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A prayer vigil was held last night for a two-year old girl who police say died Sunday after being left in a car seat in 90 degree heat.  It happened in Roanoke. Police say they received a report of an unresponsive child around 4:30 Sunday.

Sounds From The First Day Of School

The day after Labor Day is traditionally the...

North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End?

Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the...

In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)

Tom Hanks' love affair with typewriters began...

Music

Remember my World Music Blog from last week? If not, I'm sure if you look around here a bit you'll be able to find it. To refresh your memory, the title was "Women who Rock." Now, after looking over last week's show, I realized that there, of course, could have been more women featured under this umbrella.

Parkfest Memories!

Hope you’ll make plans to join us on the late...

Women Who Rock

There can be two possible titles for this week...

Elvin Bishop! More James Brown! Cool RCBS Shows!

Make sure to make a little time for yourself...

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Kehinde Wiley

New York-based visual artist Kehinde Wiley creates portraits of women clothed and posed to resemble 18th and 19th-century society figures.

King George & Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued the Monarchy
A profile of Britain's King George V (1865...
Ghosts of Machu Picchu

Perched atop a mountain crest, mysteriously...

The Fidel Castro Tapes

In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba....

Science Matters

Our CEO Curtis Monk shares the story of the birth and growth of Science Matters at the Community Idea Stations.

Question Your World: What's the Latest in the World of Robots?

As technology continues to exponentially grow...

Footprints on the James

Students all over central Virginia learn about...