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Two Die After Being Struck By Train In Smyth County

Two people have died after they were struck by a train in the Chilhowie area of Smyth County.

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Liberty Student Becomes New Miss Virginia

A graduate student at Liberty University is the new Miss Virginia.

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Supreme Court rules for companies over birth control

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that businesses can object on religious grounds to providing insurance that covers birth control.

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GM victims fund to have wide eligibility

The compensation fund for victims of General Motors' defective ignition switch will be open to a broad range of people.

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Supreme Court rules against public unions over in-home care workers

The Supreme Court ruled that in-home care workers paid by the state are not similar enough to government employees to be compelled to pay union dues.

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in Entertainment

Kelly Osbourne inks her head

The "Fashion Police" co-host apologizes to her mom and dad on Twitter, while posting a picture of her tattooed head.

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Health concerns force Jeff Beck to scrap tour

The guitar great has scrapped his tour after "emergency medical attention" sidelined him for the next six weeks.

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United plane’s evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Kansas after an evacuation slide deployed in mid-air.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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in Entertainment

‘Designing Women’ star Meshach Taylor dead at 67

Taylor, best known for his role as the affable assistant on the hit television show "Designing Women," has died at age 67.

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Obama to nominate former P&G CEO as veterans secretary

President Barack Obama has chosen Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs.

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in Lifestyle, Sports

Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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in Entertainment

‘Transformers’ is a box office behemoth

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" powered up with $100 million in box office sales, the year's biggest opening weekend.

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in Viral Videos

Real-life ‘Fruit Ninja’

Forget an iPad, this guy plays with real fruit and a real - and very sharp - knife.

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Fire At Harris Teeter In Crozet

A fire early Monday morning damaged part of the Harris Teeter in Crozet.

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in Music

Metallica rocks out with hundreds of fans on Glastonbury stage

The rockers delivered a stunning performance to screaming fans, as they became the first metal band to headline the iconic festival.

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in Viral Videos

Ultimate fan-cam dance

This young Miami Marlins fan makes the most of his time on the fan-cam.

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Iraqi troops battle for city of Tikrit

Iraqi troops are battling to dislodge ISIS, as the militant Islamist group gains ground.

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Armed bandits steal $181K from Atlantic City casino

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A manhunt is underway for masked robbers who stole $181,000 from Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey.

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Airlines halt flights to Israel

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Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

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A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.