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Midwife Pleads Guilty

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Karen Carr, 44, had been charged with involuntary manslaughter, but she pleaded guilty in Alexandria Circuit Court to lesser charges of child endangerment and performing an invasive procedure without a license.

Her plea acknowledges she was not licensed and the baby's death, Sept. 11, resulted from her negligence. Prosecutors said Carr agreed to perform a high-risk breech delivery in the Alexandria home after others refused and turned the baby's family away because of the risk.

Carr was sentenced to five days in jail and ordered to pay back the $3,200 fee she charged the parents.

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The Life And Legacy Of Justice Scalia -- And The Future Makeup Of The Supreme Court

The late Justice Antonin Scalia was the leading conservative voice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Scalia's life and legacy, and the battle ahead over the makeup of the nation's highest court.

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The Life And Legacy Of Justice Scalia -- And The Future Makeup Of The Supreme Court

The late Justice Antonin Scalia was the leading conservative voice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Scalia's life and legacy, and the battle ahead over the makeup of the nation's highest court.

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