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For Those Injured In Charlottesville, Pain And Healing After A 'Very Long Year'

The indelible images of last August in Charlottesville include torches, Nazi regalia, and street brawls. But perhaps none is seared so deeply into memory as that of a grey Dodge Challenger hurtling toward a crowd of pedestrians. For some survivors, however, there's much more than memory. There are lingering physical as well as emotional wounds, but an ongoing interest in opposing bigotry. For Virginia Currents, Hawes Spencer has more.

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Where We Live: Richmond Grapples With How To Expand Affordable Housing

In 2005, elected officials in the greater Richmond region warned of rising housing costs and a lack of affordable options. Nearly a decade later, the city of Richmond commissioned a comprehensive affordable housing study. Many of those recommendations still haven’t been implemented and as prices continue to rise, there are limited affordable developments in the works.

Folklife Program Keeps Virginia’s Diverse Cultural Traditions Alive

Each year hundreds gather on the rolling hills of James Monroe’s Highland, near Charlottesville. They’re here to take in the sights, sounds and smells of The Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship program, and learn how residents are preserving cultural traditions. WCVE’s Ian Stewart has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: The Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program. 
 

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