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What's News Today, Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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President Barack Obama will release the third annual National Climate assessment in the day ahead. A draft of the report includes a sobering forecast about how climate and weather conditions may change in the United States. The president is expected to outline what the White House is doing to address global climate change.

The Senate plans to bring two bills to the floor regarding the Keystone Pipeline. One is a bipartisan bill in favor of building it as part of a larger energy compromise. The other only considers the issue of whether or not to build the pipeline. No final decision on either piece of legislation is expected today.

The Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce will host a business roundtable today from 11:30 to 1:30 at Jake's Place. The meeting will focus on several key issues including the lake's economy...business marketing...and how businesses can work together.

The Skeleton 4-H Education Center in Wirtz will have an open house today to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Virginia Cooperative Extension and the 50th anniversary of the center. More than 12 million dollars has been spent on renovating the center over the last decade. The open house is from 4 to 7 p.m..

  • F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    F-15 Pilot’s Identity Released

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:17:16 GMT
    Augusta County (WSLS) - According to Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. "On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., was killed tragically in Wednesday's F-15 cra...
    Augusta County (WSLS) - According to Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. "On behalf of the family of our fallen pilot and with a sense of profound sadness, I am sad to share that Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., was killed tragically in Wednesday's F-15 cra...
  • Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    UPDATE: Police identify person of interest in deadly Lynchburg shooting

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:38:12 GMT
    Dominique Moss, 24, has been identified as a person of interest in the Lynchburg shooting. Dominique Moss, 24, has been identified as a person of interest in the Lynchburg shooting.
    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday night.
    Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday night.
  • Virginia Living Magazine names Jefferson College of Health Sciences as a top Health & Medicine college

    Virginia Living Magazine names Jefferson College of Health Sciences as a top Health & Medicine college

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:10:46 GMT
    Dr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was  put up this weekDr. Nathinel Bishop in front of new JCHS sign that was put up this week
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences has transitioned from being primarily an associate degree school to a college that offers baccalaureate and masters degrees for students.
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences has transitioned from being primarily an associate degree school to a college that offers baccalaureate and masters degrees for students.
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