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Guardrails pass most Virginia crash tests

(AP) A highway guardrail system that critics call dangerous has passed most of the safety tests financed by the state of Virginia, according to reports obtained by the Associated Press on Wednesday, but state officials still have concerns about the ...

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Court panel recommends new judgeships

A court committee is recommending authorization of two new judgeships in Virginia next year. The proposal from the Committee on District Courts would create new positions on the juvenile and domestic relations bench in Fairfax County and the general district ...

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New U.S. attorneys get final approval

The full U.S. Senate has confirmed the nominations of both Dana J. Boente and John P. Fishwick Jr. as U.S. attorneys in Virginia. Boente becomes the top government lawyer for the Eastern District of Virginia and Fishwick takes charge of ...

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