Virginia Tech scientists are working across the state to stop the spread of stinkbugs, but so far, it is a losing battle. Charles Fishburne reports.
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Virginia is getting almost $75 million for a high-speed rail project to improve service between the state and the nation's capital.
The United States seafood catch has reached a 17-year high with all regions of the country showing increases and Virginia showing among the top nation's top five.
The United States Department of Education has awarded nearly 228 million dollars to 97 historically black colleges across the country, including the struggling St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville. Charles Fishburne reports.
Yesterday, we reported that Virginia's Commercial Space Flight Authority would improve the Mid-Atlantic Space Port at Wallops Island to accommodate larger rockets to help re-supply the International Space Station. Today, on this WCVE Science Matters report, Charles Fishburne takes us on a simulated flight with the Antares rocket... and talks with Orbital Vice President Barron Beneski.
The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority has reached an agreement with a space industry company in Northern Virginia on plans to launch rockets from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on the Eastern Shore. Charles Fishburne reports.
Federal officials marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland with cannon fire, patriotic music and reflection on the bloodiest day of combat on US soil. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia is getting 52 million dollars in federal transportation funds that other states didn’t use, and as Charles Fishburne reports, the money will go primarily for Interstate repaving projects in Richmondand Hampton Roads.
Conservation Groups are pushing for Congress to extend tax credits for both building, and operating Wind Power projects... that expire the end of this year. Charles Fishburne reports.
Officials say the state's new, more rigorous mathematics tests proved to be a challenge for all types of students during the last school year. The Virginia Department of Education yesterday released Standards of Learning results for the 2011-2012 school year by race and other subgroups. Charles Fishburne reports.