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Listen to The Unknown and Impossible, the Daily Press' look back at 100 years of NASA Langley.




Teel Time: Episode 59

On the 59th episode of the Teel Time podcast, Jonathan Heeter and David Teel chat about a wild weekend in college football. It wasn't a great week to be a ranked team, with eight of the top 25 losing, including four of the top 10. One of those upsets came in Charlottesville, with Bronco Mendenhall authoring his biggest upset as coach at Virginia with a win over a ranked Miami team, pushing to the Cavaliers to the top half of the Coastal Division. The team leading the Coastal is Virginia...


Teel Time: Episode 58

On Episode 58 of the Teel Time podcast, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter talk about Notre Dame’s dominant win over Virginia Tech this past Saturday. After a close first half, the Irish pulled away in the win, and the Hokies rediscovered some of the inconsistency that plagued them in the loss to Old Dominion. Virginia was off this past week, but the Cavaliers return to action against Miami in Charlottesville on Saturday night. As always, we talk about the week that was in the ACC and look...


Virginia Politics: Episode 23

On Episode 23 of Virginia Politics, we talk school accreditation with education reporter Jane Hammond. The Virginia Department of Education has new standards for rating schools. We look at what the new standards mean for Hampton Roads schools, and how students fared on the tests. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 57

On episode 57 of the Teel Time podcast, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter talk about Virginia Tech's bounceback win over Duke. Reeling from a loss to Old Dominion and an injury to their starting quarterback, the Hokies earned a decisive road win over the previously undefeated Blue Devils. Virginia, however, lost its momentum coming off a win over Louisville by losing on the road at N.C. State. We talk about some of the other big games across the country, and we wrap up with some conversation...


Virginia Politics: Episode 22

On this episode of Virginia Politics, we look at the reasons people aren't registering to vote. With a little more than a month until the Nov. 6 elections, we hear from organizers -- including Del. Cia Price, D-Newport News -- on their efforts to sign people up ahead of the Oct. 15 registration deadline. We also introduce a new feature on called Glad You Asked, where you ask us questions, and we answer in the form of a story. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 56

On episode 56 of the Teel Time podcast, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter chat about Old Dominion's jaw-dropping upset over Virginia Tech. The Monarchs' win over the Hokies may have changed the calculus for both schools this season. ODU started the season 0-3, but does this change the Monarchs' fortunes for the rest of the season? The Hokies, meanwhile, suffered one of their biggest upsets in school history. In the aftermath, Virginia Tech dismissed its top pass rusher Trevon Hill and found...


Virginia Politics: Episode 21

This week, Dr. Quentin Kidd from Christopher Newport University comes back on the show to talk about the latest in redistricting. We explore how the Republican map seeks to address racial gerrymandering for 11 unconstitutional districts and what a new map could mean for voters in 2019. We also say goodbye to Reema Amin, who's off to cover New York City Public Schools for Chalkbeat. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 55

On Episode 55 of Teel Time with David Teel, Teel and Jonathan Heeter chat about Virginia Tech and Virginia a quarter of the way through the 2018 season. Teel talks about what has impressed him so far with the play of the Hokies and Cavaliers, and he talks about the challenges each will face coming up. Virginia should receive that test this week against Louisville, while the Hokies will play undefeated Duke next week. Teel also discusses the Hokies' trip to the 757 this weekend to take on...


Teel Time: Episode 54

On Episode 54 of the Teel Time podcast, Teel and colleague Dave Johnson talk about the approaching Hurricane Florence and how the storm could affect football this weekend. The guys chat about Virginia Tech's dominant performance against William and Mary. Old Dominion got off to a rough start on the season with losses to Liberty and Florida International with Virginia Tech looming in a couple of weeks. And the Davids roll through the ACC schedule, looking back a week and ahead to the next...


