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Backstage Pass: Mark Nizer

Local artist Mark Nizer combines many moving parts to create a unique performance.

EPA Going Forward with New Rule Despite Court Ruling

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.

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Apple Expected To Unveil New Products

(Metro) IPhone users should mark their calendars for September 9th. 

That's when Apple is expected to unveil the latest incarnations of its smartphone, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 Plus S. 

Apple sent a cryptic invitation to journalists for a September 9th event in San Francisco that included the message "Hey Siri, give us a hint." 

Some tech experts also say Apple could launch a new version of the iPad at the event as well.

One in Seven People on Earth Used Facebook This Week

(Metro) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says a record number of people connected with the social network this week. 

Zuckerberg says that on Monday over one-billion people used Facebook, marking the first time so many people have logged in on a single day. 

Zuckerberg pointed out that means one in seven people on Earth were using Facebook that day.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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'Hoos Down Cal Poly to Improve to 2-0

It was a big night for freshman defensive midfielder Courtney Petersen at Klöckner, scoring a goal and assisting on another as Virginia won 2-0 over Caly Poly (0-1-2) in the Virginia Nike Soccer Classic.

'Hoos Release Griffin From Scholarship

February signee T.J. Griffin will not be joining the Virginia football program, coach Mike London announced Friday afternoon.

16 CAMPS: Barons' Strength Lies in Team Speed

In the off season the Blue Ridge School built a $2.6 million athletic complex that includes a new turf football field and the Barons think that plays right into their team speed.

@FNEFootball Scoreboard: Week 1

Click for final scores from opening night of the 2015 prep football season in Central Virginia.

NATIONAL NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Burkina Faso court rejects presidential candidate of former ruling party

A Burkina Faso court has rejected the chosen presidential candidate of the former ruling party, prompting calls for a boycott of the vote in October.

Veteran Mozambican journalist, known for crime reporting, shot dead

A veteran Mozambican journalist, known for his crime reporting, was gunned down on the streets of the capital.

Pakistan army says its airstrikes kill 14 suspected militants in troubled tribal region

The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants.

Search on boat carrying migrants to Greek island finds dead 15-year-old

Authorities say a 15-year-old migrant has been found suffocated on a yacht that carried 59 others to a Greek island.

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