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3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Beach lawyer in gay rights case finds his calling

At first glance, you'd likely never see Bob Ruloff as someone who initiated what could become a landmark gay marriage court case.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Virginia Beach, VA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

ODU helps develop evacuation model for disasters

It took nine hours to get most of the people to the interstate across the river when the zombies closed in on Charleston, W.Va.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach should know not to float maglev plans

Here comes Tony Morris, president and CEO of American Maglev Technology, touting an audacious proposal to bring his fledgling transportation system to Virginia Beach.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Salsa, a language of movement

Zoe Wambaugh could barely hear the man's question over the throbbing salsa music that pulsated through the Mambo Room on this Friday night.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Poetry Month events continue

The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Williamsburg, VA, Hampton, VA, Entertainment

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Person robbed near off-campus ODU housing in Norfolk

An alert was sent out around 6:20 a.m. Thursday about the Wednesday night robbery near the Village 3 apartments, which are off Killam Avenue and 45th Street.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Man guilty of murder in botched Chesapeake gun sale

By the end of the day, the seller - 17-year-old Justice Hinton - was dead and Robinson was in handcuffs.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Chesapeake, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Forum on coal dust effects set in Norfolk

The forum, called "Norfolk's Coal Dust Blues," is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the Webb Center at Old Dominion University.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Chesapeake, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

McPhillips: A push for entrepreneurs in Hampton Roads

The bad news is that economic recovery in Hampton Roads has stalled, as evidenced by the recent release of a national employment report estimating that our region lost 4,000 jobs between December 2013 and January 2014, resulting in the largest decline since April 2009.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

ODU defense shows improvement in Spring Game

With the attention always on the offense, the Old Dominion University defense stepped its game up in the annual Blue-White Spring football game on Saturday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Virginia Women's Conference, "A Woman's Playbook for Wealth, Wellness and Wisdom," hosted by Old Dominion University and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at the Webb Center on the ODU campus in Norfolk.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Michael Spearman

Old Dominion University Police have charged a security guard in the investigation of a female student's alleged sexual assault off campus.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Virginia Beach looks at new rail technology

UPDATE 4/7: The President of American Maglev Technology, Tony Morris, was in Virginia Beach Monday and told 13News Now he thinks his rail technology is the right fit for the city.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Action! ODU's first feature film

A lone reporter drives and drives and drives, seeking but not finding the film crew that's supposed to be out here shooting a psychological thriller.

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Examiner.com

Jose Vargas to Speak at Old Dominion University

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jose Vargas will make a speaking engagement at Old Dominion University on Tuesday April 8 at 7:30 pm .

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

HRT considers eliminating two Norfolk bus routes

Hampton Roads Transit will host two public meetings in Norfolk in April to get public comment on the proposed elimination of local bus routes 16 and 17. The proposal follows a decision by the Norfolk City Council to discontinue funding for the two routes because of low ridership.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

ODU Police arrest robbery suspect

Old Dominion University Police have charged a 22-year-old man in connection to a robbery at a Tropical Smoothie Cafe on campus last month.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

For today's college students, accounting a rising field

Brandon Sabetta got his first taste of business when he was 12. His father would call from work, asking Brandon to check the status of a few stocks on CNBC.

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Related Topix: Radford University, Chesapeake, VA, Norfolk, VA, Liberty University, George Mason University

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

International Festival, "Peter and the Wolf"

ODU's annual International Festival 2014 , global food court, international bazaar, children's activities, outdoor petting zoo.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

The Virginian-Pilot

Oyster Roast, "Million Dollar Quartet"

Raw, roasted and fried oysters, fish and more. 1 to 4 p.m. at Khedive Shrine Center, 645 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake.

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Related Topix: Theater, Million Dollar Quartet, Chesapeake, VA, Norfolk, VA

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