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New Musical Enchantment From Celtic Woman

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 9:27am -- WCVE

Enjoy the newest live performance from the amazing artists of Celtic Woman, who have touched hearts and lifted spirits for more than a decade. This new concert special was filmed in Dublin’s 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House, where the first meeting of an Irish Parliament was held, and where the treaty creating Ireland as a free state was signed.

Earth's Natural Wonders: Extreme Wonders

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 9:56am -- WCVE

Visit extreme locales — from the highest mountain to the greatest canyon — and learn how these places test their inhabitants to the limit. On Mount Everest, a Sherpa has to rope a route across the notorious Khumbu Icefall in time for the hundreds of foreign mountaineers who will arrive for climbing season. In the Grand Canyon, conservationists desperately try to ensure the survival of one of America’s few surviving condor chicks. And, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, farmers fight pitched battles with elephants in the dead of night.

Start-up in Charlottesville Creates Product to Tackle Worldwide Water Contamination

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 8:24pm -- WCVE

A small, start-up company in Charlottesville is set to tackle the problem of contaminated water worldwide, with a small, silver-infused ceramic pill--the MadiDrop. This new University of Virginia-inspired public benefit company with a global health mission has opened administrative offices and a small production facility in Charlottesville.

History and Preservation of Mid-Lothian Mines

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 8:45pm -- WCVE

The remarkable remains of the beginnings of “America’s Industrial Might” still stand tall, deep in the woods in Chesterfield County. Chesterfield County was the coal capitol of the country, shipping coal all over the colonies from mine shafts sometimes 700 feet deep like this one - the Mid-Lothian Mine. One of the first major industrial sites in the United States became a 44-acre preserve when Mid-Lothian Mines Park opened in 2004.

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