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What's News Today, Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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A candlelight vigil will be held tonight outside of the Nevada middle school where a teacher was shot and killed Monday. The middle school will remain closed for the week, while an adjacent elementary school will re-open today.

The Ohio man who confessed in a YouTube video to causing a deadly car crash while driving drunk will be sentenced today. 22-year-old Matthew Cordle pled guilty last month. He faces up to eight and a half years in prison.

Virginia Tech will make a major announcement involving the new Center for the Arts this morning at 10:30 a.m.. This comes ahead of next week's official opening of the center.

Local nuclear leaders will focus on the importance of Nuclear Clean Air Energy and STEM Education today a the new STEM Academy on the campus of Central Virginia Community College. Activities and speakers, including a Nuclear Clean Air Energy race car will be on display. It begins at 8 a.m. today.

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