Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance.

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For those who have been following the progress of two natural gas pipelines, all eyes are on Richmond this week, where members of a citizen board could determine the future of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

Hearings by Virginia’s Water Control Board begin this week in Richmond on two proposed natural gas pipelines for Virginia.   

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A Jamestown settler, one of only two women who arrived on the first boat.  An enslaved woman who bought her own freedom. A Native American chief. These women, among others, will be honored in a new monument at Virginia’s capitol.

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One issue that’s on the agenda for the upcoming General Assembly session is dealing with decades of pollution, a problem that could potentially divide Democrats.