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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Today in entertainment history: July 4

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Charlottesville School Board Returns Some Money To City Hall

The Charlottesville School Board has agreed to send nearly $67,000 back to City Hall.

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SunTrust Pays Fine For Mortgage Program Conduct

Uncle Sam has resolved a criminal investigation of SunTrust Mortgage.

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Human Remains Found In Burning Car Near Palmyra

A Fluvanna County fire crew found human remains inside a fiery vehicle Thursday on Rising Sun Road.

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CATEC Director Hired By PVCC

The current director of CATEC has been hired by Piedmont Virginia Community College.

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Marsh, Howell Appointed To State Boards

Two recently retired members of the General Assembly have new six-figure state jobs

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Virginia Tech Wrestler Drowns At Old Quarry Site

A member of the Virginia Tech wrestling program drowned Wednesday near Blacksburg.

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Charlottesville Man Arrested for Masturbating in Public

50-year-old Daniel Lee Bishop has been arrested following incidents last month in Albemarle County.

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June payrolls data lifts Dow Jones to record high

Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday.

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Pot shops buzz, crime eases as Colo. law hits 6 months

Tax dollars are pouring in, crime is down, and few of the early concerns about social breakdown have materialized - at least so far.

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Fork Union Has Summer Cooling Station

Fork Union is among the places with a summer cooling station.

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Pistorius has ‘heightened fight response,’ witness says

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness claims.

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Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson team up for Western

The former "Hunger Games" stars are teaming up again.

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Allman Bros. biopic director indicted in fatal train crash

Three people associated with the "Midnight Rider" production face charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass.

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As Arthur approaches East Coast, tourists head out

The storm is sparking evacuations, closing beaches, and disrupting Independence Day celebrations along the East Coast.

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Keswick Woman Accused Of Embezzling From Construction Company

Charlottesville Police have arrested an Albemarle County woman on a charge of embezzling from a construction company over several years.

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Janis Joplin honored with U.S. stamp

The "Piece of My Heart" singer will be immortalized by the U.S. Postal Service.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’t top rock songs

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

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the news that made headlines and the stories you might have missed.