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What's News Today, Thursday, July 25, 2013

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The Senate's agenda today focuses on ending sexual assaults in the military. A bipartisan group of senators will be joined by several retired female service members this morning to discuss possible reforms that would battle military sexual assaults.

The trial of Private First Class Bradley Manning is set to wrap up this morning when closing arguments on both sides are delivered. Manning is the accused Wikileaks whistle blower.

Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore will be in Bedford this morning from 8:00-9:30 for the second annual "Central Virginia Spotlight on Agriculture." He'll discuss the importance of agribusiness on the economy at Liberty Station Restaurant.

FloydFest 12 opens to the public today. The four day music festival will be complete with food, entertainment and activities right off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The ribbon will be cut for the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op Downtown grocery store at 12:30. If you're one of the first 2,000 Co-op shoppers, you'll get a free reusable shopping bag.

Also this afternoon, Franklin County will get a donation of 15 pet oxygen masks. Invisible Fence will make the donation at 12:30 at the Public Safety Building-training center in Rocky Mount.

If you're in Lynchburg tonight, take a walk around city with the Chamber of Commerce. Every Thursday night at 5:30, walkers will be at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center for a three mile walk as part of the 100 Mile Challenge.

The Starkey Road bridge replacement project will be the topic discussed at a community meeting at the South County Library tonight at 7:00. VDOT staff will there to explain the plans.

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