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  1. 'Tough Love Mom' From Baltimore Riots Viral Vid in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    More than 2,000 people packed the streets of Danville Saturday evening for the first ever Law Enforcement Community Day. Pastor Larry Campbell of Bible Way Church came up with the idea.

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  2. VA Flaggers Raise More Confederate Flags in DanvilleRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Two more prominent Confederate flags were raised in Danville Saturday. This makes four total constructed by Richmond-based group "Virginia Flaggers" just this month.

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  3. Bikers Ride in Honor of Shooting VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    More than 150 motorcyclists from the Combat Veteran's Association made their way to Bridgewater Plaza to pay tribute to Adam and Alison. Each rider, dropping a carnation as they rode off.

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  4. Man Falls To His Death at Crabtree Falls in Nelson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Appomattox, VA--Instead of a busy rush at the counter, customers of the Huddle House restaurant found the doors permanently closed. Moneta, VA - New information has been released in the investigation of the fatal shootings of Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

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  5. Petition Delivered To Ask Charges Against 11-Year-Old With Autism Be DroppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- The family and supporters of an 11-year-old with autism delivered a petition to the Commonwealth's Attorney Office in Lynchburg Friday, demanding Kayleb Moon-Robinson's felony charges be dropped. Kayleb Moon-Robinson's mom says in November, An SRO officer handcuffed her son for over 3 hours.

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  6. Ashley Madison Fallout: Counselors say Damage Can be UndoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- There has been a lot of relationship fallout since all the people who signed up on Ashley Madison dot com were revealed. "It starts with keeping secrets," Says Joel Hesch is the Founder of Proven Men, a ministry to help men struggling with infidelity and porn addiction.

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  7. Humankind Offers Free Support Program for Pre-K Students, Families in LynchburgRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The school year is just getting started for thousands of children in Lynchburg. A local organization has a program specially designed for parents sending their kids to school for the first time.

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  8. Birds in the Sky: Resident Raises Concern Over Campbell County Landfill Permit ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    CAMPBELL CO., Va. - The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is looking to expand Campbell County landfill, holding a public hearing, but not everyone is crazy about the idea.

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  9. Fire chief criticizes CSX over 2014 Virginia derailmentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The fire official who led the response to a 2014 oil train derailment in Lynchburg, Virginia, criticized CSX Transportation, saying it took two hours for the company's representative to arrive at a command post after the wreck. Lynchburg fire battalion chief Robert E. Lipscomb made the comments in an interview a day after the April 30, 2014, derailment.

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  10. Lynchburg Police Arrest Four In Recent Gang-Related ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg Police announced the arrests of four men in connection to recent gang-related shootings across the city. Search warrants were executed at a number of locations.

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  11. Lynchburg City Schools updates SRO policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- The Lynchburg City School Board is defining a much stronger line about what duties it wants School Resource Officers to perform. Board members drew up a new Memorandum of Understanding between the Schools and the City Police Department at last night's meeting Superintendent Dr. Scott Brabrand tells me he's very happy to have the five SROs on LCS campuses this new school year and he sees a very specific and positive role for them with students.

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  12. Foster Dad Convicted of Sexually Assaulting 2 Girls SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: Gary Paul Smith, who was convicted earlier this year of sexually assaulting two young girls, was sentenced Wednesday to two years and three months on five charges. The judge ordered Smith to have no contact with his victims, and no unsupervised contact with any minors.

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  13. Foster Dad Convicted of Sexually Assaulting 2 Girls to be Sentenced WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: Gary Paul Smith, who was convicted earlier this year of sexually assaulting two young girls, is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday at 4 p.m. Amherst Co., VA - There are new details about the complaint filed against an Amherst County foster parent years before he was arrested on child molestation charges. Gary Paul Smith was convicted last week on five sexual abuse charges against two girls under the age of ten.

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  14. New school bus route in Campbell Co. causes confusion for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell Co., VA - The first day of school for Lynchburg, Campbell County, and Bedford County was Monday and there were a few hiccups. The Campbell County School system is asking all parents to be patient while they work out some kinks with the bus routes as these issues are common the first few days of school.

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  15. Liberty University Planning To Offer Married Dorms For StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Liberty University is hoping to offer brand new living arrangements this year. The school plans to have special married dorms and graduate rooms for the first time.

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  16. Lynchburg Police Investigate After Man is Wounded by GunshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Police say that they responded to the 1100 block of Wise Street shortly after 11:30 p.m. after complaints of gunshots being fired. Once they arrived, they located a male who had an apparent single gunshot wound to his leg.

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  17. New Track Set to be Built at Liberty U.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Liberty University will be adding a new, state-of-the-art indoor track & field facility for its NCAA Division I program, one that will feature a hydraulically banked 200-meter track oval. Work is scheduled to begin this fall, and it is expected to open in Fall 2016.

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  18. HumanKind event aims to raise funds by putting people 'Over the Edge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    On September 19th, ABC 13 anchor Danner Evans will be going "Over the Edge for HumanKind" by rappelling down the Bank of the James building in downtown Lynchburg. Anyone can be an "Edger" as long as they commit to supporting HumanKind by raising at least $1,000 to secure a spot to rappel.

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  19. Kroger Holding Career Fair in LynchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The career fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 15 at the LaQuinta Inn on Candlers Mountain Road.

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  20. Eight Church Volunteers Caught in Taiwan's Monster TyphoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg Va- Eight local volunteers from Forest Baptist Church set out on a service mission to Taiwan, but wound up in the center of that deadly tropical typhoon. The group traveled to the island to pass out bibles to visitors.

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