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NewsFeeds 11.19.10

Judge postpones lawyer’s arraignment in theft case (Times-Dispatch) A Hopewell judge yesterday unexpectedly postponed the scheduled arraignment of a Richmond attorney who was charged Tuesday with stealing at least $450,000 from the law firm Marks & Harrison, her former employer. Shoppers drive 36.7% rise in Dollar Tree’s profits (Virginian-Pilot) Dollar Tree Inc.’s momentum continued in… Read more »

NewsFeeds 10.20.10

Port Authority nears deal to lease Richmond port (Virginian-Pilot) The Virginia Port Authority announced Tuesday that it expects to lease the Port of Richmond by the start of the new year. About two weeks ago, the Port Authority and the city of Richmond began talks that “would place all management, operation and leadership of the… Read more »

NewsFeeds 10.5.10

French’s multimillion dollar house to be sold at bankruptcy auction (Times-Dispatch) As reported yesterday by RBS, Justin G. French  and his wife, Tanya C. French, have defaulted on a mortgage loan of $1.456 million on their Georgian mansion in Richmond’s West End. Ohio company makes offer for Northrop Grumman shipbuilding (Virginian-Pilot) If its multibillion-dollar pitch… Read more »

Will investors love LucyPhone?

A local startup wants to rescue consumers from the pain of hearing the dreaded words “a representative will assist you shortly.” And the two brothers behind it are trying to raise $1 million in VC.

NewsFeeds 8.6.10

Yorktown Refinery to cease most operations; more than 300 employees affected (Daily Press) Western Refining Inc. will immediately cease refining operations at its Yorktown plant. The move will idle most of the facility and cost hundreds of jobs. Some doctors try to profit on cosmetic surgery’s rise (USA Today) With cosmetic procedures soaring in popularity,… Read more »

NewsFeeds 8.3.10

Council mulls tougher panhandling rules (Daily Progress) Proposed changes to Charlottesville’s rules on panhandling would increase the areas where soliciting for money or other items would not be allowed. James City art boutique and coffee shop to close (Daily Press) The owner of Kinks, Quirks and Caffeine, a coffee shop and art gallery, has made… Read more »

NewsFeeds 6.28.10

McDonnell continues study on contracts given to minority-, women-owned firms (Virginian-Pilot) McDonnell has decided to fund the second phase of a study assessing state contracts awarded to small businesses, including those owned by women and minorities, giving a glimmer of hope that conditions will improve to those who believe the share of state government work… Read more »