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Local Offices Assess State Budget Cuts- NCI to Lose $8,131; VMNH is spared

December 20, 2009
Officials with local agencies and institutions that get state funds are trying to determine what Gov. Tim Kaine's proposed budget cuts, announced Friday, will mean to them.

VMNH Names Ohio Scientist to Head Local Museum

December 18, 2009
An Ohio scientist and museum curator is coming to Martinsville to be executive director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

Cleaveland Museum of Natural History's "bug guy" to leave for Virginia Post

December 18, 2009

Joe Keiper, the amiable Cleveland Museum of Natural History scientist whose deep knowledge of bugs delighted museum-goers and aided police in crime investigations, is leaving to run a Virginia institution.


Santa Makes Stop at VMNH- Open House Draws 200

December 3, 2009
With a 14 million-year-old baleen whale specimen (Eobalaenoptera) hanging overhead, nearly 30 children waited their turns to sit on Santa's lap and tell him their gift requests.

Walking With Dinosaurs- In Roanoke?

December 3, 2009
The movie Jurassic Park was the first of its kind to create a real-life depiction of dinosaurs.

Students at Work for a Day- Through Job-Shadowing Program

December 2, 2009
It might be a tough job market, but some Henry County middle school students landed their dream jobs for a day.
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