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Loudoun Basketball Coach Sentenced on Sex Charges

A former youth basketball coach in northern Virginia has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sex crimes involving a 12-year-old player on his team.

09/11/2014

A Virginia chemistry professor is growing plants on extraterrestrial materials in an already moderately successful attempt to develop and move microorganisms into space in a new discipline labeled “astroecology.” (ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Astroecology’ Researcher Growing Plants To Prepare For Space Farming

A Virginia chemistry professor is growing plants on extraterrestrial materials in an already moderately successful attempt to develop and move microorganisms into space in a new discipline labeled, “astroecology.”

06/16/2014

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Va. Educators Partner to Help Disabled Students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

04/13/2014

Mike Brennan has the magic touch in getting teams to the dance. (credit: American University Athletics)

NCAA Tournament Roundup: D.C. Area Teams Ready For March Madness

Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, and American all qualified for this year’s NCAA tournament.

03/17/2014

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Report: Virginia Gun-Related Crimes Fall as Firearms Sales Rise

A new report finds that gun-related crimes are falling in Virginia as the number of firearms sold rise.

08/05/2013

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Virginia College Student Dies In Colorado Hiking Accident

A Virginia Commonwealth University student has died in a hiking accident in Colorado.

08/09/2012

Lamb of God performs on stage in Sydney, Australia in February. (Credit: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Virginia-Based Band Thanks Fans After Frontman’s Manslaughter Arrest In Czechoslovakia

Members of death Richmond-based metal band Lamb of God are thanking their fans following the arrest of the group’s frontman in connection with a fan’s death in Czechoslovakia.

07/06/2012

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Virginia Student Wins Surgeon General’s Anti-Tobacco Video Contest

A Virginia Commonwealth University student from Manassas has won a national contest to create a video conveying the dangers of tobacco use.

05/31/2012

A member of the audience is removed while President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event on May 5, 2012 in Richmond, Va. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Woman In Black Burka Kicked Out Of Obama Campaign Event

A woman dressed in a black burka was removed during President Obama’s campaign stop at Virginia Commonwealth University Saturday.

05/07/2012

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Former Conjoined Twins Continue Recovery In Virginia

“They are enjoying life now that they’re separated,” said their mother, Lisandra Sanatis. “They enjoy seeing themselves as individuals.”

12/02/2011

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