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Local Pastor Applauds Federal Appeals Court Decision Regarding Same Sex Marriage

Roanoke, VA - For Pastor Joe Cobb, the decision from the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals is big news, but he knows it's not final news.

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UPDATE: Bedford Co. Father Pleads Guilty to Meth Charge, Child Abuse

UPDATE: Michael Smith plead guilty to charges of both meth and child abuse on Tuesday.

Trial Reveals Governor's Wife had 'Crush' on CEO

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An attorney for the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says during the couple's corruption trial that their marriage was broken and the former first lady developed a crush on a businessman who gave the McDonnells gifts and cash.

Syrian Refugees Who Are Victims Of Sex Trafficking Get Help From GFTW

Concord, VA- We often tell you how Gleaning For The World in Concord is collecting bottled water and canned goods for those in need. But now they are branching out to help women fleeing the war-torn country of Syria, rise above oppression and poverty they are facing due to sex trafficking.These women have fled across the borders of Syria and now they're living in refugee camps, but these places of refuge are often anything but. Instead, wealthy men are buying these women, promising them bette...

Tortoise Missing in Lynchburg: Haratio aka Big Boy Last Seen Friday

Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg family is asking for help finding a missing family member of a large turkey platter," and weighs 45 to 50 lbs.

Man Arrested After Campbell Co. Church Break-in

Campbell Co., VA- Campbell County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Lynchburg man Friday morning in connection with a break-in at the First St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

Christiansburg Police Search for Owner of Injured Dog

Christiansburg, VA - Christiansburg Police are hoping to find the owner of a dog found injured early Monday morning on Roanoke Street near Starlight Drive.

Virginia’s Popular Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns Friday

Richmond, VA - It’s time to make your shopping list because Virginia’s popular sales tax holiday for clothing, footwear, and school and office supplies begins Friday.

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