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In Today’s News

VCU Creates Artificial Intelligence for Entrepreneurship and Innovation FAQs

An artificial intelligence bot is available to answer any questions this semester about VCU’s da Vinci center along with general questions about VCU as well as campus life. The bot is named “Little Leonardo and is available at 804-923-7464.

Virginia Department of Transportation call beekeepers to save 120,000 honey bees

VDOT crews were working on trees in Powhatan recently when they came across two separate honey bee hives along Hugenot Trail. They called local beekeepers for assistance and the three beekeepers found 60,000 bees in both hives. The bees have been rescued from the trail and the work has created a safer environment on the trail for the workers as well as the public.

Police searching for suspects after 3 VUU students robbed on campus

The three students were robbed overnight Wednesday night and no one was harmed. There are no suspect descriptions at this time, and anyone with information about the robberies is asked to contact the Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

The pipeline’s operator confirmed that over 210,000 gallons were leaked out of the pipeline Thursday. Officials are still researching to find out what caused the spill. This is the largest Keystone Pipeline spill to date, and comes just days before Nebraska officials decide if the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will move forward.

Astros’ Altuve, Marlins’ Stanton take home MLB MVP awards

Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros took home the American League’s Most Valuable Player award while Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins took home the National League’s award Thursday. This is the first MVP award for both Stanton and Altuve, as well as a capping of the Astro’s season which ended in the team winning their first ever World Series.