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Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 5, Episode 11

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 2:25pm -- WCVE

It's the final episode of FSI Season 5 and Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta take one last look at the Squirrels as they wrap up the 2016 season. Jay goes one last road trip for the year, heading out to Bowie, MD., home of the Bowie Baysox. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Vice President & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell on the FSI Field. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring MEDARVA Physician’s Network hearing and vision screening programs for kids.

WCVE PBS Presents: 9/11 Inside The Pentagon

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 4:21pm -- WCVE

As America marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., PBS will broadcast a new documentary, 9/11 Inside The Pentagon. This film reveals new, first-hand accounts of the attack that took place at the heart of the US’ military headquarters – an attack in which 184 people from inside the building and on board American Airlines flight 77 perished.

Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 5, Episode 10

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 2:19pm -- WCVE

With around 40 games left, Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss how the Squirrels can finish out the 2016 season with a bang. Jay visits Center Of The Universe Brewing Company for an inside look at brewing “Chin Music” - a craft beer available at the ballpark. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Outfielder Steven Duggar on the FSI Field for a demonstration on how to get a good lead from first base. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring catcher Jeff Arnold and Dr.

“Downton Abbey” Labor Day Weekend Marathon

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:15pm -- WCVE

For those suffering from “Downton Abbey” withdrawal, missing their weekly dose of the joys and travails of the Crawley family and their servants, despair no longer. PBS has scheduled a binge-worthy Labor Day weekend marathon of all six seasons of the top PBS drama of all time, the most popular series in Masterpiece’s 45-year history and one of the most-watched dramas on American television.

Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 5, Episode 9

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:51am -- WCVE

Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the recent winning streak as the Squirrels go over the 100 game mark for the 2016 season. Squirrels players team up with RAMPS (Ramp Access Made Possibly by Students) to help build wheelchair ramps in the local community. Pitcher Matt Gage joins Jay on the FSI Field to demonstrate how he holds players on base. Dr. Eugene Park talks with Gregg about the importance of staying hydrated.

Virginia Tech Lab Tracks and Predicts Spread of Infectious Diseases Through Populations

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 8:00am -- WCVE

For the first time ever, the CDC has issued a warning for people not to travel to an American neighborhood for fear of catching an infectious disease. For Science Matters, 88.9 WCVE’s Charles Fishburne reports.

It is a small community just outside Miami, where the ZIKA virus is being spread by local mosquitoes and Virginia Tech epidemiologist Dr. Bryan Lewis saw it coming.