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What's News Today, Friday, August 30, 2013

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President Barack Obama will meet with leaders of the three Baltic nations today ahead of next week's G20 summit in Russia. The president will highlight the transformation of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania from Soviet controlled states to democracies.

An Arizona judge will hear proposed policy changes today after ruling a local sheriff racially profiled Latinos during immigration patrols. The hearing is expected to produce remedies to how the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office handles traffic stops and makes arrests.

A big announcement will be made this morning about Lynchburg's Beacon of Hope. The news conference at 11:00 a.m. will announce a sizeable gift to the organization that works to help students prepare for life after high school.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis will stop in Roanoke today. He'll talk to voters at Corned Beef & Company from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The annual Hillsville Flea Market & Gun Show is this weekend. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. VDOT is encouraging people not attending to avoid the area as traffic congestion could be an issue. The flea market runs through Monday.

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