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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Virginia Coalition Announces Awards

Two people will be honored with awards from the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, the group announced.

Leigh Purdum of Madison County will receive the group’s Laurence E. Richardson award for individual citizen contributions to open government after winning a court case against the Madison County Sheriff, according to a release from the group.

Lawrence Hammack of The Roanoke Times will receive the group’s media award for a series of stories he wrote on a former city councilman’s spending.

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