The wildfires that have ravished western Virginia and burned 40 thousand acres have been declared under control, and the Southern Area Blue Team is packing up. Charles Fishburne reports on what has become a historic chapter in forest fire battles across the state.
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Fewer Virginia children and teenagers are dying from accidental injuries than in the past.
The National Women’s Law Center says despite federal law, there is still a significant wage disparity between men and women in all 50 states. Charles Fishburne reports on the gap in Virginia.
America’s first Hispanic astronaut in space told a story about turning hopes into dreams last night to a crowd of students at the Science Museum of Virginia. Charles Fishburne has more in this WCVE Science Matters report.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering is gearing up for its annual Senior Design Expo to share designs and prototypes with area middle and high school students. Charles Fishburne has more in this WCVE Science Matters report.
Last March (2011), we reported that surgeons at the University of Virginia had conducted the world’s first scapel-free brain surgery to relieve a patient’s debilitating tremor. One year later, in this WCVE Science Matters follow-up report, the news continues to be encouraging.
Wildfires have burned over 20,000 acres of Virginia forestland in the past four days, and they're still burning.
Wildfires continued to burn out of control acorss the state yesterday, as strong winds hampered efforts to stop them. Some 14,000 acres have burned so far.
The ACLU is asking sheriffs for copies of their policies on strip searches.
The National Weather Service is continuing its Red Flag warning, as wildfires burned across hundreds of acres in Virginia yesterday.