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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefNatalie Lombardo likes to fix things. "It's part of my personality," said Lombardo, a Lynchburg College senior. "I like to care for people." When choosing a career, medicine seemed like a natural fit. "My mom is in the medical field and my dad is...
ReporterThe frustration of Franklin County students and parent is continuing to grow. They say they want county leaders to allocate more money to fully fund the school system. “It’s sad that we are in this position, but we have to keep on fighting...
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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistOn Friday, May 17th, at 8 a.m. the Franklin County Sheriff's Department put on a mock DUI traffic stop and arrest in front of Franklin County High School. Three students were pulled over and officers found several bottles of alcohol in the car. The...
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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger announced Tuesday that he is stepping down. Steger is scheduled to give the commencement speech at Virginia Tech’s graduation Friday. Steger has been the school’s president since 2000. “When...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe second annual Diploma Campaign to support the Community College Access Program (CCAP) kicks off May 5 in area Stop-In Food Stores and Kroger locations. CCAP is a tuition-assistance program at Virginia Western Community College that allows graduating...
WDBJ7 ReporterBesides taking a full load of classes, a growing group of students from Carroll County High School is also working outside on 65 acres. New River Valley reporter Orlando Salinas has the story. "Guys today we're going to be picking up a few rocks",...
Virginia Commonwealth University students will pay more for tuition and mandatory fees starting in the fall. Returning students will continue to pay under a block pricing structure under the plan approved Friday by the Board of Visitors. New students...
WDBJ7 ReporterMartinsville City Council will display a quilt that's been the center of a heated racial debate. Tuesday night's meeting was the city's first full council meeting since this whole thing started. More than a dozen people spoke either for or against...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistVirginia Tech students are making big moves when it comes to erasing their footprint on the environment. In just one year, the school has collected and diverted more than 500 tons of compostable waste from the regional landfill. Employees at...
WDBJ7 ReporterOn Wednesday at Radford University, business and local leaders had a roundtable discussion about exceptionally gifted foreigh students and how they impact the local economy. Educators say some of the nearly 1 million foreign born Virginia residents...
UPDATE: Five more students contract chicken pox at Tunstall High School, principal says it's under controlWDBJ7 ReporterThe principal at Tunstall High School believes an outbreak of chickenpox is under control. 25 students have the disease. The Health Department spent the start of this week giving vaccinations to more than 100 students at both Tunstall High School and ...
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Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
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