Virginia Public Access Project

Virginia Public Access Project
7:40 am
Mon April 6, 2015

VaNews: Pot Problems, Magnet School Admissions

People who smoke pot legally in Washington, DC but work in Virginia could be risking their jobs. And, a public magnet school in Fairfax is facing questions about its admissions process because of the high percentage of Asian-Americans among its student body.  

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
8:30 am
Mon March 30, 2015

VaNews: Veteran Health Care, Picking up After Dogs

A rule change in Washington is making it easier for veterans in Virginia to get health care. And modern criminal science is being used to bring violators of ‘poop pickup’ laws to justice. 

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
7:19 am
Mon March 23, 2015

VaNews: Columbia, VA and Ridesharing v. Taxis

One of Virginia's smallest towns has voted itself out of existence....and now that the General Assembly has established regulations that allow commercial online ridesharing in Virginia the taxi industry says it can't compete. 

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
12:15 pm
Sun March 15, 2015

VA News: Bike Lanes on Public Streets

Even though Virginia imposes a financial penalty on localities when they create bike lanes on public streets Richmond has been given one year to do so without losing any money... and a Henrico County woman had to take drastic action to defend herself against a rabid raccoon.

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

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Virginia Public Access Project
9:05 am
Mon March 9, 2015

VaNews: Execution Bill, Civilian Peace Officer Training

The failure of a bill in the Virginia House of Delegates could stop executions in the Commonwealth, at least temporarily. And the General Assembly has increased training requirements for civilian peace officers. 

Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VA News link onvpap.org. 

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