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    Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

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    A family of five found shot to death in their Maine apartment had moved from Arizona because of the sour economy and had financial problems, according to a relative. More>>

    Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity

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    If you’re interested in America’s hottest new burial trend, you should start planning now. Even if you’re not, you should plan ahead, said a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association. Green burials, which the burial site is as natural as possible and limit pollution, now constitute about 2 percent of funerals in the U.S.

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    Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

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    Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate. More>>

    What a difference a year makes -- Redskins Training Camp 2014

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    It’s year two of Redskins Camp in Richmond at the still seemingly new and certainly beautiful Bon Secours training camp. Last year the vibe was all about Robert Griffin III and the previous season’s successes. More>>

    Sons of Confederate Veterans demand apology from Washington & Lee

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    Lexington (WSLS) - The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend. More>>

    Father & son hit by car in Roanoke get special donation Video included

    Acoya and Chris Spencer were hit by a car in November. Acoya and Chris Spencer were hit by a car in November.
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    A father and son hit by a car in Roanoke are finally getting some good news. More>>

    Roanoke County forensic lab expands to meet crime growth

    Roanoke County forensic lab expands to meet crime growth Video included

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    Roanoke County (WSLS) - Virginia's Department of Forensic Science will celebrate the expansion of it's Western Laboratory this afternoon. More>>

    Corruption trial of former gov. Bob McDonnell starts today Video included

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    The former first couple of Virginia is facing more than a dozen corruption charges over their relationship with former Star Scientific CEO Johnnie Williams. More>>

    What's News Today, Monday, July 28th Video included

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    Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

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    DUI accident in Roanoke closes part of I-81 North

    DUI accident in Roanoke closes part of I-81 North

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    ROANOKE (WSLS) - Part of Interstate 581 in Roanoke was shut down early this morning following what police say was a DUI crash.The accident happened around 3:10 a.m. Police say a man was driving a truck when he lost control and flipped.He was arrested for driving under the influence.All northbound lanes will be reopened to traffic momentarily. More>>

    Senior Symposium at Liberty University

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    Lynchburg (WSLS) - Liberty University is hosting a Senior Symposium this week. The event is to help people learn more about practical applications for senior living. It will include presentations on technology, caregivers of family members, reverse mortgages, and estate planning. The sessions are July 28 to August 1 from 9 a.m. to noon in the library. It is a free event.For more information: CLICK HERE. More>>

    Miss Virginia at Park Grove Retirement Community Video included

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    Miss Virginia Courtney Garrett sang an opera selection from the movie "The Godfather" for people at the Park Grove Retirement Community. It was part of the annual ice cream social that every Miss Virginia has been involved with for about 20 years. Garrett says the reason she's at the retirement community is to spread her platform of defying disabilities. "Its about educating the community about different disabilities that are affecting many Americans today and how we can better accommodate th... More>>

    Salem Red Sox Seeing an Increase in Attendance Video included

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    The Salem Red Sox's new general manager Ryan Sheltonis already hitting a home run for the team. Since he's been on the job attendance has increased and fans are more engaged. Last year the average attendance was a little over 2,700 much lower compared to just a couple years prior. In 2011, it was more than 3,400. The Salem Red Sox general manager says attendance has increased about 30 percent from last year. They completely sold out two games, a first time in six years which is due to their m... More>>

    Love Week Starts Video included

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    One church in Roanoke is helping others get a head start on back to school supplies. About 25 volunteers packed 250 back packs full of pencils, notebooks and tissues for "Straight Street." It's all part of Elevation Roanoke's second annual Love Week where volunteers give their time all week to help organizations. One organization they helped is Straight Street which is a place where teens can hanged out make friends and find someone who will listen to their problems. "We're excited that we ge... More>>

    Motorcyclist dies in Nelson Co. crash

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    Nelson County - (VA State Police)Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper E.D. Everhart responded to a two-vehicle crash Saturday (July 26) in Nelson County. The crash occurred at 10:30 a.m., at the intersection of Routes 29 and 56. A 2009 Harley Davidson FLHT was traveling north on Route 29 when it crossed the center of the roadway into the southbound lanes. The motorcycle then struck a southbound 2010 Honda Civic. The moto... More>>

    It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

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    With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. More>>

    Danville malicious wounding

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    Officers responded to the 100 block of Macon Street in Danville Saturday evening in reference to someone being shot. More>>

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

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    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. More>>

    Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

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    Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. More>>

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      31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.
    • Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

      Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

      Friday, July 25 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:49:07 GMT
      Fugitive Fridays tracks down Central Virginia's most wanted. Take a look at the photos and see if you can help police track down these suspects.
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    • DUI accident in Roanoke closes part of I-81 North

      DUI accident in Roanoke closes part of I-81 North

      DUI accident in Roanoke closes part of I-81 North

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:16:28 GMT
      ROANOKE (WSLS) - Part of Interstate 581 in Roanoke was shut down early this morning following what police say was a DUI crash.The accident happened around 3:10 a.m. Police say a man was driving a truck when he lost control and flipped.He was arrested for driving under the influence.All northbound lanes will be reopened to traffic momentarily.
      ROANOKE (WSLS) - Part of Interstate 581 in Roanoke was shut down early this morning following what police say was a DUI crash.The accident happened around 3:10 a.m. Police say a man was driving a truck when he lost control and flipped.He was arrested for driving under the influence.All northbound lanes will be reopened to traffic momentarily.
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    • Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

      Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

      Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:27 GMT
      Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.
      Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.
    • Trial begins in case over Oklahoma City bombing

      Trial begins in case over Oklahoma City bombing

      Monday, July 28 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:13:11 GMT
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
      The FBI has done a thorough search of its archives and found no evidence that more Oklahoma City bombing videos exist, federal attorneys told a judge on Monday during the first day of a trial that has rekindled...
    • Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

      Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

      Monday, July 28 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:13:04 GMT
      The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.
      Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.
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