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Keister Greer dead at 86

From the Roanoke Times comes word of the passing of former Rocky Mount lawyer Keister Greer. From a 1999 news release on the re-appointment of Mr. Greer to the U.Va. Board of Visitors: “T. Keister Greer has been a member ...

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Just who is GINA?

GINA actually isn’t a who, it’s a what. As in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a new law signed by President Bush yesterday. As discrimination laws go, it’s a first: it’s an anticipatory law that forbids something before it starts ...

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Judge avoids DUI conviction

Pleading guilty to reckless driving and refusing a breath test, J&D Judge Michael Blankenship of Wytheville will not face a charge of driving under the influence. But Blankenship still has a hit-and-run charge from a separate incident, and he has ...

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