BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - A U.S. Department of Education judge has overturned a federal fine imposed on Virginia Tech, saying the school did not violate the law in its response to the campus massacre that left 33 people dead in 2007.
Administrative Judge Ernest Canellos determined that the university's actions on April 16, 2007, didn't violate the Clery Act, which requires schools to issue timely warnings of campus threats. Virginia Tech had appealed a $55,000 fine issued by the Department of Education.
Virginia Tech officials said Friday they're satisfied by the decision overturning the ruling but that sadness remains about the slayings nearly five years ago.
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The Wake Forest football program has a new head coach and he has ties to the Commonwealth. Wake officially introduced Dave Clawson as its new head coach Tuesday December 10, 2013. Clawson led BowlingFull Story
Clawson led Bowling Green to a 10-3 record this season and a Mid-American Conference Championship. He was the head coach at Richmond from 2004-2007 and replaces UVa alum Jim Grobe at Wake who resigned after 13 years last week.Full Story