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Combat Personnel To Get A Tax Break (access required)

Considering the date of this issue, here’s a timely item. Combat service is stressful enough without having to worry about filing a tax return. To alleviate stress at tax time, the Internal Revenue Service provides combat personnel and their spouses ...

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Representing Service Personnel (access required)

A Virginia National Guard soldier patrolling Norfolk International Airport has a lot in common with a colleague serving in a water-purification unit in Umm Qasr in Iraq: Both are away from their families and friends for extended periods, and both ...

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Hampton Jury Gives $7.5M Award (access required)

In what is reportedly the largest verdict in Hampton history, a jury awarded $7.5 million to a woman who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury after her car was sandwiched between a tractor-trailer and a highway guardrail. The primary symptom ...

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Grey Looks Ahead To ABA Presidency (access required)

Richmond lawyer Robert J. Grey Jr., the future president of the American Bar Association, knows that things can change in 17 months. Nevertheless, one thing is certain: When he takes the oath of office in August 2004, at least part ...

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The Birth And Growth Of A Local Bar (access required)

Not so long ago, Powhatan County was a quiet, sparsely populated farming community with just a handful of lawyers. Until 1995, in fact, the county’s prosecutor practiced on a part-time basis. Now, however, the county is one of the fastest-growing ...

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