Archive for category VaNews from VPAP

VaNews for 04.14.14

VPAPnewIn spite of a ruling against it, some Virginia police departments are still using license plate cameras that could allow them to track your car as you travel…and a Second Amendment advocacy group has taken exception to a letter written by a Chesterfield County high school principal. Those have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.  Fred Echols reports.


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VaNews for 04.07.14

VPAPnewInmates in a Virginia jail will now be able to get their nicotine the high-tech way…and four student-athletes at William and Mary act fast and save a friend’s home. 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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VaNews for 03.31.14

VPAPnewA high-profile national political group gets involved in a county issue in Virginia…and a Christian school says it may not the be the appropriate place for one second-grader. Those stories have been among the most read this past week on the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at vpap.org. Fred Echols has more.

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VaNews for 3.24.14

VPAPnewNew rules for scooters and mopeds in Virginia are in effect with more to come later this year…and the state is being asked to reconsider eligibility requirements for high school athletes. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.


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VaNews for 03.17.14

VPAPnewWas it a drone or a toy above UVA?  Plus, a nice smile may get you out of a traffic ticket. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org. Fred Echols reports.

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VaNews for 03.10.14

VPAPnewOne of the more brutal events of Virginia’s 20th Century history is remembered and Charlottesville City Council says “no” to a budget cutting suggestion. Those stories have been among the most read this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org. Fred Echols has more.


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VaNews for 03.03.14

VPAPnewPolice officers in Chesterfield County have received some personal insights on interacting with mentally ill individuals…and a Hampton Roads woman found out it’s not always easy to take a child out of martial arts training. Those stories have been among the most frequently viewed over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at vpap.org.  Fred Echols has more.


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VaNews for 02.24.14

VPAPnewThe prayers that open every session of the Virginia House of Delegates are being questioned by some members….and Norfolk has decided it’s best to let nature have its way, at least in some cases. Those stories are among the most read in recent days at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.  Fred Echols reports.


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VaNews for 02.17.14

VPAPnewA Virginia couple is at risk of losing $150,000 after challenging the state over the value of condemned land….and restaurant owner has run into some complications over a sign in a Norfolk historic district. Those stories are among the most clicked this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org. Fred Echols reports.


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VaNews for 02.10.14

VPAPnewA new idea for fostering co-operation between Democrats and Republicans in Richmond involves upgrading the liquor selection at the Executive Mansion,,,and the governor pays a visit to the Eastern Shore, but which governor? Those stories have been among the most read this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org.  Fred Echols reports.


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VaNews for 02.03.14

VPAPnewA bill that would have Virginia make more frequent use of the electric chair has stalled in the Senate and a Northern Virginia school board member has hit it big on Twitter. Those stories have been among the most read on the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at VPAP.org.  More from Fred Echols.


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VaNews for 01.27.14

VPAPnewThe Virginia General Assembly weighs in on what a body of water on the other side of the world will be called…and a legislative setback for people who want to sell prepared foods from home. Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org .  Fred Echols talks with David Poole. 


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