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 2020-09-27 19:22 

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President Trump to hold White House news briefing...

President Trump is set to hold a news briefing at the White House Sunday....

 2020-09-27 19:04 

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Poison control officials warn of hand sanitizer that could be mistaken as children's food pouches...

Poison control officials are warning parents about a hand sanitizer product packaged in a pouch that children could mistake as a snack....

 2020-09-27 19:02 

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Second stimulus checks: Pelosi optimistic sides can agree on new aid package...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed optimism Sunday that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin can reach a deal on a stimulus package that many expect to include another round of $1,200 direct payments to most Americans....

 2020-09-27 17:56 

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Virginia school district apologizes for history of racism...

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A public school system in Virginia has apologized for its history of racial segregation and a more recent pattern of discriminating against Black students. The Washington Post reports that the Loudoun County Public Schools addres...

 2020-09-27 17:29 

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Richmond's Virginia Museum of History and Culture to begin its renovation and expansion in October...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Museum of History & Culture has announced it will begin its renovation and expansion project in October. The VMHC will be investing almost $30 million into its campus and programming for this project "In nearl...

 2020-09-27 17:21 

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NFL legend Joe Montana stops home intruder who tried to kidnap his grandchild...

MALIBU, Cal., (WTVO) — NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and his family had a scare Saturday evening when an intruder entered their home and attempted to kidnap one of his grandchildren. According to TMZ, the intruder grabbed the child out of a woman'...

 2020-09-27 17:00 

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WV Attorney General warns consumers of Social Security scam...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WFXR) West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is alerting consumers to be mindful of a scam involving Social Security. This scam is ongoing and often involves unsolicited calls from someone claiming to be with the Social Securit...

 2020-09-27 16:32 

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Dukes of Hazzard star befriends woman living with multiple brain disorders...

TRI-CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) — Almost 30 years ago, Lori Vance birthed her daughter Donna Joy who wasn't expected to survive. Donna Joy lives with five brain disorders that are usually fatal, but she continues to prove probability wrong. "Multip...

 2020-09-27 15:58 

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VHA offering new Rent and Mortgage Relief Program...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) The Virginia Housing Alliance has started a new program to help renters and homeowners who are facing financial difficulties because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Rent and Mortgage Relief Program provides financial assistance to rent...

 2020-09-27 15:29 

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Inmate dies at Chesterfield County Jail Sunday morning...

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Chesterfield County Sheriff's office said an inmate died in the county's jail early Sunday morning. The office said at 5:22 a.m. Sept. 27, Chesterfield deputies and medical personnel responded to an inma...

 2020-09-27 15:26 

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The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication...

(AP) Masks are as much a part of the new school year as books and pencils while classes resume during the coronavirus pandemic. But the face coverings pose a problem for educators who teach students who are deaf, hard of hearing or are learning English. E...

 2020-09-27 15:13 

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 2020-09-27 15:12 

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 2020-09-27 15:11 

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 2020-09-27 15:10 

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 2020-09-27 15:09 

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 2020-09-27 14:00 

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'...

The actor also urges everyone in the tweet to register to vote, linking to VoteSaveAmerica.com, an advocacy group that advocates to "save America" during the 2020 Election against the re-election of Pres. Donald Trump....

 2020-09-27 13:55 

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VDH: 736 new cases of COVID-19, 15 new deaths since Saturday including ten in Central, SWVA...

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 736 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new virus-related deaths as of Sunday morning, bringing the Commonwealth's total coronavirus count up to 146,144 confirmed and probable diagnos...

 2020-09-27 12:29 

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UPDATE: Police continue searching for individuals involved in Saturday night shooting in Lynchburg...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) Police in Lynchburg continue investigating a shooting that took place on Saturday night. According to Lynchburg Police, two individuals arrived at Lynchburg General Hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victims aided...

 2020-09-27 12:19 

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Pinpoint Weather: Weekend wraps up quiet, rain chances ramp up in coming days...

Sunday starts of foggy for most regions, but the fog is expected to dissipate by late-morning for most areas, though it may linger into early afternoon along the higher elevations. Clouds will persist once again on Sunday. That's not to say that we wo...

 2020-09-27 10:01 

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Patriots look to rebound as they host 2-0 Raiders...

This will be the first time the Patriots play the Las Vegas Raiders after the team moved from Oakland during the offseason....

 2020-09-27 05:48 

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With few in attendance, Hokies finally open 2020 season...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Just a few yards outside of Lane Stadium, with an angled view of the video scoreboard, a Virginia Tech freshman sat outside taking in the first game of a season unlike any other. "When it comes down to it, you can hear t...

 2020-09-27 04:57 

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Patterson steps up, leads No. 20 Hokies past NC State 45-24...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Quincy Patterson II came off the bench to throw two touchdown passes and run for another score, leading No. 20 Virginia Tech to a 45-24 victory over NC State. Despite playing without 23 players and four coaches because of coronavirus ...

 2020-09-27 03:36 

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Lynchburg Police investigating malicious wounding, two hospitalized...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a malicious wounding that occurred Saturday evening at the intersection of 11th and Fillmore Street. Police became aware of the incident after two individuals arrived at a Lync...

 2020-09-27 02:18 

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'She is the female Scalia': Lawmakers react to President Trump picking Amy Coney Barrett to replace RBG...

President Donald Trump introduced his choice to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday in an announcement delivered from the White House rose garden....

