The gift of life
Of the more than 109,000 Americans currently awaiting organ transplants, over 87,000 are waiting for a kidney. In 2009 there were 15,000 organ transplants performed in the United States. Every day 18 people die while waiting for a transplant of a vital organ, such as a kidney, heart or lung.
posted 12.22.2010Dog on a mission!
Dogs seem to have a sixth sense. Maybe it’s their combination of superior smell and hearing that has helped make dogs mankind’s friend through the ages. Buck is a friendly, energetic, yellow lab that spends most of his time in Richmond, confined by an invisible fence.
posted 12.22.2010Sea-level study brings good and bad news to Hampton Roads
A new study of local sea-level trends by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) brings both good and bad news to localities concerned with coastal inundation and flooding along the shores of Chesapeake Bay.
posted 12.20.2010Condo lawsuit court hearing due Monday
The Potomac Timber Investments’ lawsuit against the Urbanna Town Council is scheduled for a hearing in Middlesex Circuit Court on Monday, December 20, at 9:30 a.m. The docket indicates 3 hours have been set aside for the hearing before Judge R. Bruce Long.