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Vaccines — Calling the Shots

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:14am -- WCVE

Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. NOVA’s “Vaccines—Calling the Shots” takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, hear from parents wrestling with vaccine-related questions, and shed light on the risks of opting out.

Public Event: Candidate Forum For Senate District 10 Seat

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:27am -- WCVE

There are a few hotly contested races for seats in the Virginia legislature this year, including the race to succeed Senator John Watkins in the 10th Senate District, covering Richmond, Chesterfield and Powhatan. This is an open seat as Senator Watkins will retire after serving in the legislature for 33 years. This race could determine the balance of power in the Virginia Senate. Whoever is elected to this seat will be making significant decisions impacting children and families in this district, and across Virginia.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:51am -- WCVE

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long and continuing quest to understand what the world is made of. Three episodes tell the story of seven of history’s most important scientists as they seek to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.