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Gardeners Transform Food Waste Into Fuel

Gardeners Transform Food Waste Into Fuel

“It’s free cooking gas,” said Monica Alinea.  Monica Alinea and her husband, Tim, are proud owners of a HomeBiogas system.  Situated in the sunny backyard of their Pensacola, Florida home, the system looks like a 7-foot rectangular, black balloon. But it’s...

Virginia Tackles Skyrocketing Drug Overdoses

Virginia Tackles Skyrocketing Drug Overdoses

Klay Porter, 32, recalls overdosing alone at his aunt's house five years ago from heroin laced with fentanyl, a synthetic opioid. He remembers slipping away and thinking “this is it.” Porter isn’t alone. Opioid overdoses led to more than 9,900 emergency room visits in...




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