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Researchers Examine Who Benefits From Higher Minumum Wage

UVA's Weldon Cooper Center has researched who would benefit if the minimum wage reaches $10.10 per hour.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Vehicle Fire Causes Problems On Barracks Road

There was a big traffic problem Wednesday afternoon on Barracks Road west of the bypass due to a vehicle fire and reported explosions.

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These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Stony Point Principal Departing For Stafford County

The principal at Stony Point Elementary School is leaving to take a job with the Stafford County system.

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Def Leppard postpones Vegas shows to record new album

The rockers are postponing plans to head to Sin City to record a new album.

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

A school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown will be named for the late pop star.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

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Noel Gallagher interview inspired Lars Ulrich to quit cocaine

The longtime Oasis fan began to realize his drug of choice was no longer cool when Gallagher opened up about his decision to quit a decade ago.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

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Will Ferrell bringing ‘Manimal’ to big screen

The "Anchorman" star and his producing partner are planning another feature film.

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LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

The basketball star sent cupcakes to his neighbors, apologizing for the ruckus caused by his homecoming.

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Dancing Grandpa is the best Grandpa

This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!

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Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

Seven retired players are appealing a settlement between the league and former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions.

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Hernandez murder trial to start in January

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer.

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CEO: Clippers will lose players if Sterling stays

The L.A. Clippers CEO says the team could face an exodus of players, sponsors, and fans if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associated with the team.

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Robin Williams musical tribute: ‘Seize the Day’

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Robin Williams' best films are remixed and set to music in this awesome Melodysheep tribute.

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Defending champ Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

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Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will seek to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

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Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.