Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
A nationally-recognized expert in childhood mental illness says there are 15 million children in this country who suffer from mental problems, and most will not get any professional help for it. Charles Fishburne talked with Dr. Bela Sood who is professor and chair of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.
President Obama brought his mid-term election campaign to Richmond yesterday, his last stop on a three state tour where he talked about the economy, tax cuts and political obstruction. Charles Fishburne reports.
In Washington, Virginia Senator Jim Webb says Virginia has been "stonewalled” by the Pentagon nearly two months after Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced the closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads. Charles Fishburne reports.
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is expected to announce this morning an initiative to explore wireless technology and digital textbooks in Virginia schools. Charles Fishburne has more in this Science Matters Report.