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Oct 25, 2011

Huguely’s lawyers seek Love’s medical records

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Lawyers for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player facing murder charges in the death of a member of the women’s team are seeking access to her medical records. The motion was filed by attorneys for George Huguely last week in Charlottesville Circuit Court. The 24-year-old is accused of entering Yeardley Love’s […]

Sep 12, 2011

SpongeBob in hot water from study of 4-year-olds

CHICAGO — The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds. The problems were seen in a study of 60 children randomly assigned to either watch “SpongeBob,” or the slower-paced PBS cartoon “Caillou” or […]

Apr 28, 2011

Edgar Allan Poe’s UVa room to undergo renovation

RICHMOND, Va. — An honor society that bears the name of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s major works is planning to renovate the room where the renowned poet and mystery writer lived during his short stint as a student at the University of Virginia. The Raven Society won a $15,500 grant from an endowment established […]

Apr 11, 2011

Defense: Va. lacrosse player slaying unintentional

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A lawyer representing a former University of Virginia lacrosse player says his client didn’t intend to kill his girlfriend last May. Francis Lawrence made the comment during Monday’s preliminary hearing for George Huguely. Huguely, of Chevy Chase, Md., is charged with the May 3, 2010, killing of 22-year-old Yeardley Love of Cockeysville, […]

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