 2020-09-27 00:24 

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Virginia Tech enters season opener with limited roster and staff...

BLACKBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Tech Hokies will open up the season against N.C. State without 23 players and 2 coaches. Starting QB Hendon Hooker and defensive coordinator Justin Hamiliton are two of the members of the team not available for S...

 2020-09-27 00:04 

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Virginia beats Duke 38-20 in season opener...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Cavaliers opened the season with a 38-20 win over the Duke Blue Devils Saturday at Scott Stadium. Duke committed seven turnovers in the game. Next Saturday, Virginia hits the road to play the Clemson Tigers...

 2020-09-26 23:25 

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LISTEN: NC State @ Virginia Tech Facebook livestream...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Tonight at 8 p.m., the Virginia Tech Hokies will battle North Carolina State at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg. You can listen to the game on WFXR's Facebook page where sports director Jermaine Ferrell will chat with fans th...

 2020-09-26 22:18 

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Greater Lynchburg Transit Company to begin offering Sunday bus service...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) The Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) has announced that it will begin running Sunday bus service in October. Starting Oct. 4, GLTC will run between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Latest Stories...

 2020-09-26 21:58 

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COVID-19 death toll at Deerfield Correctional Center increases to 14...

SOUTHAMPTON, Va. (WRIC) — Another inmate has passed away due to complications from the coronavirus at the Deerfield Correctional Center. The Virginia Department of Corrections reported on Saturday that 14 Deerfield inmates have been killed by COVID-...

 2020-09-26 21:36 

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Politicians from across the region comment on Judge Barrett's nomination to SCOTUS...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) Several politicians from across Virginia and West Virginia have released statements on President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. There is so much on the line with this Supreme Court vacancy....

 2020-09-26 21:30 

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 2020-09-26 21:30 

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 2020-09-26 21:30 

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 2020-09-26 21:30 

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 2020-09-26 21:30 

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 2020-09-26 21:11 

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Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about Trump's Supreme Court nominee...

Barrett, 48, was previously considered as a finalist for Trump's second nomination to the high court, which eventually went to Justice Brett Kavanaugh. A devout Catholic mother of seven, she is a favorite of religious conservatives and considered a st...

 2020-09-26 20:35 

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Liberty Flames defeat Florida International Panthers in close contest...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) The Liberty Flames go to 2-0 on the season as they beat the Florida International Panthers 36-34 Saturday at Williams Stadium. Next Saturday, the Flames stay at home to host North Alabama at 1pm at Williams Stadium. Latest Stories...

 2020-09-26 20:28 

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Live: President Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee in Saturday White House ceremony...

President Donald Trump is set to announce his pick for the Supreme Court Saturday evening at 5 p.m. EDT....

 2020-09-26 19:56 

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Charles Barkley on defunding the police: 'Who are Black people supposed to call? Ghostbusters?'...

NBA analyst and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley criticized the...

 2020-09-26 19:43 

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Halifax County Sheriff's Office searches for missing woman...

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) Deputies with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing woman. According to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page, Mary Ann Stanley is an 84-year-old white female who was last seen...

 2020-09-26 19:37 

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73-year-old woman dies following two-vehicle accident involving tow truck in eastern VA...

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say a 73-year-old woman died following a two-vehicle accident Friday evening in Middlesex County. Sgt. Michelle Anaya of Virginia State Police says the crash happened just after 7 p.m. Friday on R...

 2020-09-26 19:35 

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Pinpoint Weather: Relatively dry weekend before the rain returns...

Slightly warmer temperatures are in the forecast for the last weekend in September. Many areas in Southwest and Central Virginia will have afternoon temperatures warm up into the upper 60s and low to mid 70s for Saturday. Variable cloud cover is expected,...

 2020-09-26 19:27 

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Virginia extends Pandemic EBT program...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) Virginia has announced the extension of the Pandemic EBT program as families who need the assistance will continue getting it for a few more weeks. Students who are learning remotely for at least five consecutive days are eligible for ...

 2020-09-26 19:14 

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Despite pandemic, some Virginia registrars report surge of poll workers...

RICHMOND, Va. (Capital News Service) — Several places in Virginia say they've seen a surge in people applying to be Election Day-workers, despite initial concerns there would be a shortage. The U.S. is facing a nationwide poll workers shortage, ...

 2020-09-26 19:08 

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Motivated Davis ready to replace Panthers All-Pro McCaffrey...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were days when running back Mike Davis wanted to quit the NFL, frustrated over his role as a practice squad player with the Seattle Seahawks. But the memory of his brother's brief NFL career, as well as a motivationa...

 2020-09-26 19:03 

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Demand Justice group buys Amy Coney Barrett's domain name, site redirects to criticism of her record...

Instead of Barrett...

 2020-09-26 19:01 

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President Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court...

Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to choose Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the Supreme Court....

 2020-09-26 17:48 

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'If it sounds too good to be true': Fake auto sales rise during pandemic...

If it sounds too good to be true, it's probably a scam. Since the start of the pandemic the better business warns that internet scams have skyrocketed....

 2020-09-26 17:36 

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D.C.'s Smithsonian Institute reopens two more museums, one already booked through the weekend...

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — The Smithsonian Institute reopened the doors at two more museums on Friday. The National Museum of the American Indian and the National Museum of American History now joins eight other museums within the Smithsonian Institute tha...

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