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The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.16.12

A feud between dentists in Henrico. Plus a Richmond-based counseling business is getting sued by its payroll company. Two locally-based law firms are trying to collect and as usual, a few construction-related suits, including one from a contractor trying to get paid for work on a Chesterfield fire station.

Local financial firm expands again

Glen Allen-based brokerage firm Capitol Securities Management continued its growth spurt this week by expanding further in the Washington, D.C./Maryland market.

A bright idea

Gail Baker has sewn her way from hobbyist to business owner.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 2.15.12

VCU gets the green light for patents on couple inventions, including a new invention for headphones. Plus patents for MeadWestvaco, Hamilton Beach, Philip Morris and more.

1,400 acres of legal quicksand

Monument Bank filed a lawsuit last week against the out-of-town owner of the Burrus Land Tract in Chesterfield.

Fitness startup takes it to the hoop

Hula-hooping is moving beyond the playground: It’s now the centerpiece of a gym class that can burn almost 500 calories an hour.

Village Bank enters written agreement

The Midlothian-based bank has struggled over the past couple of years to deal with tens of millions of dollars worth of bad loans and foreclosed properties.