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Senator bucks bar groups, backs Rogers for circuit bench (access required)

Despite local bar endorsements and a 2016 pledge to the contrary, Sen. John Edwards, D-Roanoke, says he’s backing Chief Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Frank Rogers for a circuit court vacancy. His announcement Feb. 11 did not mention the Roanoke Valley bar recommendations for JDR Judge Leisa Ciaffone, or a joint news release issued in 2016 ...