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One hundred years ago Tuesday, in a working-poor neighborhood of Newport News, Va., a laundress and a shipyard worker had a baby...
According to Virginia State Police, as of April 22, there are more than 600 people in the Commonwealth missing. In an effort to...
Host, Peggy Singlemann will visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to talk with Dean Dietrich about flowering shrubs. Co-host John...

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Dennis Rubin has been appointed the new Chief of Petersburg Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services. John Ogle has the story.

Chief Rubin will take over on the 15th of next month, according to city spokesperson Clay Hamner.

'He was previously the Fire Chief in Atlanta, Georgia, from 2003 to 2007. After that, he was the Fire Chief in Washington, D.C. until 2011."

Local Music

When I spin the big wheel o’ fun on this week’s World Music Show (4-22), I foresee the prize needle landing on both a mix of new music as well as some local World Music. How do I know this? I rigged the board—that’s right. I write the rules of this musical love fest—that’s just how it goes.

Accordion Crimes & Misdemeanors

So what happens when an accordion, a sitar, a...

Unwrapping the Freshness

Ah, can you smell that? That’s right—it’s the...

Local Arts

Playwright, novelist, screenwriter, veteran and advocate for women, Rebekah L. Pierce visits Daphne’s Corner. Rebekah’s play, That Color Blind Kind of Love, will be live streamed June 23-25, 2017 at WCVE PBS. Inspired by the historic landmark case of Loving vs.

What To Watch


A self-taught painter and ornithologist, Audubon left a legacy of art and science that made him famous in his lifetime and endures to this day.

NOVA: Building Chernobyl's MegaTomb

An international team of engineers races to...

Nature: Forest of the Lynx

Forests are far more complex than previously...

Journey on the Chesapeake: The Way Back Home

An independent documentary by Emmy award...

Science Matters

New species are discovered all the time. In fact one hundred and thirty three new species were identified last year alone.