Charlottesville, VA – If you don't have the time or opportunity to drive the longest road in Virginia, a new book that shares some of the legends and lore of Highway 58 is probably the next best thing.
Charlottesville, VA – For four centuries, oyster was king of the Chesapeake Bay -- supporting a way of life on Virginia's Eastern Shore. But by the 1980s, pollution and disease had nearly wiped out the oyster beds. Nancy King reports there is now a glimmer of hope for the beleaguered bivalve.
Albemarle County, VA – The idea behind National Mix It Up Day is pretty simple: get elementary students to eat lunch with a different group of schoolmates, and bring in high school students to facilitate this "mixed-up" interaction.
Martha Woodroof mixed it up last week in Cale Elementary School cafeteria in Albemarle County.
Charlottesville, VA – When Nintendo rolled out its interactive home video game console called Wii two years ago, the company hoped to target a wider demographic than just savvy young gamers. But they may not have envisioned the Wii fever that has ignited older citizens worldwide. Nancy King spent time with some enthusiastic Wii bowlers at a retirement community in Charlottesville.
Washington D.C. – The next significant set of elections in Virginia are not due until next summer, when primaries for statewide races will be held. But it looks like one of those contests is already heating up.
Tom Graham spoke with a Washington Post reporter who's been tracking the latest developments.
Charlottesville, VA – Pregnancy is often a roller coaster ride of emotional ups and downs -- that can surprise expectant mothers with its intensity. Nancy King talked about pregnancy and childbirth with a group of Charlottesville mothers and a doctor who is also a mom.