America’s second -- and arguably more successful English Colony -- elebrates its 400th Anniversary next month on the banks of the James River, just South of Richmond. Charles Fishburne of WCVE News reports.
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Dominion Virginia Power has ended its Alert and Notification of Unusual Event at the North Anna Power Station in the wake of Tuesday’s earthquake after completing walk-down inspections of equipment most susceptible to seismic activity. As Charles Fishburne reports, it is the second time this year the utility has had to deal with nature at its worst
While forecasters are still tracking Hurricane Irene, the Department of Emergency Management is preparing for it, and are urging Virginians to do the same.
Earthquakes of the magnitude recorded yesterday are unusual along the East Coast, and as a result, most structures are not strong enough and most government agencies not prepared enough, according to Jimmy Martin, Virginia Tech’s Director of the Disaster Risk Management Institute. Charles Fishburne talked with him as reports were coming in from across the state.
As the nation celebrates the opening of the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington this week, a missionary and Richmond Pastor who knew King, remembers first-hand, his “I have a Dream Speech,” which was the inspiration for the 30-foot tall sculpture.
VCU Police yesterday repeated their warnings to new and returning students about campus safety, following an armed robbery of two students early Monday morning.
Henrico County just successfully sold 73.5 million dollars in bonds for the lowest rate anyone can remember.
Virginia Commonwealth University will welcome almost 4,000 freshmen this weekend as they arrive for the 2011-2012 Academic Year.
Tomorrow is the Sheriff’s 4th annual back-to-school rally to help children of inmates with their school supplies and special needs.
The National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky have just released a report that says there has been a double-digit growth in bedbug infestation across the country in the past year.