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  1. Community Prepares For Turkey TrotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Get ready to trot on Turkey Day. The 26th annual race is set for this Thursday bright and early - with events starting at 8 a.m. The races start on Main Street in front of Wells Fargo in downtown Lynchburg.

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  2. Significant Storm System Impacts Our Area Between Midnight, Mid-Afternoon TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A significant storm system impacts our part of the state between about midnight tonight and mid-afternoon tomorrow. Rain moves in from North Carolina and into all areas of the state to start, then a changeover to snow will occur before daybreak in the New River Valley, Southwestern Mountains, Western Highlands, and areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Amherst, Nelson, and Rockbridge Counties.

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  3. Community Sees Big Push To Shop Locally This Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Some people won't hit the big box stores to finish their Christmas lists and instead will take advantage of Small Business Saturday. It's a national push to shop local, but Lynchburg has expanded buying local big time.

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  4. Bomb Threat Suspect Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    UPDATE: The man charged with calling in bomb threats to several Lynchburg city schools and the hospital pleaded guilty Monday. According to Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Jeff Bennett, Dexter White pleaded guilty to 17 counts of threatening to bomb or burn.

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  5. Bedford Hills Elementary Students Help Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The students and families of Bedford Hills Elementary School pitched in to help the Lynchburg Salvation Army. The school went into action collecting breakfast food after they saw a story on ABC-13 about the Salvation Army's shortage.

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  6. Police: Suspect in Custody After Lynchburg Shooting Leaves One DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg police have a arrested a man in connection with a shooting early this morning. According to a press release, police were called to 1803 Georgia Avenue for a report that someone had been shot.

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  7. Historic Lynchburg Home Being Restored After Wall CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- They were forced out of their home earlier this year when the entire side of the house collapsed. Now, after help from the community their historic Lynchburg home is being put back together, stronger than ever.

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  8. Venomous Snake Bites Charlotte County StudentRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Charlotte Co, VA- A very scary incident for one student at a Charlotte County elementary school. A child playing on the school playground, ended up getting bitten by a venomous snake, a week ago, Tuesday.

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  9. NC Man Believes He Saw Sheila Lyon in Station WagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A North Carolina man who lived in Northern Virginia in 1975 believes he saw Sheila Lyon about two weeks after she and her sister Katherine disappeared. Marshall Dietz said in a phone interview Friday he was driving to work the morning of April 7, 1975 when he pulled up beside a station wagon at a stoplight.

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  10. Virginians Pay The Most For Groceries In The CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- We are a week out from Thanksgiving Day and if you haven't already, you're probably planning that big grocery trip. But some Virginians will be paying the most in the COUNTRY.

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  11. Police Seek Walmart Theft SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg police are investigating a larceny at the Walmart on Old Forest Road. According to police, it happened on November 9th at 12:40 am.

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  12. Wreath Making Workshop at Old City CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg residents who want to learn how to make a wreath may do so by joining Kaye Moomaw, November 29 at 9:30 a.m. for a Christmas Wreath Making Workshop. For the first time in a long time, it is back on the grounds of Old City Cemetery.

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  13. Man Arrested After Accident - Charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg police say that around 11 Tuesday night, they responded to 29 South at the Stadium Road exit where a car had overturned. They say the driver was trapped inside, but passerby's were able to help him out before police got there.

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  14. Man Arrested Following Morning Shooting in LynchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: 8:48 a.m. Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg Police spokesman says a man is in custody in connection with this morning's shooting on Light Street. According to LPD, EMS crews took the woman who was shot to the emergency room.

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  15. LC Upends AverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    From LC athletics: LYNCHBURG, VA - The Lynchburg College men's basketball team rallied from a halftime deficit and outscored Averett University 36-28 in the second half in route to a 55-50 non-conference victory in the home opener Tuesday. Lynchburg kept the game close in the first half due in large part to the offensive effort by Zack Burnett .

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  16. Anonymous Donors Are Matching Donations to the Lynchburg Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Big news for the Lynchburg Humane Society: an anonymous group of donors has vowed to match all donations made to the shelter through the end of the year. The Executive Director Makena Yarbrough says it came as a big surprise when she found out.

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  17. HughesNet To Honor "5-Year Locked-In" Internet Agreement With VA CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    "All we had available to us was dial-up and if you've ever used dial-up service it's very, very slow," said Michael McCann. In April 2012, when a flyer came in the mail from DISH about applying for high-speed internet Michael and his wife Sarah immediately jumped at the idea.

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  18. Bank Attorney Signs Order in Bedford Cemetery DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    An attorney representing Bank of the James has signed a final court order that keeps the bank from moving remains from a family cemetery in Bedford. Last month Judge Jim Updike denied the bank's request to relocate the remains from the property along U.S. 460 to another site.

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  19. Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Part of I-81Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    According to VDOT, an overturned tractor trailer has the left southbound travel lane of I-81 closed at mile marker 135. The tractor trailer was hauling sugar.

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  20. Fetal Remains Found at Wastewater FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Henrico County police are investigating fetal remains found at a wastewater treatment facility. Police say in a news release that workers discovered the remains Monday afternoon while processing solid waste at the Henrico Waste Water Treatment Facility.

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