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You can catch Jim Bresnahan’s local, regional and state news updates weekdays on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and AM-1450. Jim’s news reports focus on Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County on AM-1450. On the news updates on Classic 96.7, 3WZ, Jim focuses on the Rockbridge County area, along with other localities throughout the region, including Lynchburg and Campbell County as well as Bedford, Amherst, Botetourt County, Appomattox and Farmville. Local news reports can be heard weekday mornings at 6:50, 7:50, 8:50 and 11:50 on Classic 96.7, 3WZ and mornings and afternoons on AM-1450, WREL. Follow Jim Bresnahan on Facebook


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Liberty Football Approved for FBS
The NCAA has approved Liberty University’s request to join the Football Bowl Subdivision as an independent program. Liberty should be able to begin play in the division in 2018 and should be FBS bowl eligible starting in... more >>
Quinnipiac Poll on Governor's Race
Former 5th District Congressman, Democrat Tom Perriello, has moved into a tie with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for the Democratic nomination for governor, according to a new Quinnipiac survey. Perriello and Northam both got 19 percent in the Quinnipiac... more >>
Record Number of Applications to Radford University
Radford University has announced it has received a record number of applications for admittance to the university. At last report, Radford University had received more than 13,200 new freshman applications, a more than 78 percent increase from last... more >>
Spring Fire Season Underway
Spring Fire Season starts Wednesday, February 15. Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burn Ban will be in effect through the end of April. Under the law, open-air fires are not allowed before 4 p.m. each day, if the fire is located within 300 feet of woodland,... more >>
March is Red Cross Month
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to save lives by donating blood. Red Cross officials say donors of all blood types, especially type O, are needed. To make an appointment to donate blood, you can... more >>
AAA Survey Finds Young Millennials Are Risky Drivers
A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that young millennials are the riskiest drivers. According to the study, almost 90 percent of those between the ages of 19 and 24 engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel... more >>
Lynchburg Man Wins $250,000
A Lynchburg man, Robert Taylor, has won $250,000 in the Virginia Lottery's Money Bag Doubler game. Taylor bought his winning ticket to the game at the Kroger on Timberlake Road. Taylor, who is retired, said he and his wife aren’t sure just yet... more >>
ACA Files Federal Suit Against Buena Vista
ACA Financial Guaranty Corporation, the New York firm that insured Buena Vista’s bonds for the Vista Links course, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Buena Vista after the city decided in 2014 to default on its debt. The city has 60 days... more >>
Events to Mark 10th Anniversary of Virginia Tech Shootings
Virginia Tech has lined up a number of events to honor those who died during the April 16, 2007, mass shooting on campus. To mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy, Virginia Tech’s Day of Remembrance will include the lighting of a ceremonial... more >>
Red Cross Needs Blood and Platelet Donations
The American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to donate to overcome a shortage. Red Cross officials say to make an appointment to give blood, you can visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).... more >>
Conference on Drones
Piedmont Virginia Community College in Albemarle County will be the location in late February for a national conference on the use of drones for public safety. The three-day conference, being called the National Unmanned Aerial Systems Summit, will... more >>

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