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Regional Retail Sales Up Again

Our region saw another increase in retail sales during the first three quarters of this year.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

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


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Win a date with Chris Hemsworth

"The Thor" star is encouraging fans to donate at least $5 to his fundraising drive for the Australian Childhood Foundation to be entered into the ballot.


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As ISIS threat looms, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade

Millions of New Yorkers and tourists are expected to line the streets on Thursday for the parade, more than a week after Islamic State released a video showing images of New York juxtaposed with a scene depicting a suicide bomber preparing for an attack.


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Foo Fighters dedicate free album to Paris victims

The band has been teasing a new release with a countdown on their official website over the last few weeks, and they have finally unveiled a collection of five songs, titled "Saint Cecilia."


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Walmart pulls Cyber Monday forward to Sunday, record sales expected

Walmart has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore.


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Kid battles through hiccups to rock national anthem

Young Ethan battled through the hiccups to perform perhaps the greatest rendition of the Australian national anthem ever.

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Chief Longo Retiring May 1st

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo has announced that he's retiring effective May 1st of next year.

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WMHS Students Protest Officer Dismissal

Students at William Monroe High School are protesting the firing of school resource officer Kevin Deane.

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Cheaper Gas Awaits Thanksgiving Drivers

The cost of gas is not one of the things Thanksgiving travelers will have to worry about.

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Heroin Documentary Coming Soon

"Heroin: Hit the Hardest " can be seen online, in select theaters, on broadcast TV or on DVD.


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World leaders seek new path to slow warming of planet

Next week, in the waning days of what is set to be the hottest year on record, world leaders meet on the outskirts of Paris for a summit that seeks nothing less than to steer the global economy away from its ever-growing reliance on fossil fuels.


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Coldplay using Obama clip on upcoming track

The British band, fronted by Chris Martin, has long since known the American politician is a fan of its music, but his decision to let the rockers feature him on a track has been a surprising one.


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Gas prices drop 11 cents

The current gas price is 70 cents per gallon under its year-ago point.


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Warriors on the cusp of history

The Warriors are the third NBA team to start the season 15-0 and the first defending champions to do so.


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Kyle Busch takes cup, Jeff Gordon says goodbye

Kyle Busch opened the Sprint Cup season in a hospital bed, and he's ended it with his first championship.


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Condo association wants dog poop DNA

Some Florida condo owners are steaming after their homeowners association asked them to submit their dog's DNA in order to fine owners who don't pick up after their pets.


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Religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

Major American religious leaders of differing faith and ideology are warning that that fear and prejudice is trumping the legitimate security debate over the admission of Syrian refugees.


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How YouTube drives holiday toy wish lists

As families prepare to spend an estimated $630.7 billion on gifts this holiday season, the smallest screens could have the biggest influence.


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Heat Check: Moving on from Ohio State

A season's worth of skepticism about Ohio State was validated in a loss to Michigan State and the Buckeyes are no longer in the conversation to be No. 1.

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No. 12 Virginia Beats Lehigh 80-54

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Virginia rolls to an 80-54 win over Lehigh.

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Virginia Women’s Basketball On Thanksgiving Day

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Joanne Boyle's Cavalier Women head to the Paradise Jam.

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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Change your Amazon password now


With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years


For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.