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Model Code For Zoning Urged At VBA Confab (access required)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.VA. — Virginia needs to develop a model zoning code to guide local governments’ efforts to reshape our communities and end an era of “planned ugliness.” That’s the legal remedy needed to solve Virginia’s vexing sprawl problem, ...

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3 Backed For Federal Judgeship (access required)

U.S. Sens. John W. Warner and George F. Allen are prepared to forward three names to President George W. Bush to fill a vacant federal district court judgeship in Richmond, a Senate source said last week. The trio includes Richmond ...

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OxyContin Cases May Affect Lawyers Statewide (access required)

Abuse of OxyContin, a popular prescription painkiller, has become a significant problem in Southwest Virginia, prompting federal and state authorities to join together in investigations to root out the problem. Thanks to their success – authorities recently gained well-publicized convictions ...

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