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  1. Lighting Fireworks SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2013 -- Emergency Rooms in the U.S. treated close to 12 thousand people for fireworks injuries on July 4th. And on the holiday in a typical year, far more fires are reported than on any other day, and fireworks account for two out of five.

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  2. What led to split of Babcock & WilcoxRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... based in Charlotte. The nuclear and government operations group, renamed BWX Technologies, is headquartered in Lynchburg, Va. The split was a victory for Britain-based Blue Harbour Group, which had amassed nearly 10% the old B&W's stock to become ...

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  3. Celebrate Independence Day 2015 in Central VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Celebrate Independence Day 2015 with fireworks , baseball, parades and patriotic celebrations in Central Virginia. Visit Lynchburg Macaroni Kid for local events the entire family can enjoy.

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  4. CSX track record: rash of recent hazardous derailmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... their water for several days due to the risk of a contaminated water supply. In May 2014, a CSX train derailed in Lynchburg, Virginia, and caught fire. The freight train spilled 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the James River. The National ...

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  5. The Ellington is Asking for Help to Keep Venue OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Ellington in Lynchburg is asking for your help to keep the venue alive. Board members of the non profit music venue say they could not come to an affordable lease agreement for the building on Rivermont Avenue that they've used for more than 30 years.

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  6. Liberty University Ranks No. 16 Nationally for Best Campus Student HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... the largest Christian university in the world. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains on more than 7,000 acres in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty offers more than 450 unique programs of study from the associate to the doctoral level. More than 200 programs ...

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  7. Suspect taken into custody on Leesville Rd faces multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... told ABC 13 that this morning's heavy police presence on Leesville Road was connected to a robbery investigation. Lynchburg, VA - Part of Leesville Road at the Lynchburg/Campbell County line is closed to drivers due to a heavy police presence. ...

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  8. Fantasy Football: A few sleepers for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Isportsweb.com

    ... a pick that late in hopes he could return to his 2013 form. I am currently a sophomore at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA with a major in Business Administration: Finance and Economics. I have a passion for professional sports especially the MLB ...

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  9. 2016 Presidential Candidates Fast FactsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WJCW-AM Gray

    March 23, 2015 - Cruz announces his run for the Republican presidential nomination on Twitter. He later makes a formal announcement in a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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  10. Babcock & Wilcox nuke and fossil divisons no longer togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    ... for commercial nuclear power plants. This company is now called BWX Technologies, Inc. and is headquartered in Lynchburg, Va. B&W Enterprises, the fossil fuel-focused company, will continue to be headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. The company employs ...

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  11. Leesville Road Reopens After Warrant ServedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA - Part of Leesville Road at the Lynchburg/Campbell County line is closed to drivers due to a heavy police presence. Lynchburg dispatchers say officers on the scene are serving a warrant in the 700 block of Leesville Road.

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  12. Liberty University School of Music Becomes an All-Steinway School,...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... the largest Christian university in the world. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains on more than 7,000 acres in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty offers more than 450 unique programs of study from the associate to the doctoral level. More than 200 programs ...

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  13. Current slows for business on James River near LynchburgRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Navajo Times

    ``Really, we tell people that we exist because of that river down there,'' said Lynchburg Museum System Director Doug Harvey. A shallow ford by Percival's Island was ideal for the ferry started by the city's founder, John Lynch, in 1757. Now there ...

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  14. Frances Simmons to lead Irvington paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The record Online

    ... the Northern Neck when she attended high school in Raleigh, N.C., and college at Randolph-Macon Women's College in Lynchburg. Her father, Charles Carter Chase, became the county's first Extension agent. "I was one of the first waitresses at the ...

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  15. Free Summer Meals and Free Clinic for Immunizations and PhysicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Lynchburg City Schools School Nutrition Program is currently offering free meals to kids 18 and under this summer at two open feeding sites. LCS is also partnering with the Centra Mobile Med, a free clinic on wheels, to provide services to children and adults this summer.

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  16. Babcock & Wilcox completes spinoff; two independent companies begin public tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... headquarters in Charlotte, which was the home of Babcock & Wilcox before the spinoff. BWX Technologies is based in Lynchburg, Va. BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT), which also started trading on the New York exchange today, closed at $23.45 Tuesday on ...

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  17. B&W's Power Generation Group spinoff takes effectRead the original story

    Tuesday | Ohio.com

    ... under a new name, BWX Technologies, retaining government and nuclear power operations. The headquarters is in Lynchburg, Va. Babcock & Wilcox Co. officially split after the stock market closed Tuesday. The company announced last year it was ...

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  18. Expanding Overtime Pay: "A Hard Day's Work Deserves a Fair Day's Pay"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- President Obama has proposed expanding overtime rules that would put more money in the hands of up to 5 million employees. But the proposed rule would raise the threshold to more than 50-thousand per year for workers now exempt from overtime benefits Laslie's Auto Body is a family run business.

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  19. Ted Cruz 'Auditions' For Role on 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News Max

    ... candidate to join the presidential race, choosing to enter in late March via a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Liberty is the largest Christian college in the world; Florida Gov. Jeb Bush also visited the institution in May to give ...

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  20. Police: Timberlake area thieves use power tools to steal catalytic convertersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Cops in Lynchburg are searching for a thief or thieves who stole catalytic converters from at least three cars in June. According to police, in June three people reported that the parts had been stolen from their vehicles during the nighttimes hours.

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