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Title: Lights, Camera, Lynchburg
When: 11/15/2012
Description: This year's Light's, Camera,

Lynchburg video contest is

underway. Deadline for

entries is November 16, 2012.

More information available at

lynchburgva.gov/videocontest.
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  • Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution in Arizona

    iStock/Thinkstock(FLORENCE, Ariz.) -- A double murderer executed in Arizona on Wednesday was pronounced dead almost two hours after the process began, state Attorney General Tom Horne said.

    "The execution of Joseph Wood commenced at 1:57 p.m. at the Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC)-Florence and he was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m.," the Attorney General said in a statement.

    Wood's attorneys filed a motion for emergency stay of the execution after the inmate was reported, “gasping and snorting for more than an hour,” according to court documents they filed.

    "The experiment using midazolam combined with...

  • Family Booted Off Southwest Airlines After Dad Tweeted About 'Rude' Gate Agent

    Rick Gershon/Getty Images(DENVER) -- A Minneapolis man said he and his two children were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight after the father tweeted about a “rude” gate agent who refused to give his kids priority boarding.

    The incident happened on Sunday afternoon when Duff Watson was traveling with his daughters, ages 9 and 6, from Denver to Minneapolis.

    “I have been traveling with Southwest for a few years now, and I’m an A-list member,” Watson told ABC News Wednesday. “You can board the plane early."

    Watson said his two children have...

  • FAA Extends Travel Ban to Israel for Another 24 Hours

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration announced  Wednesday that it has not lifted its ban against travel to or from Tel Aviv's airport and will prohibit air travel to Israel for an additional 24 hours.

    "The agency is working closely with the Government of Israel to review the significant new information they have provided and determine whether potential risks to U.S. civil aviation are mitigated so the agency can resolve concerns as quickly as possible," the FAA said in a statement.

    This comes a day after the agency barred all American...

  • Alan Jackson Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame Opening August 29

    Image Courtesy Kristy Belcher/Schmidt RelationsAlan Jackson's new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville opens August 29.

    "Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin' It Country" gives museum visitors a look at memorabilia including the water skis Alan wore in the "Chattahoochee" video, the guitar he played on the 2001 CMA Awards debuting "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" and the Harley-Davidson he posed with on the cover of his 1992 album A Lot About Livin' (and a Little 'bout Love).

    Alan will also perform a few...

  • Miranda Lambert Shows Off Her On-the-Road Oasis

    Image Courtesy Sony Music NashvilleMiranda Lambert is rocking out harder than ever on her just-launched Platinum tour, so she wanted her tour bus to be an oasis from the madness of being on the road. That's why she completely remodeled the interior with soft fabrics and colors for the 2014 tour.

    Miranda showed off her new home on wheels in a new video posted on USA Today's website. She says, "When I come on here, I really just wanted to have a place that's like a cottage on wheels...

  • Randy Travis's "Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am" Due Out August 19

    Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleA second volume of Randy Travis's Influence album series is due out August 19. Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am features Randy's take on classics from Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Johnny Cash, Vern Gosdin and more.

    Randy says, "The 'Influence' that the older, great ones had on me, and the 'Influence' that I may, somehow, have on the ones that come along after me, is God’s way of allowing us to pay it forward. It is my prayer answered -- and, His will done --...