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BREAKING: Ben Chafin Wins Special Election for Senate Seat

Republican Ben Chafin has won the 38th District Special Election for Senate Seat.

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ACLU Tells Jails to Ignore ICE Requests Video included

Lynchburg, VA - The ACLU wants Virginia jails to ignore requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold inmates longer than their sentences.

UPDATE: Rocky Mount Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse Video included

Update: Shaquille Hancock has been found guilty of child abuse and endangerment through negligence, not intentionally.

Mother Pleads Guilty in Campbell Co. Tattooing Case

Campbell Co., VA – The mother of two young girls who were tattooed will spend 18 months behind bars.

Lynchburg Police Department considers adding "Cop Cams" to force

Lynchburg, VA- In the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri incident and the questions that linger over just what exactly happened between Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown, many are calling upon the nation's police departments to employ the use of "body worn cameras" on its officers. 

LU: Plan In Place If Local Ebola Case Found Video included

Lynchburg, VA - Local universities are interviewing students and faculty members coming into our area from countries where the Ebola outbreak is running rampant.

Lynchburg Habitat For Humanity Chapter Changes Approach Video included

Lynchburg, VA - The Greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity is changing course. The organization says they're scaling down the number of new homes they build.

Virginia Tech Student Accused of Murder Has February Trial Date Set

UPDATE: A former Virginia Tech student charged with killing a fellow student earlier this year is set to go on trial in February.

Free School Supplies for Lynchburg Families

Lynchburg, VA - UMFS is helping Lynchburg families in need by giving out school supplies during Park View Mission's community dinner Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. 

Damsel in Defense Offers Ladylike Self-Defense Products Video included

 Lynchburg, VA- Ladies you've heard of jewelry and makeup parties, but how about a self-defense party? There's a new trend for get-togethers that's encouraging women to take their safety into their own hands. It's called Damsel in Defense.

Liberty University Starting an "Ultimate Fat Loss Challenge"

 Lynchburg, VA- If you're looking to shed a few pounds and make some lifestyle changes, Liberty University wants to help. The school is sponsoring an Ultimate Fat Loss Challenge starting Sept. 2.

Pittsylvania Co. Woman Indicted for Husband's Murder

Pittsylvania Co., VA - A grand jury has indicted a Pittsylvania County woman charged in the stabbing death of her husband.

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    Former N.Y. Giant David Wilson Sets Sights on 2016 Rio Olympics

                                                         
    Just two weeks after a neck injury forced him to end his NFL career, Danville's David Wilson has shifted his focus on to a new goal.  Wilson plans to train in the triple jump with hopes of making the U.S. team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Wilson was a triple jump national champion his junior and senior years at G.W., then earned All-America honors at Virginia Tech.  
  • Area Pro Baseball Scores for Tuesday, Aug. 19

    Area Pro Baseball Scores for Tuesday, Aug. 19

                                                         
    Area Pro Baseball Scores for Tuesday, Aug. 19  Carolina League:Potomac 3, Lynchburg 2 - Hillcats' 5th straight loss, Game two of doubleheader rained out.  Doubleheader Wednesday in Lynchburg, 6:05 p.m. Winston-Salem 6, Salem 4 - Dash snap Red Sox 8-game winning streak, Salem still just one game behind first-place Myrtle Beach in Southern Division, Pelicans lost to Wilmington 5-3  Appalachian League: Pulaski 3, Danville 1 (Game 1)  Pulaski 8, Danville 5 (Game 2) 
  • Football Friday Preview: G.W. Eagles

    Football Friday Preview: G.W. Eagles

    The Eagles preformed well in coach Nick Anderson's first season. They went 9-1 during the regular season and made it to the second round of the playoffs. What's in store in Danville for Anderson's second season?
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  • Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

    Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

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    New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.
    New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.
  • Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:35:50 GMT
    Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save...
    Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people...
  • Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

    Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:05:39 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
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