Virginia Public Access Project

Virginia Public Access Project

People will soon be betting on horse races again at Virginia's Colonial Downs track but it'll be done in a whole new way. And, a new statewide program that matches worker training to industry needs is about to get a real test at the Newport News shipyards.

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

Some residents of King George County are angry about the quality of their drinking water and they're using social media to make their point and the push to loosen marijuana laws may be winning more converts in the Virginia.

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The Spotsylvania County school board will not require football players to stand during the national anthem and Halifax County residents are hoping to soon have the kind of  internet service that most people already take for granted.

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Portsmouth has created a special police outreach unit as way of dealing with homeless people. And, Staunton is hoping Congress will spare credits for historic buildings as it tries to re-write federal tax law. 

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Voters in Richmond know they will soon have a new City Treasurer, but they have no idea what the treasurer's duties will be once in office. Meanwhile, in Dilwyn the entire town council missed the filing deadline to run for re-election. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

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