Thursday May 9
Ken Cuccinelli supports hydraulic-fracking in the George Washington Nat Forest
Environmentally conscious Virginians were handed another reason to vote against Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday after he told a Roanoke-area group in Troutville that he was a proponent of hydraulic- fracking for natural gas in the George Washington National Forest.
Study to widen Interstate 81 expanded
A study into the possibility of widening Interstate 81 in the Roanoke and New River valleys has been expanded to include additional interstate mileage in Botetourt County, state highway officials said Friday.