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  • Virginia Tech, VSU to research industrial hemp

    Once banned, hemp will be the focus of research at Virginia State University and Virginia Tech. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation in March to clear the way for the research. The law is effective July 1, with the Virginia Department of Agriculture...
  • 8 to interview for North Dakota University System's top job

    The search for the next North Dakota University System chancellor was narrowed down to eight applicants Thursday, including a man who held the job until quitting nine years ago amid a power struggle with a university president. Robert Potts gained...
  • Virginia State University prof gets Fulbright Scholar grant

    An accounting and finance professor at Virginia State University is heading to the University of Nigeria next school year thanks to a Fulbright Scholar grant. Officials say Young Dimkpah Nwoye was recently awarded the grant to lecture and conduct...
  • Families sue Va., defendants over students' hazing deaths

    The state is being sued by the families of two Virginia State University students who drowned during a fraternal group's initiation. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1FEUaco ) reports that the mothers of Jauwan Holmes and Marvell Edmondson each...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...
  • Friday updates: Saturday is shaping up to be a busy day for tournaments

    Friday updates: Saturday is shaping up to be a busy day for tournaments
    For tournament schedules, click this link 4:30 UPDATE: The Ironclad is a go for Saturday. Here's the schedule: Girls semifinals 2 p.m. No. 1 Phoebus vs. No. 4 Heritage 4 p.m.: No. 3 Nansemond River vs. No. 2 King's Fork Boys final 6 p.m.: No....
  • Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning

    Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning
    It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate a good price —...
  • Merlene Adair

    Merlene Adair
    Merlene Adair, a retired Baltimore City Community College dean, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 10 at Northwest Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Pikesville. Born Merlene Elmira Day in Heathsville, Va., she was the daughter of James Day and Elmira...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Rodney Redd brings optimism to rebuilding Jamestown High's football program

    Rodney Redd brings optimism to rebuilding Jamestown High's football program
    Rodney Redd made a lot of coaching stops on the road to becoming head football coach at Jamestown High, and says that at each he "added another tool to his box." That's an apt metaphor for the challenge at Jamestown, where a massive rebuilding job lies...