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  1. Weekly Buzz - March 27 - March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    This isn't the roller derby of the '70s. These hits are real. There's nothing staged about this game.

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  2. City Council Passes Resolution For Virginian Hotel ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Virginian is now one step closer to becoming a hotel once again in downtown Lynchburg. There was a lot of debate Tuesday night, but Lynchburg City Council passed this project with a 6 to 1 vote.

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  3. Play Ball: Heritage High Dedicates New Baseball, Softball StadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Former and current head coaches, city school administrators and Heritage High principals of past and present threw of the first pitches at Heritage High School's new baseball and softball stadiums just before the varsity teams took the field. Heritage High School baseball and softball teams dedicated their stadiums Tuesday night.

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  4. Military Families React to Announcement No Reduction of Troops in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Despite what many thought close to 10,000 troops will not be coming home by the end of the year. "President Ghani has requested some flexibility on our drawdown timelines, and I've decided that we'll maintain our current posture of 9,800 troops through the end of this year," said President Obama during a joint press conference with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani at the White House today.

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  5. Lynrocten's Former Head Teller SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The former teller of the Lynrocten Federal Credit Union will spend more than 3 years in prison. Teresa Humphries pleaded guilty to federal embezzlement charges in 2014.

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  6. First Presbyterian Church Celebrates 200 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Hundreds gathered Sunday morning at the First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg for a bicentennial celebration. The church was first established 200 years ago in Lynchburg.

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  7. In a Fire Would You Know How to Escape?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- In the wake of a horrible tragedy in Danville, where two little girls lost their lives in a fire, many are wondering if they would know how or what to do if fire broke out in their own home. Lynchburg Fire Department's Battalion Chief, Greg Wormser wants to make sure all children know the fire safety drills, that will give them the best chance to escape a fire and to safety.

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  8. Person responsible for shooting dog not facing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: An investigation has determined that the shooter was justified in his actions according to the law and no charges will be filed. According to police, Virginia State Code 3.2-6552 allows a person to kill a dog found in the act of killing or injuring livestock or poultry.

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  9. Officer's Drug Arrest Experience in Pot or Not CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Bedford Co., VA - The Bedford County school resource officer being sued by the family of an 11-year-old boy has made 14 drug arrests in her 6-year law enforcement career. The Bedford Middle School student's parents say Deputy Morgan Calohan had an intake officer charge the boy with marijuana possession in September, despite negative field tests.

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  10. Two Children Saved in Danville House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Halifax County, VA - Firefighters in Halifax County say there is a working fire on Cardwell Street, Gilbert Street and Halifax Road on Wednesday night. Charlottesville, VA - A video of a University of Virginia student being arrested early this morning is sparking outrage across the state and country.The governor is calling for an investigation into Martese Johnson's arrest who is shown in the video and photos with a bloody face being held down by an officer.

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  11. Former Gov. Bob McDonnell Unaware of Wife's Relationship with CEO, According to DocumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    New documents have been released that show what former first lady Maureen McDonnell would have testified to had she and her husband been tried separately. According to the court documents, Maureen would have told the court her husband was not aware of her relationship with the Star Scientific CEO.

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  12. Lynchburg Humane Society Opens New LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The animals had been moved into the new shelter over the last few days, and yesterday was the first day they were open for adoptions. "All the animals are here, all the staff are here, we are fully-operational...We are working on a few things, so I would ask the community to bear with us, as we train the newer staff, and work toward figuring out how to operate our of this beautiful new space," says Executive Director Makena Yarbrough.

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  13. Bedford Co. Parents File Federal Lawsuit Over Child's SuspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Bedford Co., VA - A Bedford County boy suspended and charged with marijuana possession is back in school, but his family's lawsuit against the school system is moving forward. Bruce and Linda Bays claim the leaf an assistant principal found in the boy's backpack field tested negative for pot three times.

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  14. Appomattox Sesquicentennial Shuttle Volunteers NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    There will be a brief volunteer training on Tuesday, April 7th from 11am - noon or 1pm -2pm in the City Council Chamber, 900 Church Street.

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  15. Teen Hit by Car at Dream CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- A sixteen year old girl is in stable condition tonight after, police say she was hit by a car in front of the Dream Center in Lynchburg, early Sunday morning. 16 year old Jamanyeh Jefferson is improving-after being listed as critical on Saturday night/early Sunday morning's accident here at the Dream Center.

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  16. Lynchburg Humane Society Moves Animals To New FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- The Lynchburg Humane Society officially closed the doors of its old facility Sunday morning. Dozens of volunteers brought their cars to line up and load the animals and move them to the brand new building on Graves Mill Road.

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  17. Badges For Basketball Championship Hosted By LPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- The recent unrest between police and communities across the nation has created a divide in many neighborhoods. But here in Lynchburg, police are continuing an on-going effort to build relationships with local kids.

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  18. Locals Learn Skills To Spot StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    "These individuals are our eyes in the field. They provide us with ground-truth information that motivate people to to take the appropriate shelter, so they are apart of our team that helps us with our mission of saving lives," said Phil Hysell of the National Weather Service in Blacksburg.

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  19. Rosedale Developers Say They Have Plan To Make Next Mixed-Use Project ThriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    It's the last big chunk of land in the Lynchburg city limits and developers and city leaders say they have the plan to make this real estate thrive. Developers plan to move dirt soon at the site of the Rosedale project, a 65-acre site just off Graves Mill Road .

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  20. Beloved Doctor's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.- Greg Starbuck, Director of Historic Sandusky House, has this to say about Dr. Peter Houck, "Peter was a Renaissance man. He was into so many things.

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