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Virginia Public Access Project
7:46 am
Mon January 12, 2015

VaNews: Composting Roadkill, Hookah Smoke Banned

Virginia is following the lead of several other states and looking to get some use out of roadkill...and smoking has been declared illegal inside a Blacksburg hookah lounge.  

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
7:28 am
Mon January 5, 2015

VaNews: Surprise Pearl, Mysterious Humming

A woman in Virginia Beach found out pearls really do turn up in clams now and then....and a mysterious humming noise in Greene County remains unexplained. 

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
8:30 am
Mon December 22, 2014

VaNews: Transgender Restrooms, Aging Dams

The Gloucester County School Board has ruled that students must use restrooms that match their biological gender. The board says it will provide alternative restrooms for a transgendered student....and aging earthen dams in Virginia are raising safety concerns. 

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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Business & Industry
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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Virginia Public Access Project
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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