Hearing scheduled for Virginia Tech

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A hearing is scheduled for Virginia Tech, to appeal the fines it received after the 2007 shooting rampage that killed 32-students and faculty members.

The US Department of Education fined the university $55,000 for failing to notify the campus sooner about the shootings.

The agency says Virginia Tech violated a federal campus safety law.

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