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What's News Today, Friday, July 12, 2013

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A Russian official of Amnesty International says he plans to meet with NSA leaker Edward Snowden today but he's not saying where. Snowden is believed to be stuck in the transit zone of Moscow's airport while he negotiates for asylum in another country.

The little girl known to much of the world as Malala will make a speech to the United Nations today, her 16th birthday. Malala Yousufzai became well known last year after she was shot in the head by the Taliban after leading a campaign for the education of women.

The town of Rocky Mount is hoping weather today doesn't cancel its Independence Day Festival at Franklin County High School. The free family friendly event begins at 5:00 p.m. after being postponed last week because of rain.

Chick-fil-A is celebrating Cow Appreciation Day with a free meal for customers who come in their best bovine attire. You get to choose the meal anytime today as a thank you.

  • Virginia Settles ABC Lawsuit

    Virginia Settles ABC Lawsuit

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:09:02 GMT
    Attorney General Mark Herring says the Commonwealth has reached a settlement with Elizabeth Daly in her $40 million lawsuit against several agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
    Attorney General Mark Herring says the Commonwealth has reached a settlement with Elizabeth Daly in her $40 million lawsuit against several agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
  • Franklin County accident causes lane closures on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    State Trooper injured in accident on Brooks Mill Road

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:31:25 GMT
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
    State Police confirm that a trooper was involved in a crash Tuesday night.
  • Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Fugitive sex offender captured in Roanoke

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:41:44 GMT
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
    ROANOKE (WSLS) - A man wanted for sex crimes against a minor was captured in Roanoke during a traffic stop.
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