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March Madness – You Can Bet on It, Can’t You?

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Whether your college basketball team is the North Carolina Tarheels or the Kansas State Wildcats, as a dedicated fan your eyes are glued to the TV this month. In order to increase the fun, bets on a certain team are made along among friends, in office pools and even in the Oval Office! Engaging in

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Herndon Turkey Trot Draws Big Field

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With over 800 runners, the annual Herndon Turkey Trot drew runners of all ages to the Herndon Community Center and Golf Course. Even a gimpy “triathlon trial lawyer” like Doug Landau was able to enjoy the warm weather and running on the soft grass of the fairways and cinders of the W&OD Trail. Though he

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"A Dolphin's Tale" – See It

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Explaining the difference between “Make Believe Tales” and “Artificial Tails” to my nephews and niece was not an easy task. But after seeing the wonderful new movie, “Dolphin’s Tale,” we were able to talk about the funny scenes and the serious subject of prosthetic limbs for wounded soldiers. Because the Landau Law Shop helps injured

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World Gators are Goblin Gallop Champions !

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At the competitive Goblin Gallop 5km race contested at the Fairfax Town Center lasts weekend, a team comprised of Sport & Health Worldgate Club Masters swim group (AKA “World Gators”) members and friends teamed up to race as a co-ed team. There were over 2,000 finishers and all proceeds from the Goblin Gallop went to

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German biker hit by truck on rural Virginia road

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Virginia bikers sent me word of a German biker struck by a truck and now on life support at Carillion hospital in Roanoke. This brought back sad memories of being called to INOVA Fairfax Hospital after my clients, who were also in the United States for bike touring, were struck on Route 55 in Fauquier

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