Abingdon, VA – With the dangers of nuclear power playing out in Japan, fighting in Libya pushing oil prices up, and climate scientists pointing an accusing finger at coal, America is desperate for some energy alternatives.
One that seemed promising is natural gas, a relatively clean burning fuel.
But critics now say the process of getting gas from the ground may be risky.
One of these mistakes, concerning the birthplace of Pete Hill, a Baseball Hall of Fame baseball player you've probably never heard of, was corrected recently with the unveiling of a new historical marker by the side of the road in Culpeper.
For Virginia Public Radio, Martha Woodroof reports.
Staunton – The Tucson shootings highlighted the need to improve mental health services nationwide.
Western State Hospital has long been Virginia's "last resort" for the severely mentally ill, but thanks to new drug therapies and recovery-focused treatment plans, today's hospital bears little resemblance to the place once known as Western Lunatic Asylum.