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Investigators search for clues on Wallops Island

Happy Thursday from Heather!

Investigators will be back on Wallops Island in a few hours, scouring for signs of what caused the massive Antares rocket explosion The company that owns the rocket, Orbital Sciences, says it hopes to have some sort of understanding of why it failed within a week. We're learning that NASA hit the self-destruct button on the rocket 14 seconds after liftoff, as a precaution to contain the amount of debris.


Breaking overnight: Richmond Police are looking for two men who held up an Exxon Gas Station on Jahnke Road at gunpoint.

Two people were shot during celebrations that got out of hand in the streets of San Francisco, after the Giants beat the Kansas City Royals in the World Series 3 to 2.

Andrew says we can expect a nice day today, and good trick-or-treating weather Friday night! Join us on the air now!

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