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Opening night at La Scala theater, in Milan Italy, Thursday Dec. 7, 2023. The tradition of Italian opera singing is among the 55 cultural practices to be inscribed to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List this year.
Luca Bruno
More than 70 countries put forward nominations aimed at safeguarding a wide variety of diverse and unique traditions at a meeting in Botswana this week.
In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the U.S. waited in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, in June 2018.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP
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  • Governor Youngkin proposes nearly half a billion dollars to support Virginia's early child care system... In addition to all the news we have to cover today, we’ll also check in with Jeff Schapiro for a review of the week in Virginia politics... We have a preview of our special Saturday Books & Brews, talking with author Mills Kelly about a lost section of the Appalachian Trail....
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WMRA’s December Books & Brews will feature Mills Kelly, discussing "Virginia's Lost Appalachian Trail" on Saturday, December 9, from Noon - 1pm at Winchester Brew Works in Winchester.
WMRA is excited to announce the Holiday programming schedule on both WMRA and WEMC. Join us for stories of the holidays and music to get us into the festive spirit including A Christmas Carol and the classic A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from the UK.
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