- n a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains
- President Bush in 940 News
Laura and I have come to Blacksburg today with hearts full of sorrow,Bush said in a six-minute speech at a convocation on the campus where 33 people, including the suspected gunman, died in two separate shootings the day before. "This is a...
- Michael Bloomberg in International Herald Tribune
What happened in Blacksburg was a terrible tragedy - 32 people were murdered. But if you take a look, 30 people are murdered every single day in America, it is just spread across 50 states, so it isn'ta newsworthy event,Bloomberg said two...
- Ralph Friedgen in Examiner.com
We have a challenge ahead of us playing Virginia Tech in Blacksburg,Friedgen said. "It's a tough place to play, but if we want to win this conference, we have to win those games."