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3 days ago in National

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

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3 days ago in Sports

Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals

Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals.

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performing at the Montreal Jazz Festival
Montreal, Canada - 26.06.11

Featuring: Musician Prince
When: 26 Jun 2011
Credit: WENN

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3 days ago in Features

2016 Notable Deaths

A look at some of the noteworthy people we have lost this year.

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3 days ago in Weird

10,000 days of running

A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong — 27 years later.

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3 days ago in Sports

Raptors hold off Cavs, even East finals at 2-2

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan added 32 as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday to tie the Eastern Conference finals at two wins each.

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3 days ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 days ago in National

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

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3 days ago in National, World

Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Facebook changes policies on ‘Trending Topics’ after criticism

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.

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3 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 24

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

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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3 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

McAuliffe Campaign Donations Investigated

A Chinese national donated $120,000 to McAuliffe's 2013 gubernatorial campaign.

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3 days ago in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Dom Starsia Out As UVA Lacrosse Coach

The University of Virginia has parted ways with Dom Starsia as Men's Lacrosse Coach.

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

Ruling On Virginia Redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal from Republicans over the redrawing of the Virginia congressional districts.

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

GOP Files Lawsuit Over Felon Rights

State Republicans are asking the Virginia Supreme Court to block more than 200,000 convicted felons from having their rights restored.

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4 days ago in Charlottesville City, Local

City’s New Police Chief Sworn In

Al Thomas was sworn in as Charlottesville's new chief of police on Monday morning.

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4 days ago in Charlottesville City, Local

Bellamy Receives National Recognition

City Councilor Wes Bellamy has been named one of the nation's leaders for being both progressive and pro-growth.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, the college professor

The "Tomb Raider" star is becoming a visiting professor for a new one-year master's course at the London School of Economics.

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20 mins ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 27

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

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Falls 5-4 To Clemson

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The UVA baseball team began its participation in the ACC Tournament with a 5-4 loss to Clemson.

11 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

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This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.