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Grits for the Brits

Those British writers must find us Virginians terribly amusing.  And when we’re not, they are not above making us amusing. Take this article about Barack Obama that appeared today on the website of the British tabloid The Independent.  With a ...

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Belt tightening at the AG’s office

Some high level state employees are already feeling the pinch of the unexpected decline in state revenues announced this week.  A spokesman for Attorney General Bob McDonnell confirms a report that each of the top ten lawyers at the AG’s ...

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Judge Coulter’s humor remembered

Roanoke lawyers honored the memory of the late Circuit Judge Jack Coulter at a bar meeting Tuesday.  Both Circuit Judge Clifford R. Weckstein and retired District Judge James P. Brice (right) recalled Judge Coulter not only as a distinguished jurist, ...

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Second homeowners’ group suit dismissed (access required)

A second lawsuit challenging the actions of a community homeowners’ group in Virginia has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon ruled that evidence did not support charges of racketeering and extortion against the Dogwood Valley Citizens Association. The ...

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