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Justice Ginsburg hospitalized

The U.S. Supreme Court reports Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was taken to a hospital Thursday evening after becoming ill at her chambers. Details, and the text of the court’s news release, are available at a Washington Post blog . Posted ...

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Lawsuit filed to block Walmart

Preservationists have gone to court to try to halt construction of a Walmart near a Virginia Civil War battlefield. The suit contends the Orange County Board of Supervisors “brushed aside” mounting concerns about the negative impact the store would have ...

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Justice Thomas at W&L

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opens a conference on Abraham Lincoln with a speech tomorrow night at Washington & Lee University. The conference, Lincoln for the Ages: Lessons for the 21st century, will be conducted at Washington and Lee ...

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Justice Thomas at W&L

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opens a conference on Abraham Lincoln with a speech tomorrow night at Washington & Lee University. The conference, Lincoln for the Ages: Lessons for the 21st century, will be conducted at Washington and Lee ...

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Preview of coming attractions?

If the 4th Circuit’s current configuration leaves it in equipoise and publishing even fewer opinions than usual, it is at least going on the record with some of its disputes. In recent days, the court has published two orders in ...

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Preview of coming attractions?

If the 4th Circuit’s current configuration leaves it in equipoise and publishing even fewer opinions than usual, it is at least going on the record with some of its disputes. In recent days, the court has published two orders in ...

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Burglar gets Facebooked

Talk about leaving a calling card! Jonathan G. Parker, age 19, was charged with breaking into a Martinsburg, W.Va. house and stealing two diamond rings worth more than $3500, according to The Journal. But during the course of committing the ...

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Hospital goes to court over missed deadline

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center hopes to compete with a nearby hospital for the right to build a new cancer service, but first it has to overcome missing a deadline for its application. The hospital had planned to compete if Mary ...

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