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Choppin It Up with Tomisha Price Brock

Introducing Tomisha Price Brock. Tomisha is the Head Band Director at Clark Atlanta University. Tomisha has had an interesting path in our craft and we are honored to bring you this conversation. 83 more words

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VSU's Reggie Barlow shares connection with Washington Redskins

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State head coach Reggie Barlow and Washington Redskins’ Vice President of Player Personnel Doug Williams are chuckling and jabbing each other at training camp in Richmond as if no time has passed since they first met in 1996. 174 more words

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VSU among state universities researching uses for hemp

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Hemp farming could be making a comeback in Virginia after being legal for decades.

Researchers are growing the plant at Virginia State University, which is one of three universities in the state studying hemp as a possible cash crop for Virginia. 316 more words

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Virginia universities researching uses for hemp

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three universities in Virginia are conducting research on industrial hemp after the state legalized cultivation of the crop for research purposes two years ago. 88 more words

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VSU honored with 2 prestigious awards at HBCU awards ceremony

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State University was honored with two prestigious awards over the weekend at the 2017 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Awards ceremony. 207 more words

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Police lift lockdown on VSU campus after 'threatening phone call'

ETTRICK, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State University’s lockdown has been lifted after authorities investigated a reported bomb threat.

Shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday, the university received a ‘threatening phone call,’ according to Virginia State Police. 155 more words

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Lockdown lifted at VSU after caller made bomb threat

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -– A nine-hour lockdown on the campus of Virginia State University was lifted early Thursday morning after police conducted a full sweep of the university following a Wednesday evening bomb threat. 396 more words

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