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  • Feinberg History With 9/11 May Give Glimpse of GM Program

    Ken Feinberg gained prominence compensating victims after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the BP Plc oil spill, developing methods that show he’s likely to be a tough negotiator in deciding how much money people get for injuries they had in defective General Motors Co. cars.

  • Seattle University Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded

    A man armed with a shotgun opened fire at a private Christian university in Seattle, killing one person and wounding three, before being pepper-sprayed and subdued by students, police said.

  • Virginia Tech Falling Short of Selling Orange Bowl Ticket Allotment

    Once Again, Virginia Tech Finding Orange Bowl Tickets to Be a Tough Sell By Mark Giannotto Dec. 30 (Washington Post) -- BLACKSBURG, VA. - Two years after falling more than 14,000 tickets short of selling its ticket allotment to the Orange Bowl, Virginia Tech is again facing ticket sale issues as it prepares to face No. 5 Stanford on Monday. In conjunction with membership in the BCS, each participating school is expected to buy one-fourth of the tickets available for its bowl game. In the Orange Bowl's case, that means Virginia Tech and Stanford are on the hook for 17,500 tickets each. When the Hokies came to South Florida following the 2008 regular season, they sold just more than 3,300 of their 17,500 tickets. Virginia Tech again expects to take a heavy loss this year. As of last week, the Hokies had sold around 6,500 of their ticket allotment. Tim East, Virginia Tech's associate athletic director for external affairs, said they expect sales to continue

  • Two Dead in Virginia Tech Campus Shooting

    Virginia Tech, the site of a 2007 massacre in which 33 people died, reported that one of its police officers was shot and killed on campus after a traffic stop and another person was found dead from a gunshot wound in a parking lot.

  • Virginia Tech, Ohio, Texas Tech Win in College Football Bowls

    Cody Journell kicked a 22-yard field goal to help Virginia Tech to a 13-10 overtime victory over Rutgers University in college football’s Russell Athletic Bowl.

  • Rape Charges Show Risk as States Ignore Forced-Drug Laws

    Somewhere lost inside his head is the charmer, loyal brother, doting son. Now only the madness speaks.

  • McDermott Starts Health Consultantcy: Business of Law

    McDermott Will & Emery LLP is starting a new health-consulting subsidiary, called McDermott+Consulting, to offer an interdisciplinary approach to health-care clients.

  • Virginia High Court Tosses Verdict in Virginia Tech Case

    Virginia Tech University couldn’t have foreseen the subsequent rampage of a lone gunman after two students were found shot to death in a dorm room, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled, reversing a jury’s wrongful death verdict against the state.

  • Alabama to Play Virginia Tech in 2013 College Football Season Opening Game

    The University of Alabama will face Virginia Tech to begin the 2013 college football season.

  • Cornell Taps Virginia Tech Assistant Courtney as Basketball Coach, AP Says

    Cornell University hired Virginia Tech assistant Bill Courtney as basketball coach, succeeding Steve Donahue, who left for Boston College this month, the Associated Press reported.

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