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I HEAR VIRGINIA SINGING…. (access required)

There they go again. The General Assembly is taking a stab–yet another one–at picking a new state song for the commonwealth. Aug. 31 was the deadline for sending in entries to the state-song committee, chaired by Sen. Emmett W. Hanger, ...

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The Best of the Bunch (access required)

Frederick County Commonwealth’s Attorney Larry Ambrogi was honored by the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys last month. He received the Robert F. Horan Jr. Award, the highest award given by the VACA. The annual honor is given to the top ...

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Varmint Update (access required)

Since last month we published the all-varmint edition of “Hearsay,” we feel compelled to keep you informed about this important topic. Seems there is a group based in Pierre, S.D., called the “Varmint Hunters Association.” How do we know this? ...

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Better Not Eat Your Wheaties (access required)

Here’s a group that wouldn’t be happy with John Larroquette’s hobbies. In fact, they’re also pretty steamed at General Mills. Norfolk-based People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is after Wheaties for plans to put a champion fisherman on its ...

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The Case of the Switched Babies (access required)

Staunton lawyer Steuart Thomas spends most of his time defending med-mal cases. But he’s got a new file to review, on a matter where there isn’t even a suit filed…yet. Attorney General Mark Earley’s office has hired Thomas to review ...

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Live from Washington (access required)

Roanoke Circuit Judge Diane Strickland has been an innovator in the courtroom, as she has led the effort to establish a Drug Court in the Star City. She probably never thought it would get her to the White House. Last ...

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Gavel to Gavel (access required)

Judge Don Lemons took up the gavel as a member of the Court of Appeals last Wednesday–rather, he would have, except… Among a number of presenters during the investiture ceremony was Jimmy Morris, president of the Richmond Bar. When the ...

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Fruit-Heaving in America (access required)

Is a half-eaten apple a deadly weapon? A state appeals court in San Francisco got to the core of that question when it considered the case of Gavin T.–a 15-year-old student whose tossed apple sailed through a crack in a ...

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A tactic for the Map Room last week (access required)

Pam Sargent of the Attorney General’s Office sent over this gem. She got it from a friend, with the note that it actually had been verified by the lawyer involved, Ms. Olschner. It apparently comes from the transcript of a ...

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The Fairfax Expos? The Arlington Astros? (access required)

Gov. Jim Gilmore was in Milwaukee earlier this month for a governors’ conference. But far more important than the usual yada-yada coming out of those meetings is this: Governor Jim had a private meeting with Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to ...

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