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Streets closed as police hunt #MKELion

Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.

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in Entertainment, National

After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.

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in Entertainment

TV networks court YouTube crowd in quest for digital viewers

Google-owned YouTube says its reaches more people in the United States than any cable network among ages 18 to 49.

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in Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ tops box office, ‘Pixels’ opens to lackluster results

Adam Sandler's star appears to have dimmed significantly, after "Pixels," a slice of arcade game nostalgia, opened to a disappointing $24 million at the box office.

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in Sports

Pitchers and Pedro rule at Hall of Fame induction

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the same year as they joined Craig Biggio in Sunday's Class of 2015 at Cooperstown, New York.

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in National

Congress pushes ahead on highway bill after Senate smackdown

Lawmakers are moving forward on must-pass highway legislation.

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in National, World

Obama chides Kenya on gay rights, ready for closer security work

President Barack Obama told Kenya the U.S. is ready to work more closely in the battle against Islamist group al Shabaab, but chided his host on gay rights and discrimination.

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in Sports

Briton Froome wins second Tour de France title

The 30-year-old Froome, a late bloomer who surged into the limelight when he took second place in the 2011 Tour of Spain, beat Colombian Nairo Quintana by one minute 12 seconds.

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in National

Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads ‘movement’

The real estate magnate moved to the top of the Republican presidential field, edging out rival Jeb Bush and gaining support despite a series of controversial statements.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 27.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 27

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

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in Viral Videos

Things you can’t do if you’re not a pro athlete

Ball players and soccer stars can get away with stuff that the common man just can't.

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in Music, Entertainment

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, dead at 22

The only child of the R&B stars died on Sunday at the age of 22, some six months after suffering irreversible brain damage in an incident at her suburban Atlanta home.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 27

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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in Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Woman Charged With Stabbing Boyfriend

Charlottesville Police have charged a 53-year-old woman with malicious wounding.

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in Features

2015 Notable Deaths

A look at the notable people and celebrities we have lost this year.

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

Ninth Highway Fatality In Albemarle

Albemarle County has had another fatal head-on collision.

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

New Signal At 29N-Lenox Avenue

There's a new permanent traffic signal on 29 North at the Shops at Stonefield.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Paving Adjusted Along 20 South

VDOT has made some adjustments to the paving along 20 South to reduce traffic delays.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

UR SAE Chapter Suspended

A fraternity at the University of Richmond has been suspended.

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

School Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up

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The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is August 7-9.

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Partial Skull Found In Amherst County

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Authorities are trying to identify a partial skull that was found along the James River in Amherst County.

in Local

Early Jamestown Settlers’ Remains Found

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Archaeologists have found the remains of four of the earliest leaders at Jamestown.

in Music

Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama

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The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.

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Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.