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AKPsi’s “Walk to Remember” raises $4,600 for Alzheimer’s Association

RADFORD, Va.- Every 68 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. There are five million people living with the disease right now. By the year 2025, there will be as many as 16 million affected by the disease. For Mary Pat Hanson, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s is more than just raising money for a good … Continue reading

Virginia Tech loses wrongful death case, Montgomery county jury awards families $8M

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.- “We the jury, find in favor of the plaintiff…” were the only words heard in the courtroom before Celeste Peterson’s cries from the gallery filled the area. After over three hours of deliberation on Wednesday, a Montgomery county jury found Virginia Tech guilty of negligence for not alerting students immediately after the first … Continue reading

Santorum believes college is not for everyone

Former Pennsylvania senator/Republican candidate Rick Santorum has caught many people’s attention with his outlandish views on social issues over the last few months. His most recent attack was towards President Barack Obama’s advocacy for higher education for all.   “President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college,” said Santorum, at … Continue reading