Virginia Tech has partnered with General Motors to build an advanced tire research facility in Southside Virginia. Charles Fishburne reports.
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Help is on the way to relieve conjestion at one of Hanover County’s busiest intersections, but it will be costly. Charles Fishburne reports.
A new report from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science estimates the Deep Horizon Gulf oil spill will cost Virginia’s oyster industry almost 12 million dollars a year in direct economic loss. As Charles Fishburne reports, it comes at a critical time in the industry’s efforts to rebuild.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced yesterday 100 billion dollars in cuts to the defense budget, including a major command center in Norfolk. But Charles Fishburne reports it's not a done deal, and Virginia’s Congressional delegation is allied to fight it.
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.
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.