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No Minimum Wage Hike

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A bill that would've raised the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 an hour over the course of two years dies in committee.

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RWSA Approves Odor Control Plan

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The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority gets a new odor control plan.

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Statewide Jobless Figure Drops To 4.8%

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The statewide unemployment figure dropped to 4.8% in December.

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Flight Cancellations Continue At Washington, Baltimore Airports

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Flight delays and cancellations continue due to the snowstorm in the northeast.

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Blizzard hits the northeast, New York spared its brunt

A man walks out of an ocean front house covered in ice during a winter blizzard in Marshfield, Massachusetts January 27, 2015.

As New York and New Jersey lifted travel bans, Massachusetts braces for more snow.

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World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

Members of Polish Scouting Association from Canada and U.K. place a lit candle at block 15 in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim January 26, 2015.

World leaders joined Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.

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PHOTOS: Scenes from the storm

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Some of our favorite photos and tweets from #Snowmageddon2015.

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2 officers shot, suspect killed in Minnesota city hall shooting

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A man shot two police officers shortly after a swearing in ceremony at a city hall in a Minneapolis suburb.

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‘Life-threatening’ blizzard bears down on East Coast

WICKED WINTER WEATHER: An New York Police Department officer takes photographs while keeping security during a snowstorm in Times Square, New York early morning Jan. 27.

A potentially historic snowstorm has canceled flights, shuttered schools and businesses, and threatens millions of Americans.

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Holy mackerel! Don’t eat the free fish

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This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach.

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San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

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Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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Bodies ‘left behind’ in funeral home finally buried

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Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been laid to rest.

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Prisoners are not-so-pretty in pink

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The new uniforms at one jail are quite the fashion statement.

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‘Death by chocolate’ a real-life problem for New Hampshire bears

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Wildlife officials hope to curb the use of chocolate as bait by hunters seeking to entire their prey with a sweet treat.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dear Kitten:’ Cats explain the Big Game

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One day a year, things get weird ... but your cats have a game plan all their own.

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WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

This image provided by Snickers actress Betty White in an advertisement for Snickers to air during the 2010 Super Bowl. White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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Marshawn Lynch doesn’t want to get fined

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day.

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School announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

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Who needs robocalls when you can declare school closures through song?

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Drunk driving less likely in cities with Uber ride services

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving works with Uber to establish ride service rights in cities around the world.

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Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

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Imagine Dragons launch sky-high concert contest

Dan Reynolds, of Imagine Dragons, performs at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

Imagine Dragons have teamed up with Southwest Airlines to give a group of fans a once-in-a-lifetime mile-high experience.

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

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"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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What do Blake Shelton and Vanilla Ice have in common?

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They're both joining the star-studded cast of a new Adam Sandler movie.

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‘Selma’ director DuVernay to make Katrina film

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Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated MLK, Jr. biopic plans a feature film set in the time of Hurricane Katrina.

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