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State Supreme Court Chief Justice To Retire

State Supreme Court Chief Justice To Retire

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The chief justice of the Virginia Supreme Court plans to retire this year. Cynthia Kinser made her announcement on Friday. Kinser was appointed by former Governor George Allen in 1997 and she was elected as a justice twice by the General Assembly. The court’s 25th chief justice was the first woman to hold the post. Kinser received her law degree from the University of Virginia.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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