The anniversary of Roe versus Wade decision always falls when the General Assembly is in session, and it traditionally sparks a lively debate. State Senator Mamie Locke supports the landmark decision on abortion that Supreme Court handed down 41 years ago. The Hampton Democrat gets upset with lawmakers who still oppose it. Our area has had many demonstrations sponsored by groups such as Planned Parenthood (pictured) that have a stake in the future of Roe versus Wade.
Albemarle Police await confirmation from the Medical Examiner's Office.
The Office of the Dean of Students received multiple reports of an off-campus sexual assault late Thursday morning.
General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.
The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.