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10 May 2011

Law Boosts Sign Language, Deaf Culture

American Sign Language courses may grow in popularity and attract more students from different majors under a new state law. It requires Virginia’s public colleges and universities to accept ASL, which is used by deaf people, as a foreign language credit.

10 May 2011

A Teacher’s Hands-On Life Helping Others

Paige Berry is Virginia Commonwealth University’s sign language teacher in the Rehabilitation Counseling Department. She has worked for VCU for 29 years and dedicates her life to communicating with people who are deaf or deaf and blind.

09 Apr 2011

VCU Festival Brings Cultures Together

Monroe Park became a cultural melting pot as dancers, ethnic food vendors and musicians shared aspects of their culture with thousands of people attending Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2011 Intercultural Festival.

08 Apr 2011

Law Promoting Sign Language Gets Final OK

Public high schools, colleges and universities in Virginia must accept American Sign Language toward fulfillment of foreign language requirements under a bill that received final approval by the General Assembly last week.

27 Mar 2011

New License Plates Promote Parks, God

Want to show your support for the James River Park System? Or tell other people “Don’t Tread on Me”? You’ll soon be able to do that on your license plate.

07 Mar 2011

Bill Mandates Autism Insurance Coverage

Health insurance plans provided by the state government and other large employers would have to cover services for young children with autism under a bill approved by the House of Delegates.

21 Feb 2011

At Least 4 of LeMunyon’s Bills Will Pass

As the 2011 legislative session enters its final week, the General Assembly has passed four measures proposed by Delegate Jim LeMunyon, R-Oak Hill, and five more of his bills are still alive.

17 Jan 2011

Tea Party Says, ‘Don’t Tread on Me’

More than 100 supporters of the Virginia Tea Party gathered at Capitol Square on Monday to rally for states’ rights and property rights and against illegal immigration and mandatory health care.