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04 Mar 2016

VCU InSight for March 4, 2016

The controversy over Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to drain treated water from coal ash ponds into the James River; you won’t believe how much sugar that Starbucks’s drink may have; local churches band together to send donations to Flint, MI to help with their water crisis; a program in local schools gets parents more involved; hello A-10: VCU Women’s Lacrosse isn’t a club anymore; and the VCU Men’s Baseball team is starting the season after winning the A-10 championship last season.

04 Dec 2015

VCU InSight for Dec. 4, 2015

VCU students join national protests about campus racial issues; a local mother starts a holiday charity to cope with her child’s death; a Richmond police officer’s new program to help inmates get back on their feet; the “buzz” surrounding drones this holiday season; students from one Richmond school are ESL tutors for students from another; a Broadway classic is on stage here in Richmond; and a VCU student shares his week-long exchange trip to Qatar. In-studio interviews with Christy Dalton, the community events manager of Feedmore; and Tera Barry, communications vice-chair for the Dominion Christmas Parade.

09 Oct 2015

VCU InSight for Oct. 9, 2015

Resident reaction to a local golf course that’s not being kept up; a downtown construction project that will have visitors experience the James River in a whole new way; how residents in one local area can not only call 911, but text; a federal education initiative hits home for area historic sites; school officials consider installing cameras on buses to catch drivers who don’t stop for them; a tour of downtown focused on some of the stranger stories of Richmond’s history; and how a local non-profit advocating cycling is helping charities and offering a cool, new look. In-studio interviews with Nicole Riedel, the Director of Development for Special Olympics RVA; and Brandon Ruffin, a former record-breaking VCU Track and Field athlete.

03 Apr 2015

VCU InSight for April 3

How VCU Medical Center and Richmond 2015 are preparing for this fall’s World Road Cycling Championships; Richmond is launching an all-male charter school next year; Dominion Virginia Power gets resistance about their plan to string high-voltage power lines on huge towers across the James River just south of Jamestown; local reaction to the Presbyterian Church USA redefining marriage to include same-sex couples; a local teen soccer star has a shot for an exclusive national team; a Richmond organization gives kids with physical disabilities bikes just for them; and an innovative coach and author teaches tennis to toddlers.

26 Sep 2014

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02 May 2014

Watch VCU InSight for May 2, 2014

VCU InSight presents its final newscast for Spring 2014, with anchors Matthew Hall and Joshua Jackson.

02 May 2014

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden recognized in international competition

Richmond’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden placed second in the category of Public Gardens in the USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards. The international competition put the Richmond location up against 19 other gardens around the world. The garden is currently hosting its annual exhibition, “Butterflies Live.” Zarmeena Waseem reports.

02 May 2014

Downtown’s resurgence continues

Downtown Richmond has seen an increase in both business and residential development over the last decade. Monument City Coffee and Records owner Eric Truitt hopes that his business will assist in the continued resurgence of the neighborhood. Nick Wright reports.

02 May 2014

Real Babymama’s of Richmond

InSight’s Teresa Galasso sits down with Aretha Lewis, producer of the web series “Real Babymama’s of Richmond.” The first episode received 80,000 hits on YouTube. The two discuss the theme of the show and how Lewis came up with the idea.

02 May 2014

Spring brings new life to Richmond Metro Zoo

Richmond Metro Zoo welcomed a number of new additions with spring, including a giraffe, camel and kangaroo. The babies, as well as five cheetah cubs that were born last year, are now on display for the public.