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Virginia's Libraries Seek To Preserve WWII Memories

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The program is intended to keep alive the memories of what some call the "Greatest Generation."Often veterans, their spouses, and children store mementos in an attic or basement and forget them, library officials say.

Librarian of Virgina Sandra Treadway says the collection effort is an attempt to document the experiences of 300,000 state residents who served during World War II, and to preserve the documents for future generations.

Approximately 11,000 Virginians did not return home from the war.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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We All Scream For Slower Melting Ice Cream

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh are developing an ice cream that takes longer to melt. It's based on a protein that binds fat droplets and air bubbles.
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The Influence Of The Latino Vote in 2016

In 2016, an estimated 13.1 million Latino voters are expected to cast a ballot. The growing influence of the Latino vote and who makes up this demographic.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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