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Broken jaw fails to sideline AG

Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell has more to worry about these days than whether Barack Obama will sidetrack his gubernatorial ambitions. The state’s top lawyer is recovering from a broken jaw suffered in a New Orleans basketball game with his ...

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Watching and waiting

Political anticipation may have claimed a victim in Richmond this week. We’ll confess to being a little edgy ourselves, with all the talk about the possibility that Gov. Tim Kaine might be picked as Barack Obama’s running mate and all ...

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McGuireWoods to fete Kaine

McGuireWoods LLP has long insisted that it is bipartisan, but such highly visible and overtly Republican partners over the years as former Virginia governors John Dalton and George Allen have made that a tough sell. In what appears to be ...

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McGuireWoods to fete Kaine

McGuireWoods LLP has long insisted that it is bipartisan, but such highly visible and overtly Republican partners over the years as former Virginia governors John Dalton and George Allen have made that a tough sell. In what appears to be ...

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Spam: The Next Generation

Spam, i.e., unwanted e-mail, won’t go away. At least the spammers are getting funnier. Check out your spam filter some time to see what’s been blocked. Use the same care and caution you’d use when opening a full trash can ...

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Challenge to New Kent assessments rejected

New Kent Circuit Judge Thomas B. Hoover rejected today a challenge to the reassessment of real estate in the county. Property owners had filed a petition with Commonwealth’s Attorney C. Linwood Gregory under Code Sec. 58.1-3003 that required him to ...

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Disbarred lawyer convicted of fraud

Stephen T. Conrad, the disbarred Woodbridge lawyer suspected of taking more than $3.5 million  from his personal injury and workers’ compensation clients, pleaded guilty today to federal fraud charges. This press release from the U.S. attorney’s office has the details ...

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Employer FMLA win reversed

A finance manager for a car dealership gets another chance to prove her claim under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Aug. 15. In an unpublished opinion in Krenzke v. Alexandria ...

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Wagner enters LG race

As expected, two weeks after announcing her resignation from the Kaine cabinet, Norfolk lawyer Jody Wagner has filed as a candidate for Virginia Lt. Governor. In her bid for the 2009 Democratic LG nomination, Wagner faces Russell County businessman Jon ...

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