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What's News Today, Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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Evidence against former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez is expected to be revealed in the day ahead. Documents detailing exactly what investigators seized from his home will be made available later this afternoon.

The Texas House is scheduled to debate and vote on a measure containing tough new abortion restrictions today. It's expected to be passed by the legislature's Republican majority in the current 30 day special session.

James Comey, the Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, is facing his Senate confirmation hearing today. The FBI Agents Association has told Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy it supports Comey's nomination but civil liberties groups are concerned Comey signed off on abusive CIA interrogation of terrorist suspects during the Bush administration.

An oversight board will hear testimony on NSA spying today. Its first public event since disclosure of the spying operations. The board is planning a comprehensive inquiry and public report.

A Rockbridge County art teacher will have a bond hearing in Lexington today as he faces charges of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Florida. 43-year-old Gregory Staton is expected to be extradited to Florida to face charges.

The first of three information session's about Home Instead Senior Care's Be A Santa To A Senior program is this afternoon from 4:00-6:00 p.m.. You'll learn how you can make a difference this Christmas for the isolated and needy seniors in the community at the Roanoke location on Peters Creek Road.

First lady Michelle Obama will hold the second annual Kids State Dinner to recognize the 54 winners from the healthy lunchtime challenge. The challenge was designed to have families create a healthy, affordable and tasty original lunchtime recipe using the nutritional guidelines of My Plate.

  • F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:17:16 GMT
    Augusta County (WSLS) - According to Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. "On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., was killed tragically in Wednesday's F-15 cra...
    Augusta County (WSLS) - According to Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. "On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., was killed tragically in Wednesday's F-15 cra...
  • Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:38:12 GMT
    Dominique Moss, 24, has been identified as a person of interest in the Lynchburg shooting. Dominique Moss, 24, has been identified as a person of interest in the Lynchburg shooting.
    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday night.
    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday night.
  • Virginia Living Magazine names Jefferson College of Health Sciences as a top Health & Medicine college

    Virginia Living Magazine names Jefferson College of Health Sciences as a top Health & Medicine college

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:10:46 GMT
    Dr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was  put up this weekDr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was put up this week
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences has transitioned from being primarily an associate degree school to a college that offers baccalaureate and masters degrees for students.
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences has transitioned from being primarily an associate degree school to a college that offers baccalaureate and masters degrees for students.
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