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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Kids explain gay marriage

Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.

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For sale: Prison

Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

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WATCH: USA v. Germany World Cup highlights

Team U.S.A. triumphed in a battle of giants that went down to the wire.

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Americans reach World Cup final, earn another chance of glory

The veteran U.S. women's soccer team reached the final for the second time in a row.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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

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UPDATE: House Fire On Washington Avenue

City firefighters battled a house fire early Wednesday on Washington Avenue.

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Tree Trimming Meeting For Keswick Area

There's a meeting next week for Keswick area residents concerning tree trimming along the 22/231 corridor.

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Today in entertainment history: July 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Superintendent Rosa Atkins Gets Pay Raise

The Charlottesville School Board is boosting the salary of Superintendent Rosa Atkins by 2%.

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Trucks Collide With Huge Backup On I-64

The driver of a tractor-trailer who slammed his rig into a second vehicle on Interstate 64 has been charged with reckless driving.

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Ralston Retires As Social Services Director

Kathy Ralston has retired after 18 years at the helm of Albemarle's Social Services Department.

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Robert E. Lee Statue Vandalized

The words "black lives matter" were spray-painted on the statue in Lee Park.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Governor Speaks To New Americans

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Governor McAuliffe helps Monticello welcome 78 new Americans.

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Barbour Retires As City Assessor

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Roosevelt Barbour has retired after more than a decade as the Charlottesville Assessor.

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Fire Damages Covesville Area Home

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An electrical fire has damaged a Covesville area house.

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Eagle Population Has Rebounded

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Virginia's eagle population has rebounded in the early months of 2015.