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What's News Today, Monday, July 15, 2013

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A trial begins today that will determine whether the owners of New York's twin towers are entitled to more than three billion dollars in damages from the September 11th attacks. World Trade Center Properties claims several airlines and aviation companies were negligent in the attacks.

Today in the nation's capitol, The United States immigration and customs enforcement, known as ICE, will announce the results of a major operation to identify and rescue sexually exploited children.

Demonstrators plan to march on Washington today to protest immigration reform. The Conservative Black American Leadership Alliance organized the rally.

Trial begins today on the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's voter identification law. At issue is a photo ID law that would be one of the strictest in the nation if it is upheld.

President George H.W. Bush will be at the White House today to celebrate an awards program his administration initiated 24 years ago. President Barack Obama and the first lady will host the 89 year old Former President and First Lady, Barbara, to award the 5,000 Daily Point of Light Award.

Some of Roanoke's rising sixth graders will get a behind-the-scenes look at how a museum operates, learn about career options and take part in an art project at the Taubman Museum of Art today from 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. It's part of the museum's annual career day.

Twinkies will make its triumphant return to store shelves today. Hostess is selling the ceremonial first batch since the company's bankruptcy, in a collectible box.

 

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