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Right now, you might be sitting at a stop light, inching forward to make it through the intersection on the next green signal. Researchers at Virginia Tech recently did some work that might get you through faster.

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

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

This week, Conductor Steven White previews Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem, a dramatic work that has been described as "an opera in ecclesiastical garb."

Michael Pope

Veterans from across Virginia were on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with senators over coffee and doughnuts.

Study Links The Brain To Aggressive Behavior

Nov 30, 2017
Virginia Commonwealth University

Social scientists say children who are physically abused are more likely to be abusive themselves as adults, but research at Virginia Commonwealth University suggests another factor in people who are violent.  Their brains are downright different.  

Mussel Men and Women; Resurrecting a Species

Nov 30, 2017
Photo by Gary Peeples / USFWS

A federally endangered species of fresh water mussel could be found in only one water way in the world; southwestern Virginia’s Clinch River.  But 20 years ago, a chemical spill nearly wiped them out. Now biologists may be on their way to resurrecting them. 

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