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Visiting Not So Lost Worlds

October 31, 2008
Visitors entering the Great Hall get greetings from Allosaurus Rex.

Museum Taking Stock of Wilson Park Species

October 17, 2008

Several Virginia Museum of Natural History employees met in J. Frank Wilson Park recently to conduct an eco-survey that kicked off a park inventory project.


Martinsville Police to Lose $37,610

October 15, 2008
The Martinsville Police Department will lose $37,610 under state budget cuts ordered by Gov. Tim Kaine last week, officials said Tuesday.

Travel Log: Martinsville- What is it that makes Martinsville feel like a hometown?

October 15, 2008

New to the Martinsville area? Considering staying in town for a while? Or are you just stopping by for the weekend to enjoy the race like most fans this weekend?


2008 Archaeological Society of Virginia Annual Conference a Success for Museum, Community

October 15, 2008
Nearly 100 participants attended the 2008 Archaeological Society of Virginia's Annual Conference at the Virginia

Deeper Cuts

October 13, 2008

The Chatham Diversion Center - known for years as Camp 15 - will soon be closed. Its employees will fill vacancies at other state prisons


BREAKING NEWS; Kaine Orders Layoffs, Cuts Statewide- Virginia Museum of Natural History faces $314,000 cut

October 9, 2008

Gov. Tim Kaine on Thursday ordered 570 layoffs, cut college funding by at least 5 percent and postponed state employee raises from next month until next summer.


State Budget Cuts Hit Southside

October 9, 2008

Proposed budget cuts call for a 10 percent reduction in the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research's budget


Virginia Museum of Natural History Wins Exhibit Award

October 8, 2008
The Virginia Museum of Natural History's special exhibit "Wonders of the Deep: Marine Mollusks" is a 2008 winner of the Southeastern Museums Conference Exhibition Awards for best exhibit with a budget of up to $25,000.

Va. Museum Wins Exhibit Award

October 8, 2008
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is being
recognized for its exhibit on marine mollusks.
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