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Tokyo turns focus to delivering ‘sustainable’ 2020 Games

The 2020 Olympics promised the most innovative and "sustainable" Games ever.

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Rand Paul, in White House bid, takes on fellow Republicans first

The senator accused fellow Republicans of contributing to Washington's dysfunction, vowing to shatter the status quo and defend individual freedoms.

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Summer gas prices to be 32 percent lower than a year ago

The U.S. Energy Department expects gasoline to average $2.40 a gallon, down from $3.36 a year prior.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 8

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

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A ‘Whopper’ of a name: Burger King paying for couple’s wedding

The fast food restaurant is paying for the nuptials of a couple with a whopper of a name.

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NBA heading to Cuba

The league will hold a three-day development camp and host clinics for youth.

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Obama: Health care law an 8 out of 10, lawsuit a ‘last gasp’

The President says the Supreme Court would make a "bad decision" if it rules against state subsidies that help make the health care law affordable.

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White S. Carolina officer charged in fatal shooting of black man

A white police officer was charged with murder after video showed him shooting eight times at the back of a 50-year-old black man.

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Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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Phi Kappa Psi Blasts Rolling Stone Apology

The Phi Kappa Psi National Fraternity says the magazine's apology doesn't address the damage inflicted by its story.

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Huguely Appealing In Federal Court System

George Huguely is now trying the federal court system in an effort to get his murder conviction overturned.

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Taylor Swift, Sam Smith lead Billboard nods

Drake, John Legend, Katy Perry, and Ed Sheeran are also up for awards.

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Pipeline Opponents Rally In Richmond

Opponents of the Dominion Virginia Power pipeline took their case to the governor's office Tuesday.

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Colonial Downs Shutting Down Betting

Colonial Downs is closing all of its betting venues amid a dispute with horse owners and trainers.

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State Parks Hiring For Summer

The Virginia State Park system is hiring about 1000 for the summer season.

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Sweet Briar Court Date Set

A court hearing on the closing of Sweet Briar College will be held April 14th.

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Candidate Announces For Ruckersville Seat

A candidate is running for the Ruckersville District seat on the Greene Board of Supervisors

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Sculptor will replace ‘Scary Lucy’ statue that haunts star’s hometown

A much-maligned tribute to Lucille Ball will be replaced after the depiction of the beloved '50s sitcom star drew worldwide attention.

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‘Game of Thrones’ writer George R.R. Martin working on new TV series

The writer has inked a two-year development deal with HBO, and his first project will be "Captain Cosmos."

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Consumer groups say YouTube Kids app is deceiving

Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore videos because it was restricted to "family-focused content."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny Bruce Lee fan shows off incredible nunchaku skills

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A five-year-old boy expertly performs the classic nunchaku scene from Bruce Lee's "Game Of Death."

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‘Avengers’ sequel secures second best opening weekend ever

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This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff, in the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." The movie releases in the U.S. on May 1, 2015.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" has pulled in a staggering $187.7 million since opening on Thursday night.

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Star Trek actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

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Grace Lee Whitney makes an appearance at the London Film & Comic Convention in 2006.

Grace Lee Whitney, know for her role as Star Trek's Janice Rand, has passed away.

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Today in entertainment history: May 4

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Trial Begins In Kevin Quick Murder Case

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A lengthy federal trial begins this week for several people accused of killing Kevin Wayne Quick.