Tab O'Neal http://wvtf.org en The Graves of the Blue Ridge Parkway http://wvtf.org/post/graves-blue-ridge-parkway <p></p><p>There are about 70 graveyards along the Blue Ridge Parkway from around Roanoke south to the North Carolina border. Back in the 30s the state bought the land and “homeplaces” and then in turn donated it to the federal government for the parkway.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:59:01 +0000 Tab O'Neal 19247 at http://wvtf.org The Graves of the Blue Ridge Parkway State Inspector General Report on Sen. Creigh Deeds Case Released http://wvtf.org/post/state-inspector-general-report-sen-creigh-deeds-case-released <p>A wrong fax machine number, not calling all possible facilities and poor communication are among the failures cited in the investigation of Gus Deeds' detention, release, attack on his father--Senator Creigh Deeds--and subsequent suicide.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:37:02 +0000 Tab O'Neal 19135 at http://wvtf.org State Inspector General Report on Sen. Creigh Deeds Case Released Child Pornography: How is it Investigated? http://wvtf.org/post/child-pornography-how-it-investigated <div>Fighting the creation and distribution of child pornography is a global battle with a Virginia task force prominent in the field. There is a process of stopping child sexual exploitation.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On any given day news feeds will include stories of people being arrested on child pornography charges. While child porn existed long before the internet, high-speed global connections have made the distribution of it as easy as watching legal movies or downloading family pictures.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:38:11 +0000 Tab O'Neal 18353 at http://wvtf.org Child Pornography: How is it Investigated? Selfies, Child Pornography and the Law http://wvtf.org/post/selfies-child-pornography-and-law <div>The internet and social media have opened up the dissemination of the good but also what society has deemed to be the bad. On any given day there are news stories of persons being arrested for the possession of child pornography. While mostly adults, some are children themselves. How social media and one wrong choice can devastate a child’s life.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:38:17 +0000 Tab O'Neal 17063 at http://wvtf.org Selfies, Child Pornography and the Law Passivhaus & Energy Efficiency http://wvtf.org/post/passivhaus-energy-efficiency <p>According to Virginia Dominion Power the average monthly residential electric bill in the state is $119.82 a month.&nbsp;</p><p>With the deep temperatures of winter and depending on our heat source we can find bills for a single month two to three times that amount.</p><p>But there's a method of home construction that for one homeowner has cut their electric bill by more than half the state average.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Tab O'Neal 14822 at http://wvtf.org Passivhaus & Energy Efficiency