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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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3 weeks ago in Music, Entertainment

Bono thinks Amy Schumer, Chris Rock can fight ISIS

The U2 frontman spoke before Congress, saying that laughter could be an effective weapon against extremist groups.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Ben Affleck to direct, star in ‘Batman’ movie

Warner Bros. executives have confirmed the actor will direct and star in a standalone film as the Caped Crusader.

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3 weeks ago in National

Most voters say ‘meh’ – at best – on the presidential field

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans believe none of the remaining candidates for president represents their opinions at least somewhat well.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

It’s Stanley Cup playoff time

The NHL playoffs begin tonight.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Stricker is U.S. Presidents Cup captain

Stricker played on five Presidents Cup teams and had a 14-10 record while playing on nothing but victorious teams.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle, Weird

This food truck has gone to the dogs

The Seattle Barkery is capitalizing on the Seattle-area's love of dogs and food trucks by offering homemade treats for canines.

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3 weeks ago in National

Poll: Clinton, Sanders tied in support among Democrats

The top contenders in both the Democratic and the Republican presidential nominating races have roughly equal support among members of their respective parties, according to a national poll released on Tuesday.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

New ‘Jungle Book’ is ‘different from anything else’

A-list actors, including Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba and Bill Murray provide the voices, while a live action and Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) technology makes the wild animals look real.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry defends trade deals against campaign attacks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended a 12-nation Pacific trade agreement on Tuesday against what he suggested was fear-mongering by the leading U.S. presidential candidates.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

Zombie apocalypse prank

After a girl gets her wisdom teeth pulled, her two brothers convince her that there is a pending plague ... but will there be Funfetti cake?

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3 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

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Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

6 hours ago in National, World

Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives

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The mayors of major cities from around the world are banding together to fight global warming by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

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The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.