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.
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.
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.
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.
Musical interests led Bill Rice into radio during the early 80s. While in college at the University of New Haven he spent most of his time at the student run station, acting as Station Manager, Jazz Director and Jazz Jock, Bottle Washer and Hall Monitor. Perplexed at being finally ejected - after all, he had graduated, they told him - Bill moved to Baltimore, where he landed his first real radio job at a little AM outfit. A short time later Bill went to work recording chamber concerts for broadcast at WBJC-FM, the NPR station in Baltimore. Heââ
Virginia Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte could play an outsized role in this year’s immigration debate.
At 844 pages, the bipartisan immigration reform bill in the Senate is one of those whoppers that’s easy to decry on the campaign trail. You won’t be seeing anything like that coming out of the House if Chairman Goodlatte has anything to say about it. He wants his Judiciary Committee to examine immigration one subsection at a time. He says speed isn’t his concern.