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Breaking Ground: Building Permit Roundup for 5.18.11

Lots of projects going up, including a new car wash on Midlothian Turnpike and renovations to a Virginia Credit Union building on West Broad Street and at a few public school buildings in Hanover County. Plus Kroger is going to spend $1.5 million to rennovate and expand a store in Midlothian.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.17.11

The estate of a six-year-old child who died while at a VCU dental clinic is suing the clinic for $5 million. Plus lots of judgments, including a local bank that is trying to collect $4 million from a developer.

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 5.11.11

Local patents this week for VCU, Capital One, Phillip Morris and a Midlothian humidifier maker. Plus a local inventor has a hand in a patent for Freddie Mac, and someone in Glen Allen wants to patent a pillow case.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.10.11

A bank is trying to collect $150,000 from a local homebuilder. And a family feud at a landmark Fan restaurant. Plus the usual slip-and-falls, including the third lawsuit we’ve seen of someone falling of a Segway.

Breaking Ground: Building Permit Roundup for 5.3.11

Lots of interesting projects: An historic rebab/conversion project in Hull Street, a store renovation on Cary Street and new bleachers at the track at Trinity Episcopal school. Plus an upgrade to a Henrico Kroger and a $10 million renovation at Brookland Middle School.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.3.11

A former CEO of a computer software company claims he was unjustly fired, and two kennel clubs are feuding over a name. Plus lots of slip and falls, including a plaintiff who fell off a Segway.

Business Licenses 4.28.11

Firehouse Subs is adding a location on Brook Road and a new restaurant is going in on Lauderdale Drive. Plus new contractors, gyms and other small businesses.