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What's News Today, Friday, January 31, 2014

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A hearing will be held for accused Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes. Lawyers are expected to argue against allowing certain information at trial they deem unreliable.

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will step down at the end of the day today after eight years on the job. Janet Yellen will take the helm Saturday, becoming the first woman to lead the fed in its 100-year history.

Governor Terry McAuliffe will be in Martinsville later this morning. He plans to make a major economic announcement at 11:30.

You can officially begin filing your taxes today. The IRS delayed the original filing by 10 days because last year's two week government shutdown.

The Campbell County Sheriff's will law enforcement workers and citizens who have demonstrated heroic duty and service to the community in the last year. It's at 2:00 this afternoon in the Board of Supervisors meeting room in Rustburg.

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