Lynchburg Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. College students are learning not to fail. They should take these risks instead.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers the commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Saturday, May 12, 2012. It's commencement season on college campuses, which means plenty of speeches by famous and not-so-famous people giving advice to students about what their lives will be like after the bachelor's degree.

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  2. Michael WrightRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was born In Richmond on November 14, 1961 to Ronald and Barbara (Bussen) Wright. He had lived in Richmond for most of his life but had travelled to Florida where he lived for several years until his brother Doug passed away. He was the definition of a musician. He lived for music, he was a member of several bands in New Castle, Florida and Richmond including the Wright Brothers Band. Survivors include his father Ronald (Norma) Wright; siblings Cyndi (Pat) Wright, Rick (Tammy) Wright, Tim (Carlisa) Wright and Ron (Julie) Wright Jr.; step sisters Marcia Shook and Donna Cox; several nieces and nephews. Michael is preceded in death by his mother Barbara; sister Mary Ann Shaffer and brother Douglas Wright. Services for Michael will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday (May 14, 2015) at Riggle - Waltermann Mortuary. Friends may call on Thursday (May 14, 2015) from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (5635 W 96th St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46278).

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  3. Powerful Storm Downs Trees, Crushes CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A lot of people in Lynchburg are cleaning up right now, after powerful thunderstorms moved through Central Virginia Monday evening. Homeowner Maria Brown felt the sting, as a tree split in two, crushing two family vehicles, observing "This is the only car that was able to hold all of our family..and look now!" Despite the damage to the cars, the tree split caused the Brown home to be spared.

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  4. Fewer Americans Call Themselves ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.-, The number of Americans who don't affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years. That's according to a Pew Research Center study study released Tuesday.

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  5. Sheriff's Office: Man wanted for brazenly taking flat screen tv's from WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... passenger, according to authorities. This person is suspected in similar thefts from the Walmarts in Bedford and Lynchburg. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for ...

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  6. Maine wrestler battles back from injuries, excels on national stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The newly minted graduate of Liberty University wasn't on the Lynchburg, Virginia, campus accepting his diploma only because there was a job interview pending in New Hampshire. And for the 26-year-old Pelletier, it's time to move forward because he's already done a lot of catching up.

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  7. Jeb Bush delivers commencement address at Liberty University: Jeb Bush in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush delivers the commencement address May 9 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Today's Jeb Bush news: Bush had an evangelical audience Saturday at Liberty University in Virginia.

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  8. Why continue to transport crude?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... hazard does not dissipate just because the material is shipped on a barge instead of a train. The derailment in Lynchburg, Va., last year showed us how easily rivers can catch on fire from this type of crude. During the Mississippi River spill ...

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  9. Areva Says No Layoffs Planned For Lynchburg OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A spokesperson for Areva says there are no layoffs planned in their Lynchburg operations. This statement coming after an Areva human resources director told reporters in France the company is planning on laying off up to 18 percent of their entire workforce.

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  10. Airports announce breast-feeding stations: Are mothers gaining ground?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Sarah Bell P.C. puts a sticker in the window of her law office showing her support of the Breastfeeding Welcome campaign after speaking with Dr Rachel Gagen about joining, in Lynchburg, Va., on Feb. 24, 2015. Although Virginia state law requires companies to allow women to breast-feed, women haven't always felt comfortable doing so in public spaces.

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  11. Mobile's Dean Parker shares secrets of serial entrepreneur successRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... attending his dream college squashed but of picking himself up and, instead, graduating from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. He told the crowd about feeling pulled to California's Silicon Valley right as its boom began thundering in 1997, yet ...

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  12. Lynchburg Humane Society Delivering Puppy and Kitten "Bombs" For a FeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Lynchburg Humane Society sent Noreen Turyn a little present! They're battling against other animal groups to win up to $50,000 in grant money, if they raise the most money in 30 days. For $25 you can "puppy or kitten bomb" someone.

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  13. Photo Flash: Final Dress Rehearsal of Talley's Folly at The Sherman PlayhouseRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... PREVIEW NIGHT FOR THIS PRODUCTION. Danielle Ashley Dias, originally from Massachusetts, currently resides in Lynchburg, VA attending Liberty University with hopes of moving to New York or Florida after completing her degree in business marketing. A ...

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  14. Crude Oil Rail Shipments Sabotage Freedom of Information ActRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... oil by rail. These disclosure requirements were put in place last year after a Bakken crude oil train-wreck in Lynchburg, Virginia. Now, railroads will only have to share this information with emergency responders who will be mum. And the ...

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  15. Centra debuts new and improved food truckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Food Management

    Centra Health System, in Lynchburg, Va., got a lot of mileage out of the Code Fresh food truck it launched a year ago. The truck not only offered more remote locations of the system's footprint an in-house dining option but also served to promote Centra to the larger community through appearances at various local events.

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  16. Bank announces re-election bidRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... County for 44 years, spending 57 years as a resident of Virginia. He graduated from E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg in 1958 and attended Washington and Lee University, graduating in 1962 with a BS degree in business. While living in New ...

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  17. Another oil train wreck exposes need for moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Oil Change

    ... They are the same cars involved in four major explosive derailments earlier this year and also the accident in Lynchburg , Virginia in April 2014. Under the new rules it could be five to eight years before these cars are phased out. But the tank ...

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  18. 3 Christian Denominations With Most Conservative Stance on Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | News Max

    ... "The fact is this whole thing is cyclical," Falwell told his congregation at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 2006, "and the scientists who are not on the payroll of the government to do these studies are saying the jury's still ...

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  19. New UAB Athletic Director Mark Ingram greets communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... me." "Just a short introduction about myself and my background. I was born in Winston Salem, N.C. We then moved to Lynchburg, Va. where I attended Brookwood High School. I was a good student, I guess my mother would tell you. I played football for ...

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  20. Crude oil regulations sabotage Freedom of Information ActRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... ude oil by rail. These disclosure requirements were put in place last year after a Bakken crude oil train-wreck in Lynchburg, Va. Full story: Forbes

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