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Virginia Tech Shootings

John Mayer, Dave Matthews to Play Virginia Tech

Originally posted 08/01/2007 02:30PM

John Mayer and the Dave Matthews Band are set to play a special concert at Virginia Tech on Sept. 6 to help the university and its students begin the new school year on a positive note following April's tragedy there.

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Shooter's Family: 'We Are Living a Nightmare'

Shooter's Family: 'We Are Living a Nightmare'

Originally posted 04/20/2007 05:30PM

The family of Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho issued an anguished statement Friday, saying they feel "hopeless, helpless and lost" and that they "never could have envisioned that he was capable of so much violence."

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Horror at Virginia Tech : A Sorrow Beyond Words

Horror at Virginia Tech : A Sorrow Beyond Words

Originally posted 04/19/2007 12:00PM

They tell of hearing gunshots and seeing friends running and the cold, sudden clasp of fear – this is real. "We heard the shots getting closer, moving toward us, down the hallway," says Andrey Andreyev, 19, a student at Virginia Tech, who at first did not understand the sounds coming from a classroom next door to his. "Once we heard the screams, there were no longer any questions about what was happening."

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Virginia Tech Horror: In Their Own Words

Virginia Tech Shootings

'I Played Dead'

Originally posted 04/19/2007 07:00AM

Clay Violand, 20, an international relations major, was in French class in Norris 211 when Seung-Hui Cho began his shooting spree that eventually left 33 people dead. In an e-mail, Violand tells PEOPLE the chilling details of the attack. (He e-mailed his story because, "I don't have a cell phone – it's still in my backpack in the class where we were.")

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Shooter Sent 'Disturbing' Package Between Rampages

Virginia Tech Shootings

UpdatePosted 04/18/2007 06:30PM

Shooter Sent 'Disturbing' Package to NBC Between Rampages

Originally posted 04/18/2007 02:00PM

In between rampages, Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho took time to send NBC News a package of "very disturbing" and "profanity-laced" materials, including an angry manifesto, photos and a video of him expressing hatred toward the rich, a network official says.

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COVER STORY: Witnesses of the Va. Tech Chaos

Virginia Tech Shootings

COVER STORY: Virginia Tech Witnesses Recall Chaos

Originally posted 04/18/2007 08:40AM

They are the witnesses who were in the line of fire on Monday when Seung-Hui Cho went on the deadliest shooting spree in American history. Here, in excerpts from PEOPLE's cover story, those who saw the horror firsthand recall the chaos of those terrifying moments – and one professor's stunning bravery.

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Virginia Tech Victims Mourned in Online Memorials

UpdatePosted 04/17/2007 05:10PM

Virginia Tech Victims Mourned in Online Memorials

Originally posted 04/17/2007 04:00PM

Survivors and friends of the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre spoke out Tuesday on blog postings and memorial pages on MySpace and Facebook, as authorities in Blacksburg began releasing the names of those killed:

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President Bush Tells VT Survivors to Find Strength

Bush Tells VT Survivors to Find Strength

Originally posted 04/17/2007 03:15PM

President Bush spoke Tuesday afternoon on the campus of Virginia Tech, where the day before 33 people were killed in the biggest mass shooting in U.S. history.

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Virginia Tech Suspect Called 'A Loner'

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Virginia Tech Suspect Called 'A Loner'

Originally posted 04/17/2007 01:45PM

Details are emerging in the background of Cho Seung-Hui, the 23-year-old suspect in the Virginia Tech massacre that left 33 people dead and others hospitalized.

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Gunman Identified as Virginia Tech Student

UpdatePosted 04/17/2007 11:30AM

Gunman Identified as Virginia Tech Student

Originally posted 04/17/2007 08:00AM

The suspect in the deadliest school shooting in history has been identified by authorities as Cho Seung-Hui, 23, a senior undergraduate English major at Virginia Tech, it was announced at a news conference Tuesday morning.

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