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Opening Statements Set in Ex-Va. Governor's Trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Prosecutors and defense attorneys will lay out their case for an eight-man, four-woman jury Tuesday. 

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LPD Response Triggers Community Outcry Video included

Lynchburg, VA - Residents of a street in the lower Rivermont area raised questions about a recent response to an incident by Lynchburg Police.

LPD Chief of Police Responds to Use of Force on 14 Year Old

Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg police responded to a home on July 21st after receiving calls that someone had been bitten by a dog and that the person who claimed to have been bitten was threatening the dog's owners and was armed with a handgun.

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

Bedford Court House Clock to be Restored

Bedford, VA -Supervisors have awarded a contract to restore the Bedford County Court House clock tower.  Custom Structures in Lynchburg will do the work for about $699,000.

Temporary Park and Ride Lot to Open August 1 in Christiansburg to Replace Falling Branch Location

Salem, VA - Beginning Friday, Aug. 1, a new temporary Park and Ride lot in Christiansburg will open to replace the existing Park and Ride lot off Interstate 81 at exit 118 near Falling Branch Elementary School.

Former Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler Dies

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Caldwell Butler, a five-term Republican congressman from Virginia who voted for President Richard Nixon's impeachment, has died. 

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