The elected leaders of Nelson County want Dominion Resources to stop its surveying work on a proposed natural gas pipeline until the company sends representatives to Lovingston to discuss the project. Dominion has included Nelson on a proposed natural gas pipeline route that stretches from West Virginia to North Carolina. The Nelson Supervisors have approved a resolution that seeks several items, including a general location map of the proposed route of the pipeline.
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.