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One toke over the line

A federal judge cited that ‘70s anthem last week when he decided a mine worker who hadn’t toked up since high school should get a chance to return to work. Employer Dickenson-Russell Coal Company had a strict “zero tolerance” drug ...

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ASL names new dean

The Appalachian School of Law has appointed LSU law Prof. Lucy McGough as its eighth dean. McGough will succeed Clinton Shinn who returns to teaching as of June 30. McGough has been on the Louisiana State faculty for more than ...

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Whatever happened to Bill Janis?

Last August, former Virginia House Majority Leader Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, gave up his seat to run as an independent for Henrico County commonwealth’s attorney. His campaign was ultimately unsuccessful, leaving some to speculate what his next move might be. ...

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