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2:59 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Grieving Over Pets

Most of the time, it's parents who teach their children a thing or two, but once in a while kids can help us to get through a difficult time.  That's what Shenandoah Valley veterinarian Douglass Hopkins discovered one day at her clinic.


 

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Meet the Candidates Part 1
10:38 am
Wed May 8, 2013

The Run for Lieutenant Governor: Davis & Lingamfelter

Jeannemarie Davis & Scott Lingamfelter

Nine candidates are seeking their party’s nominations for Lieutenant Governor this year.  The first in our profile formerly served as state Delegate and state Senator and is one of only two women to run for statewide office during this nominating season, Jeannemarie Davis.

The second in this first part of our series is former Army Colonel and long-time Delegate, Scott Lingamfelter. 

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Ensuring Survival
10:49 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Happier Honey Bees

Rowan Sprague
Credit Dan Addison via UVA

With the coming of spring, bee hives across the state are buzzing, but beekeepers say the insects face another challenging season - gathering pollen from plants sprayed with pesticides, fighting off parasites and disease. 

Rowan Sprague is an engineering student whose career took a surprising turn at the University of Virginia.  That’s where she started hearing all kinds of interesting stuff about bees.

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Star Scientific Controversy
10:34 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Political Fallout

Regardless of the legal outcome, the issues surrounding a former chef from the governor’s mansion and gifts from the CEO of a company called Star Scientific may take a political toll on the state’s top Republicans. 

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Part 4 of 4
2:41 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Senator Mark Herring Running for Attorney General

More than six years into his career as a State Senator, Mark Herring believes it's now time to transition into a higher office—as Virginia’s next Attorney General. 

He's one of only two Democrats running for the office, which he says has been held too long by Republicans.  

In Part 4 of our election series, we talk with the Senator from Loudoun County, who’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the June 11th primary.

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