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
6:29 am
Mon December 16, 2013

VaNews for 12.16.13

A monument to important women in Virginia history is drawing attention because of one who won’t be included....and as bills flood into Richmond for the upcoming General Assembly session one delegate is making it his business to stop some of them at the door. 

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:40 am
Mon December 9, 2013

VaNews for 12.09.13

Some lawmakers from Northern Virginia are pushing to cut back on the number of out-of-state students admitted to state universities. And descendants of those buried in a Prince William County cemetery are upset about that their loved ones will have to make way for a new football stadium.

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

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Government & Politics
8:09 am
Mon November 25, 2013

VaNews for 11.25.13

There’s concern about this year’s acorn crop in Virginia and a source of public school funding disparity you may not have thought about.

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
6:17 am
Mon November 18, 2013

VaNews for 11.18.13

Virginia restaurants may soon be able to tweet you about Happy Hour and a frustrated high school football coach takes it out on the band.

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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Government & Politics
6:56 am
Mon November 11, 2013

VaNews for 11.11.13

Some people are questioning a sentence of six life terms given to a Hampton Roads teenager involved in a robbery, and a Southside Virginia election comes down to the luck of the draw.

Those are among the most clicked stories in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.

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