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ABC News
Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in VirginiaTurkey but was still spared from the oven, have moved into an enclosure called
ABC News / Posted 5 hours ago
Turkey but was still spared from the oven, have moved into an enclosure called Gobbler's Rest at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, where they will be cared for by the school's Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences. Tater and Tot, who are... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Memoir of man whose hands were blown off by convicthe regained his sight. Luck that, with the help of hearing aids, he can hear.
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
he regained his sight. Luck that, with the help of hearing aids, he can hear. Lucky that the towns of Christiansburg and Blacksburg, hugging the beautiful mountains of southwest Virginia, pulled together to support the Graybeals like their... Read more
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Daily Press
Wednesday's regional sports roundup: New Kent's LaPrade, from Virginia Tech, named ACC Wrestler of Week; Hampton's Quillen gets Beamer's No. 25 for Tech's game at U.Va.15. The No. 10 Hokies return to action this Saturday when they take No. 4 Miss
Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
15. The No. 10 Hokies return to action this Saturday when they take No. 4 Missouri at 6 p.m. at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg. Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente announced Wednesday that defensive back Jovonn Quillen will wear Frank... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
DOJ: Former Virginia Tech Professor Charged in Federal Indictmentin an indictment returned yesterday, United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
in an indictment returned yesterday, United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced. Yiheng Percival Zhang, 46, of Blacksburg, Va., is charged with one count of conspiring to defraud the United States, three counts of making false... Read more
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birminghammail
John Lewis sent these amazing Christmas gifts to a John Lewisfor the store to his twitter handle, @johnlewis - patiently directing them to @
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
for the store to his twitter handle, @johnlewis - patiently directing them to @johnlewisretail.Read More The dad from Blacksburg, Virginia, has amassed a huge 35,000 followers on twitter and this year he said that it was nice to receive all... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump spares turkeys and jokes he can't overturn Obama's pardonsnodded yes. "Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned," he said. After the ceremony,
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
nodded yes. "Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned," he said. After the ceremony, the turkeys will travel to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., where they'll join Tater and Tot at the poultry science department's livestock judging pavilion, known as... Read more
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Daily Press
Tuesday's college basketball roundup: Virginia Tech, W&M sizzle from 3-point range in home triumphsJustin Bibbs scored 25 points to carry Virginia Tech to a 99-73 victory over Ho
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Justin Bibbs scored 25 points to carry Virginia Tech to a 99-73 victory over Houston Baptist on Tuesday night in Blacksburg. The hot-shooting Bibbs connected on all seven of his first-half field-goal attempts and scored 16 points for the Hokies... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bibbs, Virginia Tech cruise past Houston Baptisttowards the basket past Houston Baptist guard Will Gates Jr. (21) in the first
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
towards the basket past Houston Baptist guard Will Gates Jr. (21) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Tuesday. Nov. 21 2017. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) less Virginia Tech's Nickeil Alexander-Walker... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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11 News Houston
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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First Coast News
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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Island Packet
Unlike Virginia, Hokies love talking about The Streakcolder, just a little more bounce in practice, and everybody's more energetic b
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
colder, just a little more bounce in practice, and everybody's more energetic because we just want to keep that cup in Blacksburg. ... There's a reason why guys come here because 13 years in a row the cup stayed in Blacksburg. It's going to be... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateOnly 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0%
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
Only 9.1% of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide. Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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FOX News
Trump pardons turkey: A look at the White House's Thanksgiving traditionand Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is wel
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is welcome to visit Wishbone and Drumstick in Blacksburg, Va., but not for long. With luck, the Presidential Flock might live another year or more. A few of their... Read more
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FOX News
Trump pardons turkey: A look at the White House's Thanksgiving traditionand Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is wel
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is welcome to visit Wishbone and Drumstick in Blacksburg, Va., but not for long. With luck, the Presidential Flock might live another year or more. A few of their... Read more
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The Hill
Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey, jokes about overturning Obama'sexhibit at Virginia Tech, where they'll be cared for by students and veterinari
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
exhibit at Virginia Tech, where they'll be cared for by students and veterinarians. Tater and Tot currently reside on the Blacksburg campus. Although Drumstick was chosen as the 2017 National Thanksgiving Turkey via an online vote, both birds... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every stateof Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
of Burlington adults are in fair or poor health, well below the 15.0% share of adults nationwide.Virginia Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4%... Read more
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FOX News
Trump to pardon turkey: A look at the White House's Thanksgiving traditionand Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is wel
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is welcome to visit Wishbone and Drumstick in Blacksburg, Va., but not for long. With luck, the Presidential Flock might live another year or more. A few of their... Read more
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FOX News
Trump to pardon turkey: A look at the White House's Thanksgiving traditionand Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is wel
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and Tot. Other birds have been sent to farms and mini zoos. The public is welcome to visit Wishbone and Drumstick in Blacksburg, Va., but not for long. With luck, the Presidential Flock might live another year or more. A few of their... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
President Trump to continue tradition of pardoning turkey at the White Housewill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler’s Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler’s Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut their stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut their stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut their stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Daily Herald
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut their stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Daily Press
Rivalry week dredges up old hatred, serves notice to Hokies that U.Va. has improvedfor the Tech-U.Va. rivalry. In his redshirt freshman year in 2014, it got ugly
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
for the Tech-U.Va. rivalry. In his redshirt freshman year in 2014, it got ugly before the two 5-6 teams even kicked off in Blacksburg, and he was in the middle of it. “When we first came out of the tunnel, it was a night game here at Lane... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt notebook: Coach Pat Narduzzi talks Virginia Tech endingTech defenders stop Pittsburgh's Darrin Hall (22) near the goal line on the fin
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Tech defenders stop Pittsburgh's Darrin Hall (22) near the goal line on the final play of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Nov. 18 2017. Virginia Tech won, 20-14. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) Pitt coach Pat... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winne
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech, joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler's Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Showbird turkeys seeking Trump pardon must first strut stuffwill finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech , joining the 2016 winn
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
will finish out their lives in leisure at Virginia Tech , joining the 2016 winners, Tater and Tot, at Gobbler’s Rest in Blacksburg. With luck, they might live another year or more. A few of their predecessors have hit the ripe old age of 2. Very... Read more
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Daily Press
U.Va. players looking forward, not to the past in Virginia Tech rivalryseason, behind 105 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Sam Rogers, the Hokies
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
season, behind 105 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Sam Rogers, the Hokies rolled to a 52-10 win over U.Va. in Blacksburg. Tech owns a 56-37-5 record in the series, which dates back to 1895 and will be played Friday for the 99th... Read more
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