R&R. In 1912, the courthouse was the site in the courtroom ...Read More »
Cole Porter, by way of Ella Fitzgerald, had it right: It’s too darn hot. This morning the Danville paper has the news you need, a story with advice from an air conditioning expert on how not to blow your system ...Read More »
[UPDATED JULY 6] In honor of Independence Day, Slate ran a contest asking Twitter users to tweet the Declaration of Independence. Imagine trying to reduce Thomas Jefferson’s 1,300-word magnum opus to 140 characters. Actually, it was using 124 characters; contestants had to ...
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