What's News Today, Thursday, August 21, 2013 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

What's News Today, Thursday, August 21, 2013

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Army Private First Class Bradley Manning will be sentenced this morning after being convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the secret sharing website Wikileaks. He's facing up to 90 years in prison.

The National Association of Realtors will release existing home sales figures for July this morning. The numbers, showing completed transactions are expected to show an increase.

Blacksburg will get busier today as undergraduates begin move-in at Virginia Tech. Hokie Helpers will be out from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. today through Saturday to help unload vehicles.

Goodwill is hosting another job fair today from 10:00 a.m.to noon at its Melrose jobs center. This one is for fitters and welders for Freight Car America.

The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce will have a kick off meeting tonight from 4:00-5:30 p.m. to begin planning next year's 50th anniversary celebration. The meeting will be at Westlake Library.

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