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Budget Solution (access required)

So crossover day was two weeks ago and it’s way late to try to get new legislation introduced for the 2004 General Assembly session. Surely there’s a loophole somewhere that could be leveraged for this idea, borrowed from Iowa. Yeah, ...

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Fuhgetaboutit, Yer Honor (access required)

A New Jersey federal judge has thrown out a claim brought by a municipal judge seeking a piece of the action from the HBO mob drama “The Sopranos.” The plaintiff judge claimed he had a verbal agreement with the show’s ...

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An Ex-Husband's Best Friend (access required)

Lawyers who appear before the Virginia Court of Appeals sometimes think the court splits too many hairs when deciding whether an issue has been preserved for appeal. Supreme Court Rule 5A:18 requires a party’s argument or objection to be presented ...

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Capture the Flag (access required)

Remember the rhubarb over the Virginia Confederate battle flag that a buncha Minnesot’ns took at Gettysburg and wouldn’t give back? Remember former Gov. Jesse Ventura getting really worked up over that? Well, it’s back in the news. A Civil War ...

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Just Say Oink (access required)

Remember a couple of “Hearsay” items a few years ago about a guy in Moneta who was sparring with the local zoning board because he had a big chicken advertising his mini-golf course? Locals rallied around that big eight-foot rooster, ...

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Psst, Wanna Buy a Website? (access required)

Ever surf over to Whitehouse.com? A bit of advice: Don’t do it from the office. This site doesn’t take you to the presidential home. It takes you to a porno site. Just ask any schoolkid who has mistakenly logged on ...

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There They Go Again (access required)

This column had resolved to stay away from the Janet Jackson breast-baring stunt at the Super Bowl earlier this month, but sometimes the actions of those guys on the Hill force us to write about stuff we would rather deep-six. ...

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Isn't it ironic? (access required)

That was the line of a Canadian chanteuse who enjoyed pop stardom in the states several years ago. That same line occurred recently to a federal judge in Alexandria, when he was confronted with an Egyptian-born banker who had ties ...

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