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10 hrs ago | Fluvanna Review

Local man with disabilities helps others

Being born with the birth defect Spina bifida has taught John Verga some tough lessons in life but it has also taught him how to live.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Lake Monticello, VA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hopewell News

Ex-VSU player's charges reduced

A former Virginia State University football standout who spent months as a fugitive from law enforcement after nearly 10 pounds of marijuana and several firearms were found at his residence will not serve any prison time.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Virginia

Black Enterprise

Earth Day 2014: How One Poet Uses Her Art To Save a Community

Crystal Good is a West Virginian poet and social entrepreneur who uses her art to spark interest and change.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Appalachia, VA, African-American, Arts, Poetry, Activism

WCHS-TV Charleston

Law Enforcement Officers From All Over The State Train for Drug Interdiction

Officers from all over the state gathered at West Virginia State University Tuesday for a drug interdiction training program.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University, Wicomico County, MD

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WOAY

Farmers and business leaders teaming up

The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority is hosting "Farm, Food, and Finance," a class designed to bring local growers together with folks in the community.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Virginia State University Cares

VSU Cares program focuses on providing dental care and health screenings for those in need within the community.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit Takes Root in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA- Several groundbreaking organizations came together in Lynchburg for the second day of the first-ever Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Lynchburg, VA

Newswise

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Computers, Virginia Commonwealth University

SFGate

Racial slur found in theater owned by W.Va. HBCU

A racial slur spray-painted inside the West Virginia State University Capital Center Theater is being investigated by federal authorities.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

West Virginia State University EDC Workshop Explores Exciting World of 3D Animation

Join animator This hands-on workshop will introduce beginners to the open-source 3D software Blender that is available as a free download.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

US News & World Report

How to Budget For Health Care Expenses in Retirement

Should you plan on getting healthier once you retire, or is it smarter to work on wellness in advance? New research indicates that entering retirement in good health can result in a major cost savings: Those who retire in good health may need 19 percent less money over the course of retirement than people with chronic conditions and bad habits, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, West Virginia State University

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Conference for middle school girls is Saturday

The Elkins Branch of AAUW announces the Expanding Your Horizons Conference for middle school girls from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. on Saturday at West Virginia State University in Dunbar.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University, Randolph County, WV, Science / Technology, NASA

SoVaNow.com

Sweet IDEA?

Virginia State University is seeking $809,092 from the Virginia Tobacco Commission so an assistant professor of alternative crops, Dr. Laban Rutto, can help Southside Virginia farmers tap into an emerging health craze by growing sweet sorghum.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Gala Raises Funds For WVSU Programs

West Virginia State University got a little star power for its annual Black and Gold Gala Saturday night.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Hopewell News

Charges dropped in stabbing

A Virginia State University student who stabbed another student in October during a homecoming event was had his charges dismissed in Chesterfield County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Fort Washington, MD

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue North Central executive to be provost at West Virginia State

Kumara Jayasuriya has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs at West Virginia State University.

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Related Topix: Purdue University North Central, West Virginia State University

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fort Hood Orders Post To "Shelter In Place" After Shots Reported Fired

Fort Hood has ordered everyone at the Texas Army base to "shelter in place" after shots were reported fired.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX

WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Police Conduct Raid At Transit Mall

Charleston police made a raid on Wednesday at the Transit Mall across from the Town Center.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, West Virginia State University

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WCHSTV.Com To Live Stream WVTAP News Conference On Water Testing

Whether they were mentioned as parts per million or parts per billion, the screening levels for water testing has sparking concern and confusion among many residents during the West Virginia water crisis.

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Related Topix: West Virginia State University

Crain's Detroit Business

'A hero among us': Banker's counsel, influence aided rise of Detroit's black business community

Aubrey Lee used his managerial role at the National Bank of Detroit to bring in more African-Americans as employees and extend commercial loans to minorities.

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Related Topix: African-American, Detroit, MI, Morehouse College

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