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21 Feb 2011

CNS Stories for Week 6 (Feb. 14-20)

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week. Headlines include: “Senate Panel Is Immigration Bill Graveyard” … “Teachers Rally for Public School Funding” … “Scholarships Help High School Students SOAR” … “Brunswick Prison May Remain Vacant.”

06 Feb 2011

Virginia May Create ‘Veterans Courts’

The House of Delegates has unanimously passed a bill that could provide treatment instead of jail for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury and run into trouble with the law. House Bill 1691, introduced by Delegate Christopher P. Stolle, R-Virginia Beach, allows localities to establish “policies and procedures for service members who are nonviolent offenders.”