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University of Virginia

Rivers connect the cities of Virginia, and it turns out they also connect this state to the world.  Sandy Hausman reports on a unique partnership between the University of Virginia and a city 7,500 miles away.

Virginia Public Access Project

Tolls, late charges and administrative fees for using the Elizabeth River tunnels in Hampton Roads are adding up to bills that some people in Portsmouth and Norfolk say they will never be able to pay. This story has been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

Debate Over Fishing Rights Remain for Virginia Watermen

Mar 24, 2017
Creative Commons

Commercial watermen who fish the Potomac River were dealt a blow this week when the Maryland-Virginia authority that regulates them did nothing to protect their fishing rights from federal plans for a Mallows Bay Marine Sanctuary.

The Ongoing Effort to Better Relay Weather Hazards

Mar 24, 2017
National Weather Service Blacksburg

Meteorologists are always trying out new and better strategies to get information to the public. And now the National Weather Service in Blacksburg is testing a new tool that could do just that. 

UVA's President Plans Diplomatic Mission

Mar 24, 2017
University of Virginia

With the Trump Administration threatening big cuts in State Department spending, and the world still puzzling over who’s allowed to visit this country, some families are wondering if it’s a good idea for their kids to study at American universities.  The President of the University of Virginia thinks it is, and she will travel to India next  week to make that point.

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