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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.


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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home

A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose

A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8

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


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing

That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...


in Weird

The man who got ‘too high’

File this under "stupid."


in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Jaws 19’ trailer

It's the movie that "Back to the Future II" promised us we'd see in 2015.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 8

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Jesse Matthew Motions Denied

A judge has ruled against defense requests in the Jesse Matthew case.

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Clerk Candidates To File FOIA Request

Two candidates for Clerk of Albemarle Circuit Court have joined forces for a Freedom of Information Act request that deals with incumbent Clerk Debbie Shipp.


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

Chief Deputy To Run For Albemarle Sheriff

Chan Bryant, the chief deputy of Albemarle Sheriff Chip Harding, has the incumbent's backing to succeed him in 2019.

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Armed Culpeper Student Arrested

A 15-year-old student at Culpeper County High School told fellow students he would use a pellet gun to harm people, and three schools were locked down.

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Supervisors Want To End Illegal Dumping

The Albemarle Supervisors have rekindled their interest in ending illegal dumping, and providing more recycling sites.

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Man Killed In Louisa County Crash

A Bumpass man was killed Wednesday morning in a crash in Louisa County.

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More Horse Racing At Oak Ridge

Pari-mutuel harness racing will heppen this month at the Oak Ridge Estate in Nelson County.


in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving

An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


in Entertainment

We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’

We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.


in National, World

Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.


in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Baseball Unveils 2016 Schedule

The Defending National Champions play on Newsradio 1070 WINA.

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

in Lifestyle

‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

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Tsaye Lemar Simpson faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

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State Revises Accreditation Standards

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Virginia's Board of Education has revised its standards for school accreditation.