The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality says our region is doing a good job of recycling. Wood Hudson of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District says the recycling rate last year was 2% above 2012. The rate was almost 40%, well above the 25% rate the state wants to see. Hudson says there was a 21% increase in single-stream recycling. Declines occurred in metals and used oil and antifreeze. The figures cover Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna and Greene. (Pictured, McIntire Recycling Center)
Not many baseball fans expected the Minnesota Twins to be playoff contenders through Memorial Day, especially after their 1-6 start.
The star has offered up an early apology for any offensive remarks he may make while on his upcoming press tour for "Jurassic World."
Tom Brady's appeal won't be heard by Wednesday's 10-day deadline.
A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, May 26.