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Equal opportunity offenders (access required)

Maybe the horseplay and sex talk got started with the particular products being manufactured at the costume company.After all, a team mascot, the “South Carolina Gamecock,” apparently was one of the signature products at the South Carolina company’s production plant. ...

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Walk the walk, talk the talk (access required)

Tips on rainmaking are bound to draw a crowd, and a program at the Sept. 21 fall conference of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association in Williamsburg was no exception. After she has sent out holiday cards with hand-penned personal notes ...

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It's still not easy being green (access required)

The election of 2000 is long over, but you can still see the occasional VW microbus with a fading green “Nader-LaDuke 2000” sticker on the bumper. LaDuke, Ralph Nader’s Green Party running mate that year, is an American Indian activist ...

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Hey, beer guy, over here, eh? (access required)

Injured workers want to stay off the job as long as they can, milking a minor injury for couch time at home, some employers think. And workers say that employers are stingy with medical referrals, forcing employees to go through ...

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Smoke 'em if you got 'em (access required)

Trend Alert: Northern Virginia is rife with tobaccy thieves. In the last few months, thousands of dollars of cigarettes have been stolen in a rash of smash-and-grab thefts at Virginia stores, police said. Where are the stolen smokes going? Authorities ...

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Goodbye, John – Boy (access required)

Somehow this dust-up in Nelson County did not end up in court, but it still has a pretty unhappy ending. Anybody who enjoyed the 1970s television show, “The Waltons,” will be sad. Here goes: After years of bickering, “The Waltons” ...

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Check Your Calendar (access required)

From the mailbox: Rustburg lawyer Betsy Phillips shared this one: If the courtroom is a crucible, that may explain why some of we more venerable road warriors of divorce and custody litigation may be starting to feel a bit ground ...

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Nature Strikes Back (access required)

When nature strikes, who you gonna call? A guy named Bill O’Hop learned you have to hop to the top. Bill was sitting inside his house recently when nature got him and pretty good. A beaver struck, knocking down a ...

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Fi fa, fo fum, carrying lotsa dough is really dumb (access required)

Editor’s note: Somewhere, the professor who taught creditor’s rights to Arlington attorney Tom Repczynski is smiling. Let’s let Tom tell his story: He was into my client for more than $10,000 and hadn’t been heard from in many months. The ...

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Awash in a tide of metaphor (access required)

Wordsmiths can get swept away when trying to paint a picture, even when the wordsmith is a TV journalist, whose narrative is meant to bob alongside the literal and more vivid images on the small screen. This example of florid ...

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