Teel Time: Episode 52

On Episode 52 of Teel Time with David Teel, Jonathan Heeter and Teel talk about the opening week of the college football season. We discuss the Virginia and Virginia Tech depth charts and chat about surprise names and the youth of the Hokies' defense. We also break down Virginia's opener against Richmond and the Hokies' Labor Day opener against Florida State. Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod.


Virginia Politics: Episode 18

On this week's episode of Virginia Politics with Ress and Reema, we discuss a proposal from Gov. Ralph Northam that could deliver checks for several hundred dollars to low- and moderate-income Virginians. But House Republicans say the move ignores other classes of Virginians, so we explore the politics and what it could mean for tax reform in Virginia. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 50

On the 50th episode of Teel Time, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter chat about the new landscape for college basketball after the NCAA handed down some rule changes. The new rules regarding NBA Draft eligibility and player-agent interactions have drawn most of the attention, but Teel believes the penalties for rules violations deserves discussion. We talk about the recent turmoil at Maryland following the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who died in June following a team workout. As...


Virginia Politics: Episode 17

In this week’s podcast, we talk about the growing controversy of how independent Shaun Brown got on the ballot for the 2nd Congressional District seat. Who signed the petitions? Were the signatures legitimate? Were the signers even alive? We also have more of a fishy tale for you, about menhaden in Virginia, and why they're the most political fish out there. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 49

The 49th episode of the Teel Time podcast is a reunion as around 100 years of Daily Press experience come together to talk about the retirement announcement of William and Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock. David Teel, who has covered Laycock as a columnist for a few decades, is joined by longtime Daily Press sportswriter Dave Johnson, who currently covers the Tribe, and another longtime Daily Press sportswriter Dave Fairbank, who covered W&M and other local colleges when he retired in...


Virginia Politics: Episode 16

n Episode 16 of the Virginia Politics podcast, we talk about the minimum wage and where it stands in Virginia. Quentin Kidd, director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, joins the podcast to discuss the issue. We explore why the wage hasn't changed for years and discuss the unusual political alliances that could be formed over increasing it. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.


Teel Time: Episode 48

On Episode 48 of the Teel Time podcast, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter talk about the biggest questions facing Virginia Tech and Virginia as they enter fall practice. The Hokies will need to solidify their defense, particularly in an inexperienced secondary. They also will be seeking consistency from their rushing attack. Most of the questions surrounding the Cavaliers involve the quarterback. We roll through the non-conference schedules of ACC schools? Is there a better non-conference game...


Virginia Politics: Episode 15

On this week's episode, we talk about young voters and their growing involvement in elections, politics and even running for office. We talk to Virginia 21 policy director Gerica Goodman and get her take on some of the misconceptions about the millennial generation -- including an assumption on how they tend to vote. We'll also go over some highlights from the debate between Sen. Tim Kaine and his GOP challenger, Corey Stewart. Debate audio courtesy of PBS. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee...


Teel Time: Episode 47

On Episode 47 of the Teel Time podcast, David Teel and Jonathan Heeter discuss the media voting from the ACC kickoff media event. Clemson was a near-unanimous pick to win the Atlantic Division, but how will the rest of the division shake out? Miami was the overwhelming pick in the Coastal Division, but Teel thinks four potential teams have at least a shot of winning the division even though he believes the Hurricanes are the heavy favorite. We talk about the preseason all-conference team and...


Teel Time: Episode 46

On Episode 46 of Teel Time with David Teel, Teel and Norm Wood chat about the ACC's kickoff media conference on their first roadcast of the 2018 football season. The guys discuss what they saw from the media availability for Virginia and Virginia Tech, and they chat about the entire kickoff event. Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod.


Virginia Politics: Episode 14

On the 14th episode of Virginia Politics, Del. Brenda Pogge, R-Norge, joins the show to talk about her time as a legislator. She discusses her entry into politics and running for an office when she didn't want to be a politician. Pogge talks about her opposition to a tourism sales tax in the Historic Triangle, and she discusses her time as chair of the Virginia Disability Commission. Music: Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere.