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6:50 am
Mon December 15, 2014

VaNews: Toxic Home Compensation, Internship Support

More than 200 Virginia families are finally getting some compensation for damages caused by toxic Chinese drywall, but for most of them it's not nearly enough to cover their losses...and the University of Richmond may accomplish a first when it begins providing internship support for 100-percent of its undergraduate students. 

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

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7:57 am
Mon December 8, 2014

VaNews: Rocket Safety, Repurposed Coal Waste

A farmer who lives near the NASA launch site on Virginia's Eastern shore has some safety concerns after a rocket exploded there a few weeks ago...and a new company is cleaning up waste coal in Southwest Virginia and selling it as fuel. 

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

    

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7:56 am
Mon December 1, 2014

VaNews: Blue Crab Decline in the Chesapeake Bay

As the blue crab harvest in the Chesapeake Bay continues to decline there's still uncertainty over the causes and disagreement about what should be done. 

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

    

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7:40 am
Mon November 24, 2014

VaNews: Ride Sharing Challenges, Controlling the Deer Population

Internet based ride sharing is presenting a competitive challenge for Virginia taxi operators and a regulatory one for the General Assembly. And, one Northern Virginia county is looking at a controversial idea for controlling its deer population. 

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

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7:14 am
Mon November 17, 2014

VaNews: Biking in Snow, School Bus Driver Controversy

Bicycle commuters in Arlington will have an ally in their local government this winter when snow threatens to slow them down. And there's controversy in Portsmouth after the city denied bonuses for school bus drivers who worked extra on a day when many of their colleagues stayed home to protest low pay. 

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

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