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4 weeks ago in Sports

Favre among finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre is among the 15 modern era finalists under consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it was announced on Thursday.

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4 weeks ago in National

More than 11 million have signed up for ’16 health care plans

Enrollment for these plans, which were created under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, closes on Jan. 31.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle, National

New U.S. diet rules would take 20 percent bite out of American sugar use

If the U.S. government has its way, Americans would cut their consumption of sugar and corn syrup by more than 2 million tonnes a year, the latest blow for a sweetener industry facing an onslaught of criticism over negative health effects.

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4 weeks ago in National

Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff’s bid to end standoff

The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff.

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4 weeks ago in National

Gun owners grill Obama at town hall, NRA sits it out

President Barack Obama fielded tough questions from gun owners at a televised town hall on Thursday, defending his move to tighten gun rules as he sought to elevate the issue of gun control before the November 2016 election to replace him.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 8

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

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

8-year-olds give life advice

From the mouths of babes ...

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 8

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

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Judicial Panel Unveils Redistricting Plan

A panel of federal judges has a proposed congressional redistricting plan that could make it easier for black Virginians to get another House district.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Laufer Remains Leader Of School Board

Amy Laufer gets to keep her gavel as chairwoman of the Charlottesville School Board.

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4 weeks ago in Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Parents Vent Over Calligraphy Incident

Parents and students in the Augusta County schools sound off over a December incident in a world geography class.

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4 weeks ago in Music

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon & Billy Joel sing ‘Beast of Burden’

Jimmy does one heck of a Mick Jagger impression on this cover of the Rolling Stones classic.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘One Day at a Time’ star Pat Harrington dead

Harrington played handyman Schneider on the popular '70s sitcom.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

PVCC Technology Center In Gov. Budget

The PVCC President says his school has a lot riding on the fate of Governor McAuliffe's budget recommendations to the General Assembly.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Small Reduction On APCO Bills

Customers of Appalachian Power Company are getting a break on their monthly bills.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, Weird

‘Dirty jobs’ host Mike Rowe didn’t rob a bank … but his doppelganger did

Oregon police were flooded with replies after posting a photo of a bank robbery suspect who resembled the "Somebody's Gotta Do It" host.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: DiCaprio, ‘The Revenant’ is brutally brilliant

Leonardo DiCaprio stars as 19th Century American frontiersman Hugh Glass, who crawls across hundreds of the most formidable miles to avenge a mighty wrong.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Jackson’s ‘Off the Wall’ to be rereleased with Spike Lee doc

The singer's "Off the Wall" album is being reissued alongside a Spike Lee documentary about the hallmark 1979 album.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle, National

New dietary guidelines: Lean meat OK, cut the added sugars

New dietary guidelines released by the government say that some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought.

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12 hours ago in Entertainment

McDonald’s serving up ‘smarter’ Happy Meals

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Ronald McDonald plans to serve up a side of literacy as the fast food giant swaps toys for millions of books.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

14 hours ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

19 hours ago in Music

Elton John eyes farewell tour

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The veteran pop star is "gradually" winding down his music career and wants to say goodbye to fans with a farewell tour.

19 hours ago in Music

Coldplay channeling Glastonbury for Super Bowl 50

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Chris Martin and his bandmates will headline the halftime show at Sunday's Super Bowl 50.