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Willis leads Flames to season-opening victory at Western Kentucky

Malik Willis accounted for more than 300 yards of total offense and scored three rushing touchdowns as the Flames opened the coronavirus pandemic-altered 2020 season with a 30-24 victory at Western Kentucky. Read more

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DUI manslaughter of friend, passenger lands Bedford man eight years in prison

A Bedford man was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday for involuntary manslaughter of his friend, a passenger, in a crash while drunk earlier this year.

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Liberty University reports 46 active COVID-19 cases as semester winds down

Liberty University on Wednesday reported 46 active COVID-19 cases among its students and employees, an increase from the 37 cases reported a week ago. University officials have instructed 347 students and employees to quarantine this week. 

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Police: Victim identified in fatal Super 8 shooting in Lynchburg

UPDATE: On Wednesday the Lynchburg Police Department identified the man who died from a single gunshot wound Tuesday night as Lamark Andrae…

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Area wrestling teams, knowing they're at high risk for disease spread, hoping for season

High school teams across the state are facing a precarious future. Will they begin to compete next month? Or will the pandemic force another alteration to plans?

State & Region

Richmond judge orders Kanye West removed from Virginia presidential ballot

The judge ordered state elections officials to not permit West’s name to be printed on ballots for the Nov. 3 election.

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More than 550 positive coronavirus cases have been reported at colleges across Virginia

More than 550 positive cases of the coronavirus have been reported among students, faculty and staff at Virginia colleges and universities as they've reopened their campuses for the fall semester.

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Inspector general: Va. Parole Board violated law, policies in releasing killer of Richmond officer

The Virginia Parole Board and its former chairperson violated state law and parole board policies in its decision to grant parole to Vincent Martin, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1980 for killing a Richmond police officer, according to an investigative report by the Office of the Inspector General that initially was kept secret.

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Kings Dominion not reopening this year - first time in 45 years theme park has closed for an entire season

Kings Dominion won't be open this year.

Sports

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Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday

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Tide's Saban tests positive for virus, will miss Iron Bowl

The Iron Bowl will be without its biggest star.

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Johnson's 31 points, Ohio's dominating third quarter too much for Liberty women's basketball

Erica Johnson scored 31 points and pulled down eight rebounds, Cece Hooks added 18 points and Ohio used a dominating third quarter to take control and defeat Liberty 76-72 Wednesday afternoon.

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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Maradona captivated fans over a two-decade career with a bewitching style of play that was all his own.

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Your Community Credit Union, Central Virginia FCU Continues to Serve Members After More than 40 years!

From humble beginnings to now Your Community Credit Union, Central Virginia FCU has changed in many exciting ways! From one room inside the…

Entertainment

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Movies in a Minute: 'The Croods: A New Age' & 'The Buddy Games'

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Movies in a Minute: 'The Croods: A New Age' & 'Buddy Games'

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These wine-braised, bone-in beef short ribs are sure to make your mouth water

Cooking these bone-in beef short ribs slowly is key to breaking down the fatty, connective tissue to achieve tender meat. 

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REVIEW: There's no real winner in 'Buddy Games'

Because it’s far too cruel, “Buddy Games” deserves to be ignored, much like its participants.

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Watch Now: Festive options for visiting Santa during COVID-19

Malls, mail, and Zoom could help get your list into Santa's hands!

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Watch Now: Thanksgiving food myths debunked

Not all Thanksgiving dishes are as they appear

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Watch Now: Five of the strangest items TSA won't let you take through security

These are some of the strangest items TSA won't let you bring in your carry-on bag.

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Hormel released a bacon-scented mask so you can smell bacon all day

Gross or brilliant? You decide.

National

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US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Wednesday appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections.

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Trump pardons Flynn despite guilty plea in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, ending a yearslong prosecution in the Russia investigation that saw Flynn twice plead guilty to lying to the FBI and then reverse himself before the Justice Department stepped in to dismiss his case.

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Argentina's soccer fans weep for superhero Diego Maradona

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina's stunned soccer fans sought each other out Wednesday to mourn the death of Diego Maradona, gathering by the hundreds in spots linked to the life of the legendary player.

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Rocky the Christmas tree stowaway owl returns to the wild

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Rocky the stowaway owl is back in the wild.

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