Pamela D'Angelo

Martin Luther King Day is a national day of service and for the past few years volunteers have worked alongside the descendants of those buried in a neglected historical African American Cemetery in Richmond to restore it to its former glory.

Virginia Public Access Project

Two Virginia Indian tribes are at odds over a casino in Norfolk. And the City of Portsmouth was surprised to learn that a gift will cost it quite a bit of money.

Virginia Tech

Martin Luther King Junior gave his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in the summer of 1963.  But the findings of the Race and Policy Center at Virginia Tech say, not much has changed when it comes to King’s major goals.


With great fanfare, the University of Virginia Friday announced it would open a school of data science with the largest donation ever received. 

Technology is moving faster than the pace of lawmakers in Virginia. But some are hoping to catch up to the latest trends in telemedicine.

Virginia Aquarium

It’s a dangerous world for fish and other marine life.  Populations are coping with climate change, pollution and fishermen armed with high-tech devices that make it easier than ever to harvest the sea.

So what can consumers do to help assure sustainable fisheries?

As of a week ago, Virginia has received almost 500 claims for unemployment benefits from furloughed federal workers. But the effects of the government shutdown don’t stop there. There’s also been an impact on science.

Steve Helber / AP

State regulators are rejecting major elements in Dominion Energy’s $6 billion dollar plan to modernize the grid.

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Every three years, Carilion Clinic puts together community health assessments throughout southwest Virginia. The latest one found some new concerns.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Since the 1940s, Virginia has imposed strong restrictions on labor unions.

Now those restrictions are at the center of a political debate in Richmond.


NPR Live Music

Sessions, performances, and more.

Metropolitan Opera on WVTF

Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande

Saturday, January 19th at 1PM

Paula Poundstone Jefferson Center

The Future of Virginia's Fisheries

A Series from Sandy Hausman

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Charlottesville Art Open House

Friday, February 1st at the WVTF RADIO IQ Charlottesville Studio