Mallory Noe-Payne

Reporter - Richmond

Mallory Noe-Payne is a national award-winning reporter and producer based in Richmond, Virginia. She's done work for NPR, Marketplace and Public Radio International. 

Although she's a native Virginian, she's also worked for public radio in Boston. There, she helped produce stories about higher education, including a nationally-airing series on the German university system.   In addition to working for WGBH, she's worked at WAMU in Washington D.C. She graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. 

For more frequent updates from Richmond, or occasional commentary on rock climbing and vegetable gardening, you can follow Mallory on Twitter @MalloryNoePayne

University of Virginia has received a multi million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health. Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond first received the same grant a year ago, paving the way for more medical research in Virginia. 

A state Senator from the Richmond area is responding to critics who say a comment she recently made online is hurtful to rape victims. 

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Richmond is more than a hundred miles from the beach, so it may come as a surprise how some in the city are celebrating the 4th of July: with a beach volleyball tournament. 

Courtesy of the Richmond SPCA

 

 

Across Virginia fewer dogs and cats are being killed at shelters than ever before. In fact, 88% of dogs and cats in shelters now avoid euthanization. But animal welfare advocates want more. 

Virginia is celebrating 50 years of Medicaid this week. The state-run program provides health insurance to the poor. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam celebrated with state employees. 

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