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Chesterfield man targets sign violations

When the representative of a sign company told a Chesterfield County committee responsible for regulating signs that there were no complaints about electronic message boards and other displays, Bob Olsen thought, “You want complaints, I’ll give you complaints.” The Chesterfield ...

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Oversight hampered by privacy laws in abuse cases

The death of a Virginia teenager highlights inconsistent rules on releasing information about child abuse investigations, according to The Washington Post. Despite a report a neighbor made to the Prince William County’s Department of Social Services that 13-year-old Lexie Agyepong-Glover ...

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Briefing underway in rail lawsuit

The lawsuit to block a proposed rail transfer facility in Montgomery County could be heard by September. The Roanoke Times reports that the county is trying to block the project, arguing that Virginia’s constitution forbids state funding of private railroad ...

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