The American Civil Liberties Union and a church-based group called the Family Foundation don’t agree about many things, but they’ve found common ground on a surprising issue involving prison inmates.
State prisons routinely handcuff inmates when they’re taken outside prison walls, and jails may use shackles to prevent escape, but there’s a growing chorus of protest over such treatment for pregnant women. Some have been forced to deliver babies with their ankles in chains, but Abigail Turner – a lawyer for the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville says that may soon change.
One of Apple's first computers became the highest priced item ever sold in a Christie's online-only auction this month. The Apple “I” from the batch made in Steve Jobs’ famous garage, went for nearly $400,000.
Dave Larsen has an 800 foot storefront in downtown Floyd where he displays only a tiny fraction of his collection of historic computers. He says it’s one particular period that captivates most collectors; 1971 to 1981 when the first personal computers were being developed.