Dupont has announced it will spend 20 million dollars to build a pilot plant in Chesterfield, to produce materials to make better batteries for tomorrow’s electric cars. Charles Fishburne has more in this WCVE Science Matters report.
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NASA says it has successfully launched another suborbital rocket from its flight facility at Wallops Island, and as Charles Fishburne reports, Virginia’s space business is booming there.
Government forecasters say record high temperatures in the Atlantic will keep this season on track to be the busiest since 2005, and as Charles Fishburne reports, Virginia’s Office of Emergency Preparedness says this is a good time to get ready.
The FBI has set its sights on a bank robbery suspect they call the “Granddad Bandit,” who began his crime spree in Richmond…and as Charles Fishburne reports, will soon be featured on digital billboards across the country.
The National Weather Service says July followed June as being the hottest on record, but Dominion Virginia Power says so far, the one-day peak consumption record still stands.
Last month was the hottest July on record in Richmond. Charles Fishburne reports.
Richmond Police will commission 18 new recruits at ceremonies later this morning at Virginia Union, and as Charles Fishburne reports, they will face new challenges as they hit the streets.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber is increasing production and recalling workers to its huge Danville plant, and as Charles Fishburne reports it is a bright spot in a city whose recession began long before the rest of the country.
Last week's National Report Card on students and science found over half in the 4th, 8th and 12th grades did not do well in science, and worse, didn’t seem to care about it. In this Science Matters Report, Charles Fishburne talks with UVA Professor Robert Tai whose research suggests a better way to do it.
The pace of economic activity has slowed or held steady in parts of the country, revealing a choppy path back to health. A new survey released by the Federal Reserve yesterday tracked 12 regions, including Richmond, where activity has either slowed or leveled off. Charles Fishburne talks with the Fed’s Ann Macheras, Vice President in Charge of the Regional Research Group about what business people are telling them.