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Virginia Ranks 16th for Bicycle Safety in the Nation

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The League of American Bicyclists has released its 2013 ranking of bicycle friendly states.  Virginia comes in at #16, an improvement over 2012’s 17th place. Click here to see Virginia’s Bicycle Report Card, which, among other measures, provides feedback to the Commonwealth for areas in which the state can improve its bike friendliness According to

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2013 Bike to Work Day – May 17

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This year’s Bike to Work day is Friday, May 17.  Held annually, this event is a celebration of biking as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work.  Click here to register. With spring weather finally making its way to Virginia, Herndon bicycle accident lawyer Doug Landau is ready to drag his bike

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5K to Raise Awareness for Crime Victims

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The Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) Victims’ Services Unit and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation together are hosting the first ever 5K Walk dedicated to raising awareness for crime victims in Fairfax County, and honoring the 2013 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 21-27).  The walk, which will take place on Sunday, April 21 at

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Product Recall – Costco Youth Snorkeling Masks

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U.S. Divers has recalled a youth snorkeling mask that was sold exclusively at Costco as a part of a set, along with a snorkel and fins.  The Martinique LX Jr. Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets can pose a laceration danger when notches in the tempered glass lens on the mask can break under certain water pressure. If you

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Take Me Out at the Ball Game ?!!?

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Does a spectator sitting in the grandstand hit by a ball at a baseball game stand a chance at a lawsuit? In the summer of 2010, a trip to the ball park for a Georgia man and his 6-year -old daughter turned disastrous.  According to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a “line drive sliced

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Kickoffs and Returns under scrutiny by the NFL

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The National Football League is looking into kickoff modifications in order to help ‘deal with injury numbers’ according to news reports this week. Indicating that it was a matter of safety, along with possible suspensions for player who make illegal hits, the NFL is recommending that kickoffs be moved from the 30- to the 35-yard

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Virginia studying Brain Injury and Sports Concussion

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Brain injury in sports can occur even without outward manifestation, such as bleeding, swelling of the skull, bruising of the skin or laceration. Sports medicine specialists who study head injury in athletics have long noted that it is the movement of the brain inside the hard, bony shell (the cranium) that often determines the nature

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Swimmer dies during long distance swimming competition

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While competing in the FINA Open Water 10-kilometer World Cup, a swimming race held near Dubai, 26-year-old Fran Crippen, died. According to news reports, Crippen was a medal-winning member of the U.S. national team who in July placed fourth in the 10K and third in the 5K at the 2010 world championships in Quebec. Temperatures

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