UVA Demographers say Virginia’s Asian Population is both highly educated and growing rapidly....Charles Fishburne reports.
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Trespassing charges have been withdrawn against four protestors who blocked access last month to a former VCU parking lot over Richmond’s African Burial Ground. Charles Fishburne reports.
Tomorrow’s computers may not need a keyboard, they’ll just read your mind. That technology isn’t far away, but will depend on chips based on new materials and new techniques. Later today, UVA, William and Mary and Old Dominion University will announce a new partnership to help develop tomorrow’s computer electronics. Charles Fishburne has more in this science matters report.
Dominion Virginia Power has just brought online a new, natural-gas power station in Buckingham County...and as Charles Fishburne reports, it is part of the company’s efforts to increase the amount of “home-grown energy.”
A researcher at VCU’s Massey Cancer Center has received a Fulbright Scholar Grant to England, to study the economic impact of end-of-life care in the United States and the United Kingdom. Charles Fishburne reports.
Wal-Mart Stores says it has selected a new site for a Supercenter that originally was slated for one of the Civil War’s most famous battlefields. Charles Fishburne reports.
Hurricane Season is less than two weeks away, and yesterday the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration predicted as many as 18 tropical storms, with the possibility half of them could strengthen into hurricanes. Charles Fishburne reports.
An independent investigation that blames the deadliest US coal mine explosion in decades on owner Massey Energy Company also criticizes government regulators. Charles Fishburne reports.
Despite the higher cost of gasoline, airfares and lodging, Triple A is predicting Memorial Day travel will be up slightly over last year. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia’s Department of Social Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its Child Support Call Center. And, as Charles Fishburne reports, it helps children get the financial support they need and are entitled to.