Second Look
3:19 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Alcohol and Homelessness... Music Feeds Us... Open Science... Epigenetics

Alcoholism does not define Richard Rose, but his life has certainly been shaped by the addiction.

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Epigenetics Initiative
1:17 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Genetic Research Studies the "On / Off" Switches for Cancer

Ray Enke (on the right, with students) is assistant professor of biology at James Madison University.
David Doremus

An initiative toward more individualized and effective treatments for cancer is gaining traction at universities in Virginia.

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Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
12:59 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

"Music Feeds Us" Returns to Benefit Local Food Bank

Elizabeth Fayette, Eric Wong, Fitz Gary and Dmitry Volkov perform in the Music Feeds Us concert tour in 2014.
Music Feeds Us

You don’t often talk about classical music and canned food in the same sentence.

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4:45 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

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Al Bartholet

Homelessness in Virginia: Part 6
11:31 am
Wed April 15, 2015

A Life Upended by Alcohol

Richard Rose's next step is to find a job and become "a proactive part of society and pay my own way."
Credit Kara Lofton

Alcoholism does not define Richard Rose, but his life has certainly been shaped by the addiction.

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The Center for Open Science
1:25 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Toward More Open Science in Charlottesville

In the back (l-r): Matt Frazier, Michael Haselton, Steve Loria, Chris Seto. In the front (l-r): Jeff Spies, Saman Ehsan, Erin Braswell
Credit Kara Lofton

In a scientific utopia, communication is open, data are accurate and results are reproducible.

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2015 Tom Tom Founder's Festival
12:00 pm
Mon April 13, 2015

Eat, Dance, Party and.... Innovate!

The Tom Tom Block Party in Charlottesville, last year (2014).
Credit Evelyn Jackson

Music, art, innovation and food. The Tom Tom Founders Festival is this week.  WMRA’s Kara Lofton has the story.

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Second Look
2:13 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Tough, But Broken... Pipeline Air Force... Pipeline Upside?

Through disability, abuse and addiction, Sarah Blackwell relies on faith.  WMRA’s Kara Lofton has her story.

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Homelessness in Virginia: Part 5
12:33 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

"Everybody’s Asking What’s Wrong With Me... I Can Feel the Questions."

Sarah Blackwell stays with her two children at Valley Mission in Staunton.
Kara Lofton

Sarah Blackwell has struggled with disability, physical abuse, and drug addiction since she was a teenager.

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Second Look
1:06 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

What's Ailing the Orchardgrass?... Homeless in Charlottesville... Skating Away in Rockbridge

WMRA’s Andrew Jenner took a deep look at the problems with something called orchardgrass...

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