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AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos. 1-4. … Continue reading AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

NORFOLK, Va | Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

NORFOLK, Va.  — This was supposed to be a relatively easy road trip for Virginia Tech. Cross the state, connect with some its fans and maybe a few recruits there, and pick up a routine victory against Old Dominion. The Monarchs and their backup quarterback turned the Hokies first visit to their stadium into maybe … Continue reading NORFOLK, Va | Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind backup QB

DETROIT | Museum a fitting host for Aretha Franklin’s public viewings

DETROIT  — Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. Paula Marie Seniors says the setting for the public viewings Tuesday and Wednesday couldn’t be more fitting. The associate professor of Africana studies at Virginia Tech … Continue reading DETROIT | Museum a fitting host for Aretha Franklin’s public viewings

U.S. Department of State News: TechGirls From the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Twenty-eight teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls exchange program from July 8–August 1, 2018.  During their three weeks in the United States, participants will strengthen and develop technical skills, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: TechGirls From the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

North Carolina hoping to get back on track this week

January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— North Carolina has gone through a bumpy national title defense, most of its struggles coming during the ACC season. The Tar Heels went 11-2 during the nonconference season but have opened league play 5-4 after losing both of their games last week. North Carolina dropped nine places to No. 19 in the … Continue reading North Carolina hoping to get back on track this week

Cowboy up: Oklahoma State gets past Virginia Tech, 30-21

ORLANDO, Fla/December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –They started playing football at Oklahoma State 116 years ago, and never in that span had there been a run of three consecutive 10-win seasons. Until now. Mason Rudolph threw for 351 yards and a pair of touchdowns on his way to winning game MVP honors, James Washington had a … Continue reading Cowboy up: Oklahoma State gets past Virginia Tech, 30-21