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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths

The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.


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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts

Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.


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WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie

Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.


in Sports

Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.


in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops

The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.


in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery

These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


in Black Friday, National

History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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UVA Men Beat Lehigh 80-54

Virginia rolls to an 80-54 win over Lehigh.


in Entertainment

WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

Change your Amazon password now

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.


in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’

"Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.


in Black Friday, National

WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities

In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.


in Black Friday, Entertainment

HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week

From classic specials to movies and competitions, this week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.


in Black Friday, National

Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security

Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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WINA Now Also On 98.9 FM

Newsradio 1070 WINA is now also available at 98.9 FM.

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Anne Goland Criminal Trial Feb. 19

A date of February 19th has been set for Anne Goland's animal cruelty trial.

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Police Step Up Shopping Center Patrols

Albemarle Police are increasing their presence at county shopping centers.

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Adele’s ’25’ continues to smash records


British singer Adele's new album sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million.

in Lifestyle

Lords-a-leaping! The ’12 Days of Christmas’ items top $34K


Talk about a Black Friday to break the bank!

in Entertainment

Ice-T and Coco welcome daughter Chanel Nicole


Rapper and "Law & Order" star Ice-T and wife Nicole 'Coco' Austin welcomed their first child together on Saturday.

in Lifestyle

Cyber Monday is here!


Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.

in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Amazon drone delivery is much closer to reality


Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on the prototype of technology it announced two years ago.