| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:13 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:07 AM
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...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:37 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2015
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...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:51 AM
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4:30 UPDATE: The Ironclad is a go for Saturday. Here's the schedule:
2 p.m. No. 1 Phoebus vs. No. 4 Heritage
4 p.m.: No. 3 Nansemond River vs. No. 2 King's Fork
6 p.m.: No....
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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 —...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:48 AM
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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:36 PM
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...