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  • Making Security Videos For Schools

    Making Security Videos For Schools
    Violence and crime in schools are events everyone seeks to prevent. Events such as the Newtown, Columbine or Virginia Tech shootings, and many peer to peer theft cases continue to happen regardless of those efforts. In response to these events, many...
  • Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

    Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home. The fuzzy picture...
  • WVU, Va. coal company at odds over research papers

    Alpha Natural Resources is seeking thousands of documents related to the research of a former West Virginia University professor who blames mountaintop coal mining for increased health risks. The Virginia-based energy company is arguing before the West...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Harvell gains 400th win as CNU baseball coach as Captains sweep

    COLLEGES: Baseball: John Harvell earned his 399th and 400th victories as Christopher Newport's coach Wednesday as the Captains (5-1) swept a doubleheader at North Carolina Wesleyan to end a three-week, weather-plagued layoff. CNU won Game 1 5-3 with...
  • Man charged in Virginia student's slaying appears in court

    The parents of a slain University of Virginia student watched from the second row of a courtroom Wednesday as a judge agreed to delay the trial of the man facing murder charges in the case. John Graham peered over the top of his glasses at Jesse...
  • Pitt senior Phillips-Nwankwo eyeing different path

    It would have been easy to bail. Nobody would have blamed him. Way too much work. Way too little reward. Way too much else going on in Aron Phillips-Nwankwo's life. Only he couldn't. What would his mother have said? When the rest of his family asked if...
  • January home sales increase across Virginia

    January home sales increase across Virginia
    Home sales continue to grow across the state and Hampton Roads, but it may be too early to call it a return to the 2005 and 2007 seller's market, according to an area economist. "The market is improving," said Gary Wagner, Strome College of Business...
  • Defense seeks delay in man's trial over U.Va student's death

    Attorneys for the man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student are asking a judge to delay his trial. Media outlets report that Jesse Matthew Jr.'s lawyers filed a motion for a continuance Monday. They also asked the state to...
  • Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach

    Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach
    Coach Fred Pennington, who influenced thousands of students during a three-decade career at Evans High School, will now help students for decades more. A group of alumni has contributed $202,000 to endow a scholarship in his name for basketball...
  • U of Illinois asks court to dismiss professor's lawsuit

    The University of Illinois has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a professor who lost a job offer from the school over anti-Israel Twitter posts. University lawyers on Wednesday filed a motion arguing that Steven Salaita had no...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Old Dominion hires Forrest as wide receivers coach

    COLLEGES: Football: Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder hired Arick Forrest as the Monarchs’ wide receivers coach. A native of Dublin, Ohio, Forrest was a graduate assistant for the Monarchs the previous three seasons. He worked primarily with the...