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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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Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Virginia State University Cares
VSU Cares program focuses on providing dental care and health screenings for those in need within the community.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Gala Raises Funds For WVSU Programs
West Virginia State University got a little star power for its annual Black and Gold Gala Saturday night.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Charleston Police Conduct Raid At Transit Mall
Charleston police made a raid on Wednesday at the Transit Mall across from the Town Center.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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.
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.