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Does “Golden Milk,” an ancient brew found in India, help shorten the length of the common cold? Local food and travel writer Alicia DeFonzo tried it to find out.

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Local Vietnam veteran Russ Cupp received something recently that was more than 45 years overdue—a “thank you” for his service in Vietnam.

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Photo courtesy of Chef Bryan Haines

Local chef Bryan Haines shares a delicious recipe for a fall appetizer that combines fresh scallops with arugula and green apples.

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We are proud to bring you the third season of open conversations about race – where the audience is the conversation and different groups of people come together for understanding. Join us on Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 for these two events.

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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