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REVIEW: ‘Spectre’ misses its mark

The latest James Bond installment is a fun, lively bit of entertainment but it so badly misses the high water mark left by "Skyfall" that it can’t help but feel like a let-down.

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

Albemarle Parents Blast Redistricting Plan

Some parents. students and educators are urging the Albemarle School Board to re-think some redistricting proposals that are now being considered.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Peaceable Farm: Pleas For Patience, Honesty

Demands for justice include emails from people who think Commonwealth Attorney Diana Wheeler's children should be poisoned because not all of the animals have been seized.

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

Access Changes At McIntire Park

Now that construction is underway on the new YMCA, there will be some changes for getting into McIntire Park.

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

CAT Ends Detour Affecting Downtown

CAT prepares to resume trolley service to the 2nd Street stop on the Downtown Mall.

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

Schedule For Lane Closings Changed

VDOT has curtailed some of extended lane closures at the Rio at 29 North intersection


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

UVA Heads South To Take On Miami

UVA and Miami are meeting for the 13th time in series history.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

Woman Charged With Selling Heroin

A Madison County woman has been charged in Greene County with selling heroin.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

Woman Charged With Criminal Assault

A Greene County woman faces a criminal assault charge.


in Sports

No rape charge for NHL star Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane, a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, had been accused of raping a woman in his offseason home in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg early on Aug. 2.


in Lifestyle

The skies are going to be crowded this Thanksgiving

U.S. carriers are expected to fly 25.3 million passengers worldwide from Friday, Nov. 20, through Tuesday, Dec. 1.


in Weird

Seattle’s ‘gum wall’ cleaning up its act

After 20 years, Seattle officials are giving the Pike Place Market Gum Wall a deep clean to allow fans to rebuild the gross gum deposit.


in Entertainment

Twister among toys getting hall of fame nod

Toys are honored for their longevity and ability to foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.


in Entertainment

Protests growing over Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Opponents say there's nothing funny about having Republican presidential front-runner host this weekend.


in Music

Cornell gets large donation of Velvet Underground material

Author and collector Johan Kugelberg has donated 25 boxes of albums, unreleased recordings, handwritten lyrics, posters, fliers and rare photos to Cornell's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.


in Sports

Serena Williams channels inner superhero

The tennis champion is the women's world number one and is known for her strength and agility on the court, so when a man ran off with her cell phone while she dined out at a Chinese restaurant, the 34-year-old didn't hesitate to leap into action.


in Entertainment

New Pennsylvania prosecutor could be first to charge Cosby

Kevin Steele, a Democrat, on Tuesday defeated opponent Bruce Castor, a Republican, in the race for district attorney in Montgomery County, where Cosby's first named accuser filed a 2005 complaint against the actor.


in Sports

Belgium top FIFA world rankings for first time

Chile moved up four places to fifth to also reach their highest position, while Austria improved one place to a best ever tenth place.


in National, World

U.S. will not pause Keystone review; Obama expected to reject

The U.S. denied a request to pause the review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, a decision expected to lead to the project's rejection by the Obama administration.


in Entertainment

New Bond ‘Spectre’ plays like a swan song, and a long one

It may be no coincidence that Agent 007's latest love interest, played by French actress Lea Seydoux in the new James Bond movie "Spectre," is called Madeleine Swann, because the film seems like a swan song for some of the participants.

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in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops


The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.

in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

in Black Friday, National

History of the holiday: Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.