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Virginia College Harvests Algae Into Biodiesel Fuel

The College of William and Mary is turning fish-killing algae into biodiesel fuel for cars and other gas-guzzling machines. The project is too...

Virginia Tech Professor Heads Peace Center

"Virginia Tech professor Jerzy Nowak, whose wife was one of 32 people killed by a student gunman on campus last year, will head a...
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NY Yankees Honor Victims with Exhibition Game at Virginia Tech (Video)

The New York Yankees made a pilgrimage to honor the 32 victims of the shooting rampage at Virginia Tech. The team then took to...

Virginia Tech Shooting: Crisis Charity Offers Tips, Tools to Deal with Aftermath

Following the fatal shooting of dozens of students at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, the national children's crisis charity KidsPeace is issuing expert tips...

When Woman is Drawn to Number Combination, It Wins Her 30 Different Lotto Prizes in the Same Drawing

This woman could not shake her strange attraction towards a 4-digit combination, and it turned out to be for good reason.

You Can Now Avoid Red Lights Thanks to Audi’s New Onboard Tech That Suggests Speeds

The systems could save drivers tons of gas and frustration now that is has been launched in over a dozen American cities.

Officer Becomes Hero to Neighborhood Kids After Sitting Down to Play With Girls Who ‘Were Afraid of Cops’

This police officer has become a local celebrity after he took the time to befriend some local children who expressed a fear of cops.

Good News in History, February 22

140 years ago today, Frank Woolworth opened the first of many 5-and-10-cent stores in Utica, New York. His F. W. Woolworth Company was arguably the most...

Church Raises $100K Through Month-Long Fast So They Can Pay Off Student Debt for 34 Grads

Thanks to the efforts of a Virginia church, dozens of graduating students are finishing their  college education with zero debt or outstanding tuition. For the...

Working Mom of Two Kids Has Won 11 World Boxing Titles – and She’s Still Not Finished at 42 Years Old

There are not many boxers who are in their 40s – but that hasn't stopped this mother-of-two from taking down her opponents in the ring.

Los Mineros de Carbón Apalaches que Perdieron su Trabajo Están Siendo Entrenados para ser Apicultores – Gratis

Con el lento declive de la industria de carbón, residentes de Virginia del oeste están entusiásticamente haciéndose cargo de las abejas como un nuevo...

Good News in History, February 8

Happy 87th birthday to John Williams, the Academy Award-winning composer of some of the finest film scores in history, including Star Wars, Jaws, Raiders...

Good News in History, February 7

100 years ago today, Desmond Doss, the US Army corporal who saved 75 men while refusing to carry a weapon during one of the worst...

Appalachian Coal Miners Who Lost Their Jobs Are Being Retrained as Beekeepers – for Free

As a means of lifting former coal miners out of poverty, this West Virginia nonprofit is retraining them to be beekeepers.

New Bipartisan Legislation Making Animal Cruelty a Felony is Finally Expected to Pass

Animal lovers are rejoicing over a new piece of legislation that is expected to make animal cruelty a felony. The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT)...

Boeing’s Flying Air Taxi Has Just Completed Its First Test Flight – And It’s Electric!

The company's “air taxi” could be commercially available to the public as soon as 2023.

15-Year-old Autistic Boy Gets Lifetime Supply of Favorite Peanut Butter, Shares With Furloughed Workers

This 15-year-old boy with autism worked hard to get a lifetime supply of peanut butter – and now he is sharing his fortune with those in need.

When I Was Alone at the Hospital at 4AM, a Lyft Driver Restored My Faith in Humanity

I had not slept in days, and when I was released from the hospital at 4AM, I was anticipating an awkward drive home – but I was pleasantly surprised.

Hula Dancing is Proving to Be an Unlikely Source of Reform for Male Prisoners

Though hula dancing is usually associated with grass skirts and dashboard figurines, these male inmates have found spiritual relief in the Hawai'ian art.

Good News in History, January 13

51 years ago today, Johnny Cash recorded his landmark album At Folsom Prison, playing before 2,000 inmates in California. For 13 years, since recording his...