BLACKSBURG Va. Menacing 70-mile-an-hour winds blew through here the morning of Monday, April 16, but the spring day portended only business as usual for residents Robert Coffey and Kimberle Badinelli, both employees at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State College. By mid-morning, Coffey, senior associate director of dining services, and Badinelli, associate director of student programs for public relations and information technology, like everyone in Blacksburg and on campus, ...

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