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  1. Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn filmsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    U.S. Border Patrol agents have shot and killed a man who officials say drove through a West Texas checkpoint. U.S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who had driven through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping for inspection, Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

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  2. Christie talks more openly about a possible presidential runRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment. Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in... A race for Olympic gold could bring lots of green for gamblers at Nevada sports books if state gambling officials approve requests from casino owners to allow such wagers.

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  3. Lawyer: All Olympic events should to be open for betsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Oklahoma plans to execute a death row inmate with the same three-drug method Florida intends to use about an hour earlier. Oklahoma moved toward its first execution since a botched lethal injection last spring after a divided U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it wouldn't consider whether a sedative given to the inmate would be strong enough... Duke University has canceled its plan to use the tower of its chapel for a weekly, amplified call to prayer for Muslims.

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  4. Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movieRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 people and left five others hospitalized. The hospital treating victims of a deadly prison bus crash in West Texas said Thursday that relatives aren't being allowed to visit the inmates because of a longstanding policy, despite demands from the inmates'... COLUMBUS, Ohio - A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

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  5. Immigrants can now get Mexican birth certificates in USRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 people and left five others hospitalized. The second phase of jury selection is set to begin in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .

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  6. Experts: If Holmes found insane, he's unlikely to be freedRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 people and left five others hospitalized. Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 people and left five others hospitalized.

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  7. APNewsBreak: NYC jails hired guards with arrests, gang tiesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    One applicant to be a New York City correction officer had been fired from his last job as a security guard for stealing. Another admitted he had regularly socialized with gang members.

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  8. 10 dead when Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits trainRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness has been indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner . House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting to reporters after disclosures that a bartender at a country club near his Ohio home is charged with threatening to kill him, either with a... Author Salman Rushdie, who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 book "The Satanic Verses" drew the wrath of Iranian religious leaders, is defending the absolute right of free speech.

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  9. Salman Rushdie, threatened over book, defends free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    8, 2012 file photo shows author Salman Rushdie posing during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Rushdie who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 b... Two climbers vying to become the first in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer slab of granite in California's Yosemite National Park are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot peak.

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  10. 2 men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Kevin Jorgeson, top, and a photographer ascend ropes to where Jorgeson will climb on what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of El Capi... . In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Tommy Caldwell, center, stands with a photographer at a base camp before continuing to climb what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of... .

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  11. Surveillance video discussed in ex-Vanderbilt players' trialRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday after botching its last one and will use the same three-drug method as a Florida lethal injection scheduled for the same day. Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday after botching its last one and will use the same three-drug method as a Florida lethal injection scheduled for the same day.

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  12. Virginia lawmaker sworn in despite sex scandal convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Morrissey... . In this Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 photo, women protest against Joe Morrissey as he leaves the Richmond Crusade for Voters, Inc. 74th District forum with candidates Matt Walton and Morrissey at Hobson Lodge i... Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday after botching its last one and will use the same three-drug method as a Florida lethal injection scheduled for the same day.

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  13. Study: Sea level rise accelerating more than once thoughtRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Had it not been for an act of vandalism, four former Vanderbilt football players probably would not have been charged with rape. With testimony underway in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt University football players, a defense attorney fought Wednesday to keep jurors from hearing allegations that his client urinated on an unconscious coed during... The world's oceans are now rising at a pace far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.

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  14. Questioning of prospective jurors to begin in Tsarnaev trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    With testimony underway in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt University football players, a defense attorney fought Wednesday to keep jurors from hearing allegations that his client urinated on an unconscious coed during... The world's oceans are now rising at a pace far faster than they did in the past, a new study says. The Ohio Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments about laws that tax professional athletes and entertainers who work for short periods of time in the state.

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  15. At least 10 killed in Texas when prison bus strikes trainRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said. The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice Wednesday morning when the Texas Department of Criminal Justice bus left the roadway just west of Odessa, according to Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson.

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  16. Climbers expected to reach top of Yosemite peak WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Kevin Jorgeson, top, and a photographer ascend ropes to where Jorgeson will climb on what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of El Capi... . In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Tommy Caldwell, center, stands with a photographer at a base camp before continuing to climb what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of... .

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  17. APNewsBreak: California unveils strictest rules on pesticideRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A county sheriff says at least 10 people are dead after a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a train. At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said.

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  18. Federal judge blocks California's ban on foie grasRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Foie gras lovers in California can rejoice after a federal judge on Wednesday blocked the state's ban on the sale of the fatty duck and goose liver. Foie gras can go back on the menu in California after a federal judge on Wednesday overturned the state's ban on the sale of the fatty duck and goose liver.

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  19. APNewsbreak: Official says VA shooter was retired soldierRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A U.S. official says the alleged shooter who killed a doctor at a West Texas veterans' clinic Tuesday was a retired Army solider. A U.S. official says the alleged shooter who killed a doctor at a West Texas veterans' clinic Tuesday was a retired Army solider.

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  20. Things to know about jury selection in Tsarnaev trialRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The first week of jury selection in the Boston Marathon bombing trial is wrapping up. Here's what you need to know about where the federal death penalty case stands and what's next: Driverless cars of the future.

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