- Hurricane Rita changed form a Tropical Strom to a category 5 hurricane in just 30 hours. Her strong winds are pushing towards the Texas coastline, causing millions to evacuate the area.
- It costs a pretty penny to live in Charlottesville, in comparison to other cities. That high cost of living in combination with low annual average pay means a lot less expendable income for local workers.
- This school year there's a shortage of the meningitis vaccine on college campuses nationwide and a local man helped make a key decision that's bumped up the demand for these shots.