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  1. Lynchburg police say 2 people on trestle over James River were struck by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Washington Post

    Two people on a train trestle were struck by an oncoming train Saturday and one was killed, Lynchburg police said Sunday. Police said 21-year-old Jonathan Gregorie of Wilbraham, Mass., was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  2. What are megachurches without their star pastors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Washington Post

    Mars Hill announced last week that it would dissolve the network of 13 churches across the Northwest that took root under pastor Mark Driscoll, who stepped down in October after supporters lost confidence in a high-wattage leadership style that was criticized as bullying, hypermacho and intolerant. For many megachurches, a pastor can become larger than the church itself - particularly for multi-site churches whose disparate congregations are connected by little more than a pastor's sermon and a satellite feed.

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  3. What colleges shared about U-Va. suspect, then accused of sexual assault, is murkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Two Virginia universities are pressing each other to unearth the information they exchanged after an on-campus rape allegation against Jesse L. "LJ" Matthew Jr. more than a decade ago, when the football player was transferring from Liberty University to Christopher Newport University shortly after a woman accused him of sexual assault. Matthew, 32, has been charged with abduction in connection with last month's disappearance of University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, an alleged kidnapping that police say was for the purposes of sexually assaulting the 18-year-old from Fairfax County.

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  4. U-Va. suspect Jesse L. Matthew Jr. twice accused of college sex assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, 20, left, was found dead in 2010, three months after she disappeared from outside a Metallica concert. Hannah Graham, 18, right, a U-Va.

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  5. Maximum sentences unlikely for McDonnells, lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Henry Asbill, a defense attorney for former Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell, said the jury's guilty verdicts "shocked" him but an appeal is planned.

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  6. Where the Harlem Renaissance blossomed in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum in Lynchburg, Va., has been preserved as a testament to the poet who lived there and the intellectual world of the Harlem Renaissance.

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  7. Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this Thursday, March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell, arrives at United States Federal Court in Lynchburg, Va.

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  8. After delays, plan to rebuild CSX Virginia Ave. tunnel in Southeast D.C. moves forwardRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

    After years of planning and delays, a proposal to rebuild the Virginia Avenue Tunnel in Southeast D.C. - which officials say is needed for safety and to meet East Coast rail needs - appears to be moving forward.

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  9. Struggling to Stay AloftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2008 | The Washington Post

    The airport dates to 1931. A new terminal opened in 1992, and the airport hit its peak passenger traffic two years later.

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  10. Blue AngelsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A former commander of the Navy's elite Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron has been reprimanded after an investigation found him guilty of repeatedly failing to stop sexual harassment and condoning pornography, homophobia and lecherous behavior in the workplace.

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  11. 4Bobby Jindal, raised Hindu, uses Christian conversion to woo GOP base for 2016 runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal delivers the keynote speech at the Liberty University commencement ceremony in Lynchburg, Va., on May 10, 2014.

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  12. Bobby Jindala s Christian conversionRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    LYNCHBURG, Va. - A dozen politically active pastors came here for a private dinner Friday night to hear a conversion story unique in the context of presidential politics - how Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled from Hinduism to Protestant Christianity and, ultimately, to become what he calls an "evangelical Catholic."

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  13. Bobby Jindal, raised Hindu, uses Christian conversion to woo GOP base for 2016 runRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Washington Post

    LYNCHBURG, Va. - A dozen politically active pastors came here for a private dinner Friday night to hear a conversion story unique in the context of presidential politics - how Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled from Hinduism to Protestant Christianity and, ultimately, to become an "evangelical Catholic."

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  14. Government must do more immediately to prevent oil spills from trainsRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    YET ANOTHER train carrying tons of unrefined oil derailed last week, this time in Lynchburg, Va.

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