Don’t forget your sunscreen

Earth Talk From the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Are sunscreens safe? Which ones do you recommend that will protect my skin from the sun and not cause other issues? – Bettina E., New York, N.Y. Getting a little sunshine is important for helping our bodies generate Vitamin D, an important supplement for…

Economic immunity: Are the Valley and Central Virginia recession-proof?

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Story by Chris Graham [email protected] The Shenandoah Valley is recession-proof. Charlottesville is recession-proof. I’ve heard people say this for years. As the argument goes, the local economies have two big things going for them – major universities and agriculture. Kids still go to school in recessions. And kids and everybody else still eat in recessions….