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Wednesday Jul 30 | The Virginian-Pilot

ODU student testifies she was raped by security guard

An Old Dominion University student testified Wednesday that a security guard from her apartment building near campus raped her in her bed after she arrived home from a night out with her friends.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Defense attorney says fame is additional burden in high-profile court cases

High profile defendants, especially those who were once public officials, face a specific set of challenges when they go on trial in the federal system, one lawyer explained to 13News Now Monday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Norfolk, VA, Law, Newport News, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Funeral to be held for ODU student who died in Peru

A Virginia Beach family is preparing to bury an Old Dominion University student who died while on an internship in South America.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Broderick: Don't tie federal college rating system to finances

RECENTLY, I joined 50 colleagues from nearly all of Virginia's public and private institutions of higher education in expressing our collective concerns about the federal rating system proposed for colleges and universities.

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Related Topix: Roanoke College, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Biking advocates summit in Norfolk

Bike Norfolk is a year-old grassroots advocacy group that focuses on making cycling more accessible and safer in Norfolk.

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Related Topix: Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot

Mother seeks answers in son's study abroad death

On Monday, July 14, 2014, 19-year-old Damion Wilkins was telling his mother, via Skype, about his exciting trip to the Peruvian jungle to learn about tropical diseases.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Butterfly numbers are down this summer

June and July saw unusually low numbers of every species, said Karen McCurdy, vice president of the Butterfly Society of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Virginia humanities projects receive grants

The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot

Professor: How we park says something about us

If they tend to back into spaces, it actually means they're forward-thinking, says Old Dominion University business professor Shaomin Li.

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Related Topix: Kill Devil Hills, NC, Princeton University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Local Colleges Have No Plans To Ditch SAT, ACT For Admissions

A growing list of American colleges, including Old Dominion University, is going SAT optional when it comes to admitting prospective students.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

See "The Lego Movie" free in Hampton at Mill Point Park. Pictured : Lego minifigures Emmet , Wyldstyle and Batman in the 3D computer animated adventure.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Pop/Rock, Phillip Phillips, Williamsburg, VA, Yorktown, VA, Entertainment

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Chris Horne on ODU student death in Peru

The mother of an Old Dominion University Student student and Virginia Beach native said he died this week while on a pre-med internship in Peru.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Welcome back Beverly Kidd

She grew up on the water in the Chick's Beach section of Virginia Beach. We visited Beverly Kidd's old neighborhood, and it brought back memories of crabbing and skim-boarding.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

International maritime academics converge on Norfolk

More than 200 maritime academics from all over the world are in town this week for a conference exploring the potential impacts of the expansion of the Panama Canal.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Ex-ODU student gets 25 years for killing 17-year-old

A former Old Dominion University student was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old boy last year following a botched gun purchase.

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

Hampton Roads Daily Press

TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls

The private sector needs to step it up if Hampton Roads wants to see further economic growth, Old Dominion University economist Vinod Agarwal told more than 150 attendees of the TidewaterBiz networking event on July 8. Currently, 42 percent of the region's economic output is tied to defense spending.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

ODU music professor Lee Teply dies

Lee Teply, an Old Dominion University music history professor and the music director at First Lutheran Church of Norfolk, has died.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Debt hampers Va. college graduates' financial goals

Joe Blount and his wife Rebekah knew paying for their education would be an investment.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Hampton University, Newport News, VA, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

People in the Twin Tiers: College news, military news, class reunions

College news * Heather Brautigan of Horseheads was named to the spring semester dean's list at Keuka College.

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Related Topix: Keuka College, Ithaca College, US Military, US Army, Lake Erie College, Texas

GlobeNewswire

Photo Release--Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton Tours The...

Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton Wednesday for a tour of The Apprentice School at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Newport News, VA

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