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20th Annual Book Festival Begins Wednesday

20th Annual Book Festival Begins Wednesday

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It’s the 20th annual Virginia Festival of the Book, and it begins Wednesday. One highlight is programming that targets young kids. The five-day event features dozens of famous authors speaking at several venues throughout the area. One highlight is WVPT public television saluting 45 years of Sesame Street. The salute to Sesame Street will be at 9:30 Saturday morning at the Paramount Theater.

 

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.