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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

Articles by Charles Fishburne

Virginia No Longer Under Voting Rights Preclearance Provision

The United States Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Virginia and nine other states -- and parts of seven more --  are no longer under the preclearance provision  of the 1965 Voting  Rights Act.  Charles Fishburne talks with Carl Tobias, Law Professor at the University of Richmond about the legal ramifications.

UVA Environmental Professor Helping to Map And Assess the World's Forests Via Biomass Satellite

The European Space Agency is set to develop a new, Earth-observing satellite that will map and monitor global forests.  UVA's Hank Shugart, a professor of environmental science, has been a key player in convincing the agency to fund and develop the $525-million satellite.  He talks with correspondent Charles Fishburne in this WCVE Science Matters report.