The already cash-strapped city of Bristol, Virginia is now facing another round of budget battles.
Appalachian Power Company has launched a program to protect its power grid. Crews are inspecting thousands of power poles, looking for any structural damage. The company serves more than one million people, many of them in our area, and the program is supposed to help save time and money.
Daniel Ramirez Medina, whose immigration case drew widespread attention, will be released Wednesday, said his legal team.
It's pretty well established that racial segregation limits access to jobs, education, public services and other resources for people in high-poverty neighborhoods.