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  • Climate Mapping

    How might you predict changes that could be coming to Earth’s climate in the years ahead?    Well, perhaps you could enter massive mountains of data into some of the world’s most powerful computers. 

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  • Camping "Up With People" -- in Harrisonburg

    Most of us can remember a week spent as teenagers a little ways from home canoeing, hiking, swimming, playing softball, getting sunburned, and maybe getting homesick.

  • Virginia Insight
  • Best in Class

    On first airing, the episode was titled “Teaching Children to Make Music.”  The Virginia Association of Broadcasters has just honored it the as 2013’s  best public radio, public affairs program in the commonwealth.

  • Virginia Insight
  • Checking on the Wild

    For more than 30 years, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has been treating injured animals and releasing them back into the wild. That work has garnered praise around the world. But now there is international attention on another front -- the Center’s success at cementing public support through use of internet portals.

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  • Plans For, And Opposition To, Proposed Fracking Pipeline in Virginia

    In July 2014, the first survey crews should be appearing on private lands along a proposed new pipeline's route.  Construction is expected to get underway in 18 to 24 months.

  • Virginia Public Radio
  • Rail Safety in Virginia - 5 Part Series

    It’s been nearly two months since a train derailed in Lynchburg, sending a fireball into the sky

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