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Caroline judge to retire

Fifteenth Circuit Judge Horace A. Revercomb III has announced his retirement, effective March 1. His chambers are in Bowling Green, and he typically sits in Caroline County. Revercomb was elevated to the circuit court in 1999 after serving as a ...

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Virginia pro bono summit scheduled

Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has scheduled a pro bono summit meeting April 27 in Richmond to review lawyer volunteer efforts from around the state, according to Virginia Bar Association president John Epps. In a letter to bar leaders, ...

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Deputies injured in courthouse shooting

Two deputies have been injured in a shooting incident involving an inmate at the Fauquier County courthouse, according to published reports. The Associated Press said the inmate was in custody and the deputies were taken for medical care.  WUSA reports ...

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McDonnell wants drilling off Va. coast

Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell wants the federal government to get cracking on exploration for oil and natural gas off Virginia’s coast. In a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made public today, McDonnell wrote, “A key priority for us here ...

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