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Lawsuit advances in case of dog snatched by PETA

NORFOLK (AP) A multi-million dollar civil suit will proceed against an animal-rights group whose employees allegedly kidnapped and euthanized a family’s Chihuahua on Virginia’s Eastern Shore in 2014. WBOC-TV reports that a judge in Norfolk recently released an opinion that ...

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Trial witness was fake federal agent

NEWPORT NEWS (AP) Authorities say a Virginia man has pleaded guilty to pretending to be a federal agent on the witness stand. Officials say Luis Latorre-Roman II of Toano impersonated a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security while ...

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VLW wins national journalism awards

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has won awards – a gold and a silver — in two national journalism contests that announced their results this week. NFPW. The editorial entitled, “Don’t fire Justice Roush,” took first-place honors in the 2016 NFPW Professional ...

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