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Cox High standout Tayvion Robinson commits to Virginia Tech

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Tayvion is taking his talents to Blacksburg. On Sunday afternoon, the do-it-all Cox High standout committed to Virginia Tech.

Robinson had a top six including Maryland, Ohio State, Nebraska, UVA, and South Carolina. 51 more words

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The Columbine Case

Where were you on April 20, 1999? 

A mass shooting erupted in a Colorado high school, Columbine; 13 people were murdered on this day. 

I have no memory of this tragedy. 1,519 more words

Crime

Research on how mosquitoes drink could yield new efforts to control the spread of disease

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Summertime means the return of mosquitoes and new research is expanding what we know about the pests.

Dr. Jake Socah is an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics at Virginia Tech. 145 more words

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Weed found in Virginia that causes dangerous burns was intentionally planted

CLARKE COUNTY, Va. — The dangerous Giant Hogweed recently identified in Virginia was “planted intentionally,” according to the Virginia Tech researchers who helped identify the plant. 280 more words

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Virginia Tech professor discovers oldest footprints on earth

A team of scientists led by Shuhai Xiao at Virginia Tech College of Science have discovered the oldest known footprint ever found.

The footprint is estimated to be 540 million to 550 million years old. 314 more words

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Virginia Tech researchers hopeful positively identified Giant Hogweed will remain contained

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech researchers advise people to remain on the lookout for Giant Hogweed, but they don’t want you to worry too much. 176 more words

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