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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 17

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Woolen Mills Residents Renew Calls To Eliminate Stench

Residents of Woolen Mills and area businesses want to eliminate a stench from wastewater treatment plant.

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More Criticism In Rolling Stone Saga

There's another odd twist in the month old saga of a Rolling Stone article that focused on UVA.

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City Funds Court Space Study

City Councilors have authorized a feasibility study that deals with courtroom space.

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City Adds Approval To Firearms Training Facility

City Councilors have agreed to a deal that creates a firearms training facility in the Milton area.

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ABC Fines Lockn’ Festival Concessionaire

The ABC has fined the concessionaire for last year's Lockn' Festival in Nelson County.

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Augusta Woman Sentenced For Embezzlement

A Shenandoah Valley woman gets a prison sentence after being convicted of embezzlement.

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

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Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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WATCH: Idina Menzel’s holiday traditions

The "Frozen" star talks about starting holiday traditions with her son.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

Google says Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year.

** FILE ** In this April 23, 2008 file photo, a man listens to music on his Apple iPod in downtown San Francisco. Macintosh and iPod sales helped boost Apple Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter earnings 31 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations Monday, July 21, 2008, but investors pummeled the stock after Apple issued soft guidance for the current quarter.

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Apple wins digital music antitrust suit

A U.S. jury said the company did not act improperly by restricting music purchases for iPod users to the iTunes store.

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You can watch penguins hatch at the National Aviary

A web cam is streaming images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the Pittsburgh facility.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Last minute shoppers fear not! Amazon extends Christmas deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending free-shipping to Dec. 19.

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Possible Security Breach At VCU Medical Center

The medical center at Virginia Commonwealth University is investigating a possible security breach.

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Big tech aims at talent shortage with ‘Hour of Code’

Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.

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Survey: Drugs, binge drinking down among U.S. teens

The annual survey of teens shows marijuana use is leveling off and some other drug use dropping.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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

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Michael Stipe offered up as garage sale bargain

Michael Stipe attends the "Young Ones" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

Watch Former R.E.M. star Michael Stipe star in a skit to mark the end of TV host Stephen Colbert's late-night show.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."