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4 weeks ago in Sports

Canadian hockey fans mourn as country’s teams miss NHL playoffs

Hockey fans in Canada, where the sport is followed with religious fervor, mourned after learning that for the first time in 46 years no Canadian NHL team will make the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Stars gather for musical tribute to David Bowie

The event honoring Bowie was originally planned to take place before his death, from cancer, on Jan. 10.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Self, Valentine honored as coach, player of the year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago in National

FCC advances privacy proposal for U.S. internet users

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

U.S., Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over ‘provocations’

U.S. President Barack Obama joined South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear and missile tests.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Republicans alarmed at talk U.S. may ease Iran trade

U.S. Republican lawmakers voiced deep concern on Thursday about reports that the Obama administration might allow Iran to use the dollar in some business transactions, although no such plans have been announced.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Painted olives, tainted sugar top world’s worst menu

Italian olives painted with copper sulphate solution, Sudanese sugar tainted with fertilizer, and hundreds of thousands of gallons of bogus alcoholic drinks top Interpol's annual tally of toxic and counterfeit food seized by police agencies across the world.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘Game of Thrones’ sword or ’80s metal band?

What's in a name? Heart Eater ... Crimson Death ... Dark Sister ... can you answer correctly.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Louisa Man Murdered In Home Invasion

A Louisa County man was shot to death during a home invasion in the Trevillians area.

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

Councilors Inch Closer To New Budget

City councilors are getting closer to adopting a new budget, including decisions about capital improvements and funding for nonprofit agencies.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Miles Ahead’ plumbs mute years of jazz icon Miles Davis

Miles Davis, one of America's most iconic and prolific musicians, went musically mute for several years in the '70s, and actor Don Cheadle explored that silence in his visually jazzy directorial film debut.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Man Convicted Of Raping Child

A man has been found guilty of raping a child in Orange County.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Does Chipotle have burgers on the brain?

he Denver-based chain applied for a trademark for "Better Burger" earlier this month, according to a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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

Griffin Out Of 5th District Race

Andrew Griffin, a Republican candidate in the 5th District congressional race, is suspending his campaign.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Five female U.S. soccer players file wage complaint

The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the women's team is the driving economic force for U.S. Soccer, though its members are paid less than their male counterparts.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Batman & Superman’ v ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’

“Batman v Superman” was such a huge money-maker, Warner Brothers is already working on a slew of sequels including this one, which appears to be targeted at women.

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3 hours ago in Sports

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

3 hours ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.