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Every pitcher tells a story

I was watching a “local” news program this morning (the one with all those “local” stories from Somalia, California, Texas, Florida, Illinois etc.). When this station wants to report something from around Richmond, they’ve been known to pick up the morning’s Times-Dispatch ...

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Principles of Professionalism

Today is “Lawyer Professionalism Day” and, not coincidentally, the 266th birthday of the state’s most famous lawyer, Thomas Jefferson. The Virginia Bar Association’s Commission on Professionalism is rolling out its “Principles of Professionalism” by providing electronic copies of the principles ...

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Dead men tell no tales, usually

File this one in the “Headlines I’m Really Glad I Didn’t Write” drawer. One of Jay Leno’s more amusing and longstanding features on “The Tonight Show” is his skewering of bad headline writing. A few weeks back, Leno nailed a ...

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