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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

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.

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for April 4, 2014

VCU InSight for April 4, 2014, with Anchors Onofrio Castiglia and Olivia Whitham.

06 Apr 2014

New stormwater regulations coming to Virginia

New state regulations on the handling of stormwater will shift control from state to local authorities. While some believe local governments are best at handling the environmental issue, others fear the change could lessen pollution standards. Onofrio Castiglia reports.

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for March 21, 2014

VCU InSight for March 21, 2014 features anchors Randi Ayala and Matthew Hall.

06 Apr 2014

Maymont Estate is Richmond’s most popular site

According to Richmond Region Tourism, Maymont Estate was the city’s most visited site of 2013. The site credits a new infrared counting system for an accurate count. Matthew Hall reports.

06 Apr 2014

Grant provided to revitalize Evergreen Cemetery

VCU’s Aspire has provided a $1,000 grant to help clean up Evergreen Cemetery. Weeds and other plants have overtaken the historic site in Richmond’s East End. The grant will provide rakes and other equipment to help eliminate the overgrowth. Carter Johnson reports.

28 Feb 2014

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15 Nov 2013

James River Receives Poor Health Grade

RICHMOND, Va. — A recent report card issued by The James River Association graded the health of the James River with a C. The river, which runs through the city of Richmond, is issued a report card on its pollution levels every two year. This year’s grade was the same grade as two years ago.