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Progress comes to Surry (access required)

Surry County is in line for a stoplight – the county’s first. It’s coming to the intersection of Routes 10 and 31 on Surry’s town square in early 2004, said David Steele, resident engineer with the Virginia Department of Transportation. ...

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Sorry, Jimbo (access required)

James Monroe, America’s fifth president and famous Fredericksburg lawyer, doesn’t have a college named after him. He may not get one. There has been a lot of talk around F’burg to change the name of Mary Washington College to “Washington ...

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Stop the presses (access required)

In keeping with our tradition of giving you news you need to know: The City of Bedford has passed an ordinance banning urination and defecation in public. Really. The city council’s action earlier month came on the heels of a ...

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A hero, and a toast thereto (access required)

A note from the Iraqi War: Consider the reports of the man behind the uplifting rescue of U.S. Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch. A team of special forces extracted Lynch from an Iraqi hospital after her capture by Iraqi forces near ...

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Dog Gone (access required)

From the “What Were They Thinking?” File. Three Fairfax guys have taken up residence in the cross-bar hotel in Alexandria, facing felony charges. What did they do, you ask? They, um, they stole a dog from an Alexandria animal shelter. ...

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Art Mirrors Life (access required)

Sort of. If you take a look at the funny papers (i.e., the daily comics), you’ll see a familiar scenario in the sloooow-moving soap-opera strip, “Rex Morgan M.D.” For those who don’t bother, Rex is a doctor (“America’s most well-known ...

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Notes from the Sniper Case (access required)

The pre-trial jockeying in the case of sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo is intense, with each side fighting every step of the way. Even the subject of Malvo’s diet provoked controversy, with his lawyers fighting his jailhouse diet by contending ...

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Peeping Charges in Staunton (access required)

Step into the Wayback Machine and return to civil procedure class in law school. Some readers may remember a case from Louisiana that was supposed to illustrate diversity of jurisdiction or something like that. In the case, a landlord installed ...

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Here's to Good Friends… (access required)

The Virginia Trial Lawyers Association met at The Homestead in late March – you can read further coverage of the confab throughout this issue. But the well-attended (by nearly 500 members) event included a sentimental note — Mark E. Rubin, ...

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Must have been a bad bunch (access required)

Last 4th of July in Lynchburg, a guy wanted some dope money, so he broke into a salon where he had worked and took about $700. Then he thought he would knock over a 7-Eleven store. That’s where he slipped ...

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