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President Obama Releases His NCAA BracketPresident Barack Obama's bracket has Kentucky going all the way in the NCAA tournament, beating Villanova in the championship game.
VCU President Calls SATs 'Flawed,' Stressing GPA InsteadVirginia Commonwealth University is stressing grades over SAT scores.
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.
'Astroecology' Researcher Growing Plants To Prepare For Space FarmingA 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.”
Va. Educators Partner to Help Disabled StudentsEducators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.
NCAA Tournament Roundup: D.C. Area Teams Ready For March MadnessVirginia, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, and American all qualified for this year's NCAA tournament.
Report: Virginia Gun-Related Crimes Fall as Firearms Sales RiseA new report finds that gun-related crimes are falling in Virginia as the number of firearms sold rise.
Virginia College Student Dies In Colorado Hiking AccidentA Virginia Commonwealth University student has died in a hiking accident in Colorado.
Virginia-Based Band Thanks Fans After Frontman's Manslaughter Arrest In CzechoslovakiaMembers 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.
Virginia Student Wins Surgeon General's Anti-Tobacco Video ContestA Virginia Commonwealth University student from Manassas has won a national contest to create a video conveying the dangers of tobacco use.
Woman In Black Burka Kicked Out Of Obama Campaign EventA woman dressed in a black burka was removed during President Obama’s campaign stop at Virginia Commonwealth University Saturday.
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."
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