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CFT: Backup receiver no longer a Hokie

Heading into summer camp, Virginia Tech has suddenly found itself a little thinner at the wide receiver position. A Tech spokesperson confirmed to the media that sophomore Kevin Asante will not be on the Hokies football team this season.  No reason was given for the parting of ways, nor was there an Full story

Fund gives aid to Boston bombing victims

   In the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, officials announced the creation of the One Fund Boston to aid victims of the attack, many who have become amputees. Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund, discusses.

Fund for Boston victims has raised more than $21M

   Kenneth Feinberg has handled compensation for Virginia Tech shooting victims and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and now he is the administrator for the One Fund, which will compensate the victims of the Boston Marathon twin bombings. The One Fund has currently raised over $21M and has had more t

App to get drinks faster at busy bars?

   Two Virginia Tech students are working on a new app called 'DrinkUp' which helps you get a drink faster at busy bars. WSLS's Katie Love reports.

Man-Size Jellyfish Robot Could Ply the Seas

A giant, slimy, tentacled robot modeled after one of the world's largest jellyfish could be a precursor to self-powered, autonomous robots that monitor the seas, map the seafloor and even reveal secrets of marine life, engineers say. Full story

The role of mental health in national tragedies

   Colin Goddard of The Brady Campaign, and a survivor of the Virginia Tech shootings, talks about mental illness and the gun control debate with Alex Wagner and the members of the NOW panel.

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  Tragic shootings a recurring nightmare in US

The shooting in Connecticut is a tragedy that’s become a recurring nightmare. From Columbine to Virginia Tech to a movie theater in Aurora, Co.. Why does this keep happening? MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Jon Shane, professor of criminal justice at John Jay College join Rev. Al Sharpton.

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