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What's News Today, Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Accused kidnapper Ariel Castro will be arraigned on 648 new counts against him for the alleged kidnapping and rape of three young women in Cleveland. His trial is scheduled to start August 5th.

The Senate will have a hearing on revising the Voting Rights Act today, after a key provision of the act was struck down by the Supreme Court in June.

The Environmental Protection Agency will name its headquarters after President Bill Clinton today. The 42nd president will attend the ceremony.

Senator Tim Kaine will hold his first Twitter & Facebook town hall at noon today. You can submit questions now using #AskTim.

Lifeguard teams from all over Virginia will compete in today to showcase their rescue skills. It's taking place from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Roanoke's Fallon Park pool

The president of Roanoke's Tea Party will make a presentation to during the city's GOP meeting tonight at 6:30 in council chambers. Chip Tarbutton will discuss nullification and why it's needed.

It's back to school today at William Marvin Bass Elementary in Lynchburg. Students at the year round school will kick off this new year with an assembly at 9:30 a.m.

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