Fred Echols

WVTF/RADIO IQ News Host, Producer and Reporter

Fred Echols is a long time member of the WVTF/RADIO IQ news department and produces news content as well as public affairs programs. Fred's career in broadcasting began in North Carolina's Triad before switching from commercial radio where he'd held numerous positions including program director to hosting public radio programming at WVTF.

 

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Government & Politics
7:59 am
Mon February 3, 2014

VaNews for 2.3.14

A bill that would have Virginia make more frequent use of the electric chair has stalled in the Senate and a Northern Virginia school board member has hit it big on Twitter. 

Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org .

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Government & Politics
7:50 am
Mon January 27, 2014

VaNews for 01.27.14

The Virginia General Assembly weighs in on what a body of water on the other side of the world will be called...and a legislative setback for people who want to sell prepared foods from home. 

Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org .

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:29 am
Mon January 20, 2014

VaNews for 01.20.14

Governor McAuliffe's first week on the job finds him among the cubicles in the state payroll office and an Alexandria city council member thinks it time to clear some old laws off the books. 

Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org .

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:46 am
Mon January 13, 2014

VaNews for 01.13.14

The Virginia General Assembly will consider intervening this year in a pair of ongoing struggles...urban chickens versus urban dogs and fast drivers against slow ones.

Both stories have been among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link on vpap.porg. 

 

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Government & Politics
9:05 am
Mon January 6, 2014

VaNews for 1.6.14

Amazon.com finds a way to make itself even more noticeable…and Virginia counties may soon have a new weapon to use against tall grass. 

Those stories are among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link.

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