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Food Frenzy starts March 30

The third annual Legal Food Frenzy will run from March 30 through April 10 with a goal of raising 1.5 million pounds of food to be distributed through the state’s regional food banks. Firms interested in participating can register online ...

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Monks reach deal with city hall

Buddhist monks in Virginia Beach have settled their lawsuit against the city over religious services at a home in a residential neighborhood. Under the settlement filed in federal court Monday, the City Council will consider giving the monks a permit ...

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Thomas exhorts students to act for higher good

Americans today do not make the kinds of sacrifices their forebears did, laments U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in an appearance yesterday at Washington & Lee University. Justice Thomas rarely makes public speeches, the Associated Press reports, but was ...

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When to name a number

Virginia p.i. lawyers have some leeway on when to name a number to a jury. Some lawyers like to name a dollar figure during voir dire, testing potential jurors for sticker shock over a high-dollar ad damnum. Newport News lawyer ...

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Government rests in Okun fraud trial

The prosecution has finished its case-in-chief against alleged investment scammer Ed Okun. The key witness in the case, a former manager of an exchange company purchased by Okun, testified she hid up to $18 million of client money to prevent ...

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