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  1. Great White Shark Scientist: "Mary Lee is a Most Impressive Animal"Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- There have been 8 shark attacks off the coast of North Carolina in less than a month; so ABC 13 sought out a leading shark scientist to see how he tracks these animals and to get his thoughts on the attacks. Dr. Greg Skomal, who millions will be catching glimpses of during Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," which kicked off Sunday night.

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  2. Lighting Fireworks SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | 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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  3. The Ellington is Asking for Help to Keep Venue OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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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  4. Suspect taken into custody on Leesville Rd faces multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: 25-year-old Brandon Alexander Hayes was taken into custody on Leesville Road Thursday morning. He is facing multiple charges including robbery, abduction, carjacking, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and preventing someone from summoning law enforcement.

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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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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  6. Free Summer Meals and Free Clinic for Immunizations and PhysicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Woman Crashes into Power Pole on Sussex St.Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Crews have restored power to several Lynchburg homes after crash today on Sussex Street. A woman says she was leaving her driveway, a little before noon, when her brakes gave out causing her to hit a pole.

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  10. Fundraiser For Justin Mays' Family At The Yellow SubmarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Sunday lots of folks came out in support of Justin Mays. He's the former owner of the Bedford Avenue Meat Shop who passed after a battle with cancer.

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  11. CVCC Hosts Alliance For Excellence CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Sunday, friends and family came out to celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of students in Lynchburg. Central Virginia Community College hosted their "Alliance For Excellence" Ceremony this afternoon.

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  12. No Shame in Talking About PTSD Say These Vets: Senate AgreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.-22 veterans a day kill themselves due to PTSD according to the Department of Veteran's Affairs and we don't have the real numbers of how many actually suffer from PTSD because those who suffer often don't report. Now, by designating June 27th as National PTSD Day, and June as PTSD Awareness Month, lawmakers hope to draw this dark secret out of the closet.

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  13. Lynchburg Community Remembers Charleston 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Community members remembered those killed in a brutal attack in a Charleston, SC church at a prayer vigil on the steps of Monument Terrace. The service began at 8:15.

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  14. Lynchburg Police Hope to Help Churches Improve Security With "Faith Watch"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    In the wake of last week's shooting, the Lynchburg police department is working with local churches to improve their security. It's all part of a new program called "Faith Watch"Last week's deadly church shooting in Charleston was a wake up call... even right here at home.

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  15. Region-Wide 100 Mile Challenge Kicks Off in LynchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA - If you're looking to make some healthy changes over the summer, a new challenge may be just the thing for you. The 100 Mile Challenge will kick off on July 1. The challenge is a Work Healthy fitness challenge that supports the Live Healthy Lynchburg goal of helping area residents and organizations improve their health.

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  16. Police identify, charge stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: Police in Lynchburg have identified and charged a man in a stabbing incident earlier this week. According to police 37-year-old Phillip Eric Bryant was taken into custody without incident.

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  17. 30th Batteau Festival Begins In LynchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- In Lynchburg, boating fans and history buffs took off on the James River Saturday morning for the start of the annual Batteau Festival. This year is the 30th anniversary.

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  18. Milling and Paving to Cause Delays on Boonsboro RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Beginning Wednesday evening, Lynchburg city will be conducting milling and paving operations on Boonsboro Road between Burnt Bridge Road and Trents Ferry Road. Traffic will be reduced to one lane between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. There will be a pilot vehicle to guide drivers.

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  19. Virginia couple hunting treasure rescued near CodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A Virginia couple hunting for a lost treasure mine needed a backcountry rescue for the second time in the same area west of Cody. The Billings Gazette reports that Park County Search and Rescue found 40-year-old Frank Eugene Rose and 41-year-old Madilina Taylor, both of Lynchburg, Virginia, in the backcountry of the North Fork area Sunday.

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  20. Police: Man used cloned credit card to make purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg police are looking for a man who bought gifts cards to area stores using a cloned credit card. According to police, on June 6th, the man bought gift cards at GameStop and Dicks Sporting Goods on Wards Road.

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