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Hurricane pounds Bahamas, unlikely