Award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario will speak on illegal immigration on September 18 at Northside Library at 1pm and at The Haven at 6:30pm, as part of Welcoming Week programming. Publicity image

Journalist Sonia Nazario exposes the plight of illegal immigration

Sonia Nazario knew she wanted to be a journalist when she was a teenager. Growing up in Argentina in the 1970s, she witnessed the country’s “dirty war,” during which a terrorist military tortured and murdered 30,000 citizens. Nazario remembers asking her mother why the dead included reporters. “My mom said these reporters were trying to […]

Deer crossing

Deer crossing

There are more than 50,000 deer-vehicle collisions in Virginia each year. One local scientist has a low-cost solution.    May 3, 2013. It’s 7:50 in the morning. A 51-year-old man driving an SUV west on I-64 collides with a deer. The man is unhurt; police notify VDOT that they’ll need to remove the carcass. October […]