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CNS Stories for Week 4 (Jan. 31-Feb. 6)

February 7, 2011

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week:

CAMPUS SAFETY: Governor Launches Campus Safety PSA Challenge

AGRICULTURE AWARD: Southampton Couple Inspires Agriculture Community

RENEWABLE ENERGY: Generating Interest in Renewable Energy

FOIA LAWS [ATTN CHESTERFIELD, ACCOMAC]: Public Workers’ Pay Still Open to Public

TRAFFIC CONGESTION: Senate Committee Kills Roads Funding Bill

TRANSPORTATION PLAN: Governor’s Transportation Plan on the Move

FUEL TANK FARM [ATTN FAIRFAX]: Senate OKs Storage Tank Safety Bill

ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS: Alleghany, Covington Merger Passes Senate

BICYCLE SAFETY: Panel OKs Bicycle Safety Bill

AUTISM INSURANCE [ATTN NOVA]: Bill Mandates Autism Insurance Coverage

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: Faith and Hope in Fighting Childhood Obesity

DRUNKEN DRIVING: Senate Panel Defies National DUI Standards

HOV LANES [ATTN NOVA]: Bill Lets Special Fuel Cars Use HOV Lanes

REDISTRICTING: Redistricting Commission Holds First Meeting

VETERANS COURTS: Virginia May Create ‘Veterans Courts’

Q&A w/ Fairfax legislators – exclusive for Connection Newspapers

Photo galleries, available at

Veterans Court


Obesity Press Conference

Campus Safety Challenge