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01 Mar 2010

CNS Stories for Week 7 (Feb. 22-28)

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week. Headlines include: “Marshall Demands Apology for ‘Slanderous’ Story” … “House and Senate Negotiate Over Budget” … “Concerns Voiced About Student-Athletes’ Concussions” … “‘Pothole Blitz’ Seeks to Repair Virginia’s Roads.”

23 Feb 2010

‘Richmond 34’ Remembered and Honored

Fifty years ago, 34 students from Virginia Union University were arrested for conducting a sit-in to integrate the “whites-only” lunch counter at the Thalhimers department store. Virginia recently honored the “Richmond 34” with a historic marker for challenging racial segregation.