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Unemployment claims at lowest level since ’06

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.

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in Sports

Maybin banned 25 games for doping violation

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games.

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in Lifestyle

If you need a passport, prepare to wait

The State Department says its global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, causing major delays for travelers.

Musician Courtney Love attends a screening of "Rush" hosted by Ferrari & The Cinema Society on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in New York.

in Music

Courtney Love wants a Kurt Cobain biopic

The rocker says she wants to start production in the next year, adding "It's time to do this."

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in Sports

Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into Boxing Hall

Seventeen years after Tyson nibbled off part of Holyfield's ear in a championship bout, the boxer-turned-actor will be on hand to salute his former foe.

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in National

7 arrested in $1.6M StubHub scam

Police say an international ring defrauded the StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million.

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in National

10M American adults gained coverage under Obamacare

An estimated 10.3 million Americans have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 24.

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in Sports

Sterling marriage ‘stress’ at issue as Clippers trial wraps up

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the team's $2 billion sale, saying his estranged wife improperly seized control of the franchise.

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in Sports

NFL roundup

The latest contract moves and team news from the National Football League.

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in Music

Weird Al parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.

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in Viral Videos

Jimmy Fallon & The Rock’s 80s workout video

Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson air some of their long-lost workout tapes and prove that "you've gotta hustle for the muscle."

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in National, World

FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza death toll tops 700

The U.S. has lifted a temporary ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.

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in National

Obama sends team to Texas to assess National Guard deployment

The President has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the border.

Washington Nationals

in Local Sports, Sports

Ryan Zimmerman Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

In the wake of suffering a hamstring injury in a win over the Rockies Tuesday night, Nationals 3B/LF/1B Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List.

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in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

Harris Named to Preseason All-ACC Team by Media

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia strong safety Anthony Harris was named to the 26-man preseason All-ACC team the league announced on Wednesday.

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in National, World

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation ‘within reach’

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided and help increased, former U.S. President Bill Clinton says.

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in Weird

Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 24

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

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

Artist Has Recommendation Regarding Partially Built Hotel

A local artist is suggesting an alternative use for the partially built Landmark Hotel on East Water Street.

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in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Scarlett Johansson gets brainy in ‘Lucy’

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A ridiculous premise doesn't have to sink a film, and Luc Besson's "Lucy" actually gets off to a solid start.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.