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South Boston Speedway Prepares for Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown Video included

Halifax Co., VA - More than 8,000 racing fans will flock to Halifax County tomorrow for one of their biggest racing events in years.

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UPDATE: Amherst County Investigates Early Morning Shooting

Amherst Co., VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights this morning.

Maldonado Sentenced to 30 Years for 2012 Murder

Lynchburg, VA - Jose Maldonado has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the stabbing death of Mark Rowley in September 2012. The judge gave Maldonado a 50-year sentence with 20 years suspended.

63rd Anniversary of Moton School Strike Commemorated In Farmville Video included

Farmville, VA - It's a movement that few outside our area know of, but locals say it was the beginning of the civil rights fight of the 1950s.

Avoiding Tragedy: Keeping Kids Away From Guns Video included

Franklin Co.,VA - Franklin County Deputies say it was an accident Monday, when a 12 year old boy got a hold of a handgun; it accidentally fired and killed his 7 year old brother.

Lynchburg City Council Votes on Employee Pay Raises

Lynchburg, VA - Bids for the Heritage High School project came in well below what Lynchburg City officials had anticipated

UPDATE: Seven Year Old Found Dead in Franklin County Video included

UPDATE:  According to officials, the preliminary investigation indicates that the seven year old was playing at a neighbor's house with his twelve year old brother. 

Danville Landlord Ordered To Pay $25,000 For Housing Discrimination Video included

Danville, VA - What started out as a seemingly innocent ad for a rental home, ended with offensive results for a Danville woman.

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