To commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day, Mayor Dwight Jones took the opportunity to discuss various eco friendly improvements the city is making as well as to announce a new partnership with a growing national green organization.
A new report found that more than 40 percent of Virginia’s young adults are too fat to fight in the military. The group of retired generals and admirals behind the report warned members of Congress that the nationwide trend is a threat to national security. Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.
Governor McDonnell said he was happy that most of his 218 amendments were adopted by the General Assembly, but unhappy at some actions taken in the one-day reconvened session yesterday. He still can exercise his line-item veto power on budget items.
The hippie generation made its mark on everything from tie dye t-shirts to modern culture. The peace and free love mantra they professed is being showcased again in Barksdale Theatre at Hanover Tavern's production of The Butterflies are Free.
Senator Mark Warner is playing a major role in one of the most important pieces of legislation up for consideration in Congress this year. Manuel Quinones reports from WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau in Washington.