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3 weeks ago in Sports

Bryant built Hall of Fame career with tireless work ethic

For 20 long seasons, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant lit up the National Basketball Association with a work ethic and closing ability matched by very few until he finally ended his stellar career on Wednesday.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Warriors earn record-setting 73rd win

The Golden State Warriors earned a National Basketball Association record-setting 73rd regular season victory on Wednesday with a 125-104 blowout win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

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3 weeks ago in Sports, Viral Videos

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Love him, or hate him, Kobe Bryant definitely made his mark on basketball.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 14

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable milestones.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Election, Local, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Supervisors Approve 2 Cents Tax Hike

The Albemarle Supervisors voted 5-1 Wednesday for a new real estate tax rate of 83.9 cents for every $100 of assessed value.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

VDOT Workers Memorial Ceremony

A vigil to remember transportation workers who died on the job was held Wednesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial on Afton Mountain.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Pursuit On I-81 In Augusta

A man was arrested following a State Police pursuit Wednesday afternoon on I-81.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Children’s Defense Fund Founder Honored

The founder of the Children’s Defense Fund says we need to do more to protect America's kids.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

State Revenue Up In March

State officials applaud higher sales tax collections and improved payroll withholding during March.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Baseball Drubs Longwood

The University of Virginia claimed a midweek victory Wednesday night over in-state foe Longwood University.

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3 weeks ago in National

Long-stalled email privacy bill advances in Congress

The House Judiciary Committee voted 28-0 to approve the Email Privacy Act, which would update a decades-old law to mandate federal authorities get a warrant to access emails or other digital communications that are more than 180 days old.

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3 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

McAuliffe Sets Veto Record

Governor McAuliffe has vetoed more bills this year than any other Chief Executive in the past 18 years,

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Willett aiming to give ‘Big Three’ a run for their money

Having snatched an unlikely and spectacular first major victory at the weekend, Danny Willett's next target is to give Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy a run for their money at the top of golf's world rankings.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul paid his bills with Juicy Fruit

Before he found fame as Jesse Pinkman, he starred in a bizarre chewing gum commercial.

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3 weeks ago in Music

The Black Keys regret inducting Steve Miller into Rock Hall

Longtime Steve Miller fans Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney took to the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to pay tribute to Miller, but the veteran singer was far from happy with the honor and launched into a scathing rant about the Hall of Fame organizers backstage.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Verizon Workers Go On Strike

Some Virginians who work for Verizon and belong to the Communications Workers of America are out on strike.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Radford Fraternity Suspended

A fraternity at Radford University has been temporarily suspended following allegations of hazing.

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3 weeks ago in National

GOP befriends airline passengers – up to a point

Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the friendliest measure for airline passengers in years, but there are limits to friendship.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Inside the Chicago Cubs new clubhouse

The team's 30,000-square foot clubhouse facility below ground is unlike anything in baseball.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

7 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

7 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.