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Broadcasters for Blood

Join us, Monday, January 26th at the DoubleTree Hotel for our Virginia Blood Services Broadcasters for Blood Drive from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. collecting blood to help support local lives. Free parking will be available.

Enjoy free food and prize raffles throughout the day, where we team up with the Newsplex TV stations to help save lives!  In addition to the giveaways all day, we will be holding 2 special grand prize raffle at the end of the day — one for an iPad Mini with Bluetooth speakers and the other for a 42″ TV from Crutchfield!

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Your chance to win tickets starts Monday, September 22!

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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

Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

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A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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

Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

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Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

No Link Between Jesse Matthew, Alexis Murphy

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DNA test results are back, and DNA from the suspect in the Hannah Graham case could not be found in Alexis Murphy’s car.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

State Police Identify Rt. 29 Hit-and-Run Victim

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A fundraiser is underway to help with funeral expenses for Damien Shifflett of Stanardsville.

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Making headlines this week

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A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot,…

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Oil rises after death of Saudi king, but effect seen muted

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Oil prices have plummeted nearly 60 percent since June as global supplies have soared.

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House GOP divisions emerge under pressure to govern

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The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years but that may be starting to change.

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Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, may shake U.S. ties

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Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress offers him publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties.

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New Saudi King seeks to reassure on succession policy

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King Abdullah, a longtime U.S. ally, died early on Friday after a short illness.

Weird News

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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.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos, Weird

Fake baby from ‘American Sniper’ deserves an Oscar

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The blockbuster film starring Bradley Cooper may be controversial, but one thing not up for debate is that this baby is fake!

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Hey, your lottery ticket smells like bacon!

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Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.

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Boy, 5, gets bill for birthday party ‘no-show’

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When little Alex Nash had to miss a friend's birthday party, his parents were sent a bill for a "no-show fee."

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WATCH: A ‘bad lip reading’ of the year in football

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A look back on what NFL players (maybe) said this year.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

in Viral Videos

Elders play Grand Theft Auto V

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They have no problem shooting people, but they refuse to run a red light!

in Entertainment

Regina Hall almost became a nun

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The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.

in Music

Gibson gives away guitars with ‘golden tickets’

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The Great Gibson Grab will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

in Entertainment

‘Buzz Books’ give readers free look at upcoming e-books

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A pair of free e-books will offer excerpts from upcoming releases by Dennis Lehane, Ann Packer and more than 60 other writers.

in Lifestyle

Whiskey, bourbon bringing cheer to the spirits market

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We're drinking more wine, bourbon, and whiskey than ever before.

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It’s the Top 106 Songs of 2014

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106.1 The Corner’s Top 106 of 2014! 106. “Little Steps” – Rob Drabkin 105. “West Coast” – Lana Del Rey…

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