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Virginia Baseball Unveils 2016 Schedule

The Defending National Champions play on Newsradio 1070 WINA.

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Survey Results on Per Capita Spending

The Free Enterprise Forum has released new results from a survey on per capita spending.


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Gov’t health insurance website getting upgrades

Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier to get their questions answered this year.


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Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court

The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.


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‘Mystery’ soda machine delivers a surprise every time

You never know what you're gonna get ...


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FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’

The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.


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Myths about the flu

It's that time of year again.


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Giant human peace sign celebrates Lennon’s 75th

More than 2,000 people joined Yoko Ono in New York's Central Park in an attempt to set a world record for the largest group of people forming a peace sign.


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Pacquiao planning to retire

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year.


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The MLB wants answers from DraftKings

Major League Baseball said it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter.


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Astros launch postseason with win over Yankees

The Houston Astros blasted into the next round of the Major League Baseball postseason with a 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees in their Wild Card playoff game.


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Vin Diesel fuels rumors F. Gary Gray is directing ‘Furious 8’

The "Straight Outta Compton" moviemaker has emerged as a frontrunner to take over the blockbuster franchise.


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Volkswagen recall to start in January

The German carmaker plans to begin recalling cars affected by its diesel emissions crisis in January and complete the fix by the end of next year.


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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Oct. 7.


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Twitter is having a ‘moment’

Twitter has launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.


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McCarthy seeks to convince conservatives he’s not like Boehner

U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sought to convince conservative lawmakers on Tuesday that he will be different from retiring Speaker John Boehner if McCarthy is elected as Boehner's successor this month.


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Forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter

Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country.


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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Oct. 7

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


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 7

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

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Panel Has Redistricting Recommendations

An advisory panel on overcrowding recommends sending some kids in the Stony Point area and along East Rio from Albemarle High to Monticello.

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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.

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‘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.