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Virginia Public Access Project
8:10 am
Mon November 10, 2014

VaNews: Marijuana in DC, but not in the VA State Forensics Lab

The Virginia state forensics lab says it no longer has the resources to process drug evidence in misdemeanor marijuana cases. Also, Northern Virginia residents may soon be able to cross the Potomac and light up a joint without breaking the law if DC voters have their way. 

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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Virginia Public Access Project
4:34 pm
Sun November 2, 2014

VaNews: Unregulated Day Care Centers & Heavy Traffic

The Virginia General Assembly is likely to consider new rules for unregulated day care centers next year...and commuters who make the difficult slog through Interstate 66 gridlock in Northern Virginia are using license plates to vent their frustration.

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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Virginia Public Access Project
7:34 am
Mon October 27, 2014

VaNews for 10.27.14

Privacy advocates are unhappy that five Hampton Roads police departments are collecting–and sometimes sharing – information about telephone calls made in the area.

The board that oversees a pair of historic Richmond theaters got an October surprise in the form of a hefty property tax bill on the publicly owned buildings. 

Those have been 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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12:37 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Older Drivers, Loss of Farmland

A Virginia family wants the state look more closely at older drivers after a fatal highway accident... and the  issue of loss of farmland in the Commonwealth is at the center of a debate in York County.

Those have been 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
7:08 am
Mon October 13, 2014

VaNews for 10.13.14

Danville City Council must decide whether the Confederate flag will continue to fly over the site of the final cabinet meeting of the Confederacy...and gun rights activists are angry after the sheriff of Stafford County moved to prevent the open carrying of firearms at a National Night Out event. 

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

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