Archive for April 2012

Legislative Internship Program Is a Capital Idea

At this year’s legislative session, 29 college students from across the state took part in Virginia Capital Semester, an internship program run by Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. The students interned with members of the General Assembly, watching and even shaping how laws are made.

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Legislative Internship Program Is a Capital Idea

At this year’s legislative session, 29 college students from across the state took part in Virginia Capital Semester, an internship program run by Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. The students interned with members of the General Assembly, watching and even shaping how laws are made.

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Far Fewer Children Dying from Accidents

Fewer children are dying from accidents in Virginia and across the country, according to reports issued by state officials and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The death rate from unintentional injuries for Virginians age 19 and younger fell 45 percent from 2000 to 2009, new figures showed.

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Students Learn There’s No Shortcut to Success

Students at a Richmond elementary school learned about the value of hard work Monday from a trio of Virginia leaders. Gov. Bob McDonnell, Virginia Commonwealth University basketball coach Shaka Smart and former Navy SEAL John McGuire told fifth-graders at Overby-Sheppard Elementary School that there is no easy path to success.

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Students Learn There’s No Shortcut to Success

Students at a Richmond elementary school learned about the value of hard work Monday from a trio of Virginia leaders. Gov. Bob McDonnell, Virginia Commonwealth University basketball coach Shaka Smart and former Navy SEAL John McGuire told fifth-graders at Overby-Sheppard Elementary School that there is no easy path to success.

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