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Across Virginia, and the country, police scanners are going quiet -- at least for the public.

Virginia Hosts Hackathon Using State Data

Aug 25, 2016
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Hackathon is a bit of a buzzword these days. It’s an event where software developers come together and are given a short period of time to collaborate on new projects. Think lots of computers, lots of creativity, and lots of energy drinks.

You might associate a hackathon with universities or tech companies, but probably not state government. Virginia, though, is looking to change that.