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Virginia Determines Tied House Election with Lottery Draw

In Virginia, a high-stakes election and control of the House of Delegates has now been decided by random draw. Saraya Wintersmith reports the lead-up to the drawing had many twists and turns, including this 18th century law that’s complicating modern Virginia politics.

Watch the historic pulling of lots for Virginia's 94th District delegate.

Interview with Playwright and Actor Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones is one of Richmond’s best-known playwrights and actors. He was written a chilling adaptation of Henry James’ Turn Of The Screw which had its world premiere at historic Hanover Tavern several years ago and many shows aimed at children for both Virginia Rep and the Science Museum Theatre. Acting roles have seen him taking on both Shakespeare and Dylan Thomas, as well as more contemporary roles.

East Meets West on Sesame Street

On July 18th, 88.9 WCVE Public Radio’s Vice-President Bill Miller, News Director Wayne Farrar, and I hosted visitors from Pakistan and the US State Department. Freelance writer and Islamabad radio host Murtaza Solangi, radio executive Zulfiqar Ali Shah ,and State Department producer Peter Spatharis were here as part of the State Department’s Co-op program which brings international media personnel to the USA to visit media outlets and report on a variety of topics.

They Had Me At Pie

Back Roads: People, Places and Pie around Virginia is the collaborative effort of Bob Brown, the award-winning photographer at the Richmond Times-Dispatch and first photojournalist inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame and Bill Lohmann, a Richmond native who has written for the Richmond Times-Dispatch since 1992. Back Roads’ text is genial, concise, and astute, while the photos tell their story in the same succinct, observant manner.


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