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Picking ‘love locks’ (access required)

Lawyer claims nuisance, armed with 1919 statute

Armed with a nearly century-old statute and pressing for a special grand jury, a Hampton Roads lawyer hopes to get the city of Norfolk to remove dozens of so-called “love locks” clamped onto a historic pedestrian bridge. It’s the latest strike against a romantic tradition that some regard as an eyesore or even a hazard. For several ...