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Eclectic mix of teams gear up for MLB postseason

From pitching powerhouses to aging warhorses, an eclectic cast of clubs are gearing up for MLB's playoff extravaganza.


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DraftKings, FanDuel defend integrity after insider bet

The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.


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Controversial non-call denies Lions chance of first win

A controversial non-call may have cost the Detroit Lions their first win of the season following a wild finish to their 13-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday.


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Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, say they are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.


in Entertainment

Price hike puts popular U.S. Disneyland annual pass over $1,000

It's going to cost a pretty penny to see the Happiest Place on Earth.


in National, World

Obama confident Congress will approve Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. is one of 12 Pacific Rim nations to reach a pact this week that would liberalize commerce, affecting the costs of products ranging from dairy to biotech drugs.


in Lifestyle

Experts say today is the best day to book a cheap Thanksgiving flight

Planning to fly for Turkey Day? Don't snooze ... you'll lose.


in Lifestyle

It’s getting more expensive to use an ATM

Bank fees continue to rise, according to a new survey by


in Viral Videos

This ‘Star Wars’ Disney movie mashup is amazing

What happens with the trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is combined with other Disney classics? A thing of beauty.


in National

11 dead in historic South Carolina flooding

Floodwaters from unprecedented rain have closed some 550 roads and bridges and prompted hundreds of rescues of people trapped in homes and cars.


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Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.


in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Oct. 6.


in National

California governor signs bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law on Monday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite intense opposition from some religious and disability rights groups.


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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Oct. 6

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


in Local, Local Sports

Monday Jefferson District HS Football Scores

There was Monday night football in Central Virginia.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Council Okays Hillsdale Drive Funding

City councilors approve $15 million appropriation for the Hillsdale Drive extension project.

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

Advisory Panel Might Be Restructured

Changes might be looming for the Citizens Advisory Panel, a liaison between the city police and community members.

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

Governor Holds Education Roundtable

Governor McAuliffe meets with local middle and high school kids during an education roundtable.

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

Remembering Domestic Violence Victims

Advocates for battered women have honored 76 victims of domestic violence.

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WATCH: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ and ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...

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Gov’t health insurance website getting upgrades


Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier to get their questions answered this year.

in Sports

Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court


The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.