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  • Virginia Beach police will no longer allow the public to listen in on radio communications. And, Charlottesville has joined the effort to reduce plastic bag pollution with a targeted tax.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • The imminent closing of a historic Virginia flour mill has caused a run on its products. And, the state is gearing up to deal with an invasion of South American rodents.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • A new program in southwest Virginia will test ways to make childcare more available for working families. And, you'll soon have a chance to bid at auction on an estate once owned by George Washington's cousin, but it won't come cheap.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Chesterfield County has the answer for people wondering where they can safely fly their drones. And a flower that was on the verge of extinction is making a comeback.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Mobile phones can be distractions for students in the classroom. But one local school board in Virginia believes it has the solution to that problem. And, Fredericksburg's plastic bag tax is bringing in more revenue than the city expected or wanted.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Virginia doesn't have enough contractors to handle snow removal this winter. And, in the current housing market people are finding themselves in bidding wars for rental properties.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Virginia police are hoping a new online database will help them solve some of their most difficult cases. And a team from the University of Virginia will be looking to shine in a national solar car competition.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Virginia's red flag law has been used hundreds of times in the past two years, but not everyone is happy about it. And, Chesterfield County will soon be the only place in the U.S. where LEGOs are made.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • A bill championed in the General Assembly by the UVA Innocence Project would increase compensation paid to people wrongly imprisoned by the state. And, a Virginia community college will be the first in the Commonwealth to provide housing for students.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
  • Fire ants are thriving in Virginia and it seems they're here to stay. And, new technology is being used to protect whales from lethal collisions with ships.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.