(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Nurimaro Park, 26, is one of about 800,000 people who had benefited from an Obama-era program that extended protections to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children.

Networking and Cyber Security Academy to Open in SWVA

13 hours ago
Learning Network Cisco.com

A new center for teaching cyber security skills is opening early next year in southwestern Virginia. It’s aim is to train unemployed or underemployed workers for this growing industry. Its organizers say it’s also geared toward keeping those jobs in the area. 

China's Ancient Terracotta Soldiers on Display in Richmond

Nov 21, 2017
Courtesy of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts



The ancient Chinese terracotta army is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site halfway around the world, but now Virginians will get the chance to glimpse the history in their own backyard.

It was 1974, and farmers in China were digging a well when they stumbled on one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the century: a life size army, made of clay, built and buried by an ancient Chinese emperor.

AP Photo / Alex Brandon

Control of the House of Delegates is still up in the air two weeks after the election, and election officials are now casting even more uncertainty on two key races.

Virginia Declares a New Era for Protests

Nov 20, 2017
Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia has entered a new era when it comes to protests.  That’s one of many conclusions drawn by a task force set up to study events in Charlottesville on August 12th.  The full report will be issued December First.

Virginia Public Access Project

The Spotsylvania County school board will not require football players to stand during the national anthem and Halifax County residents are hoping to soon have the kind of  internet service that most people already take for granted.

Pamela D'Angelo

Meetings of fisheries managers are not exactly a big draw.

But this week, Atlantic state commissioners' changes in harvests of a menhaden, a baitfish used by crabbers and lobstermen, turned into a hand-wringing session for commercial fishermen, environmentalists, anglers and even the commissioners.

Cville Artist Lets Customers Blow Their Own Ornaments

Nov 16, 2017
Sandy Hausman/Radio IQ

The holiday season lures many of us into activities that might better be left to the experts – building gingerbread houses, for example, or cutting down Christmas trees.  In Charlottesville, the public has another do-it-yourself opportunity that might leave you winded.  

Richmond Man Goes Upscale with Swine Skins

Nov 16, 2017
Sandy Hausman/Radio IQ

Pork rinds are a staple for Southern snackers – crispy fried pig skin, salty and deep fried.  Now, thanks to the efforts of a Richmond man, this humble food is going upscale.

Matthew Moeller / Virginia Tech Transportation Institue

Virginia Tech’s “Smart Road” has been putting cars through their paces for almost 20 years. New additions to its test tracks unveiled in Blacksburg this week are paving the way for driverless cars to, one day, do the driving for us. 


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