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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

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A decade after Katrina, Bourbon Street is rocking again

When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Aug. 28

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 28.

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in Lifestyle

Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Emotional Vigil At WDBJ

There was an emotional vigil Thursday outside a Roanoke TV station that had employed two recent murder victims.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

UVA Police Investigate Rape Report

UVA Police say a sexual assault was reported this week near the University Grounds

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Tentative ID Of Human Remains

Albemarle Police await confirmation from the Medical Examiner's Office.

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McDonnell Lawyers Appeal To Supreme Court

Bob McDonnell's lawyers tell the U.S. Supreme Court the former governor has been a victim of overly zealous federal prosecutors.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

School Board Struggles With Capital Needs

The Albemarle School Board continues to wrestle with its list of renovation needs.

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International Group Honors Eggleston

An international group honors Albemarle Fire Chief Dan Eggleston.

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

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When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

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Vicki Gardner’s Condition Improves

The condition of the woman shot and wounded during the WDBJ interview has improved.

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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

in Sports

This week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.