Virginia Commonwealth University

Many of the nation’s business schools have incubators – centers where students can get help in building their own companies, but  Virginia Commonwealth University figures anyone can be an entrepreneur, and its center is open to artists and engineers, English majors and college athletes -- anyone with a good idea.  Sandy Hausman reports on some surprising enterprises.

Virginia Public Access Project

The city of Portsmouth's new ad campaign is under fire for lack of diversity ... and questions are raised regarding liability for inmates performing labor in Suffolk. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on

Members of the advocacy group Justice for Kionte Spencer met with U.S. Attorney John Fishwick in Roanoke Monday morning to discuss their demands regarding the death of the 18-year-old student back in February.

Donald Trump Visits Richmond

Jun 13, 2016
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Donald Trump was in the Commonwealth Friday. As part of a busy campaign weekend, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee made a pit stop in Richmond for a fundraiser and rally. 

Virginia's Fine Arts Museum Puts 'Blackness' Center-Stage, with Kehinde Wiley

Jun 12, 2016
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Virginia’s Museum of Fine Arts unveiled its newest exhibit this weekend. It’s a big get for the VMFA. The museum is one of only 7 stops for this particular collection, and the only in the southeast.