"Pipeline Fighters" Documentary Premiers in Blacksburg

Feb 14, 2017

A documentary called ‘Pipeline Fighters” will debut in Theaters in Blacksburg and Roanoke.  It began as an online series about the Mountain Valley Pipeline.  Now it’s become a feature length film that also examines the impact pipelines and fracked natural gas are having on communities beyond the state.  

New VEDP Chief Promises to Remember Southwest Virginia

Feb 14, 2017
Wytheville Enterprise

The new head of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership is vowing not to forget the southwestern part of the state.   As Robbie Harris reports, his agency will face special scrutiny after it was criticized for lack of oversight and wasting taxpayer money.  

Pamela D'Angelo

For most of their lives William and Bessie Hudnall, lived in Northumberland County in the tiny village of Ophelia on the Chesapeake Bay. They've been married for 79 years. He's 102 and next month she'll be 98. For Valentine's Day they look back on their lives, beginning with a card sent by William to Bessie's sister.

Open Mic: Love in the Time of Acne

Feb 13, 2017
Norman Rockwell through Creative Commons

Seventh grade was not a good look for me. Physically, mentally, hormonally, and sartorially - I was a mess. My body was at war with itself: my voice cracked, my face was broken out, and my arms and legs felt like hand-me-downs from a much lankier, less coordinated, older sibling.

Steve Helber / AP

Republican leaders in the House of Delegates have an overwhelming majority — about two thirds of the members. But as Michael Pope reports from the Capitol, that doesn’t always mean that they get their way.

Virginia Public Access Project

As Petersburg struggles to remain solvent, the city has found a buyer for its summer collegiate league baseball team. And, a first-term city council member in Norfolk was surprised when she wanted to propose a new ordinance and found that no knew exactly how that could be done. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

Olli Henze / Flickr

The World Wide Web is 25 years old, but it’s about to have a growth spurt. Technology companies are coming up with more and more things that need to be connected to the Internet. And experts are trying to stay ahead of the curve to keep all those devices, and the people who use them, safe and secure.

State Republicans Look to Limit Governor's Power

Feb 10, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

Republicans in Richmond are trying to crack down on what they call regulation gone wild. 

Associated Press

Each week during Virginia's General Assembly we get a quick debrief on the action from reporter Michael Pope. This week was as busy one, as this year's session reached its halfway point and members of the House of Delegates and Senate took time to polish legislation. 

Virginia Republicans Ambush Inspector General

Feb 9, 2017
Office of the Inspector General

Republicans in the state House launched a surprise attack on the governor and his political allies Wednesday.  As Sandy Hausman reports, they seized on a tragic episode at a local jail to attack one of Terry McAuliffe’s appointees.

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