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ABC Board Ratchets Up Promotion Of Virginia Products

Virginia's ABC Board is doing more promotion of the Commonwealth's wines and mixers.

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Washington Post: Local Lawyer Hired To Represent Matthew

The Washington Post is reporting that former Albemarle prosecutor Jim Camblos will represent Jesse Matthew.

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2014 file photo shows actor Idris Elba at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. Elba tweeted Friday, April 18, that his son Winston was born Thursday, adding a photo of the baby’s tiny hand gripping his finger. Elba had Winston with his girlfriend, Naiyana Garth.

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Idris Elba recruits Mumford & Sons for Mandela album

The Wire star, Idris Elba, has recruited Mumford & Sons and James Blake to work on an album dedicated to the memory of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.

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Prosecutor Sees No Link Between Matthew And Man In Nelson Case

The Nelson Commonwealth's Attorney wants to debunk some speculation surrounding Jesse Matthew.

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Kaine Wants Congressional Involvement In Middle East Actions

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D- Richmond) wants to make sure Congress has a say in military involvement in the Middle East.

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U.S. launches more air strikes in Syria, Iraq

This week's campaign opens a new front in Syria and thrusts Washington into the country's 3-year-old civil war.

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Ex-players to NFL: Bench alleged violators

Former players say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must act immediately when someone is accused of domestic violence.

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McIlroy is No. 1, but only 1 of 12 at Gleneagles

He may be the world's top golfer, but at the Ryder Cup Rory McIlroy is just one of 12.

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Mariska Hargitay gifts Tiffany treat to Taylor Swift’s cat ‘Olivia Benson’

The pop star's feline friend is treated by the "Law & Order: SVU" actress.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the top sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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Adorable little league fail

After winning their first home game, the Wallkill Mighty Mites attempted to run through a banner. You won't believe what happens next.

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2 naked intruders arrested in Keanu Reeves’ home

The "Matrix" star has been left shaken after an intruder was arrested at his home for the second time in two days last week.

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Hackers threaten to leak nude photos of Emma Watson

Threats of an Emma Watson photo hacking scandal have been exposed as a publicity stunt.

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Soda companies to cut calories by 20 percent

The largest soda makers in the U.S. promised to cut the calories in soft drinks nationwide by 20 percent by 2025.

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Americans hit the road more often, use less gas

U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.

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Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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In some areas heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer

States including Vermont, Pennsylvania, and New York say they are in the midst of a heroin epidemic, and that the drug is getting cheaper and easier to obtain.

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Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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3 Seattle schools locked down in attempted kidnapping

Schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun and tried to lure several children into a car.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.