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Koontz returns to 'hometown' bar (access required)

ROANOKE–Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. returned to his “hometown” bar association in Roanoke for a little “straight talk” at the Roanoke/Salem Bench-Bar Conference on May 30. Koontz, sworn into office in 1995, has only a short time left as the ...

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Arlington preference policies are overturned (access required)

ALEXANDRIA–A federal judge has ordered the Arlington School Board to revoke the admission of 11 minority children to a magnet school kindergarten after ruling the board’s racial-preference admissions policy unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr. on May 30, ...

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Clerk resigns over new abortion law (access required)

Lisa Y. Johnson has resigned her post as clerk of the Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court because a new law would require her and other clerks statewide to process petitions from young girls seeking abortions. The parental ...

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In Camera: Inviting 'Error' (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, Moviegoer With Trial and Error, moviegoers may tend to expect no more than a Kramerized version of My Cousin Vinny. After all, Michael Richards, Trial and Error’s co-star, has become a pop icon as Kramer on the ...

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Legal administrators receive national honor (access required)

The Northern Virginia chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators has received a bronze Presidents’ Award of Excellence for effective chapter management in ALA’s 1997 chapter awards program. The award was presented at the ALA’s 26th Annual Educational Conference and ...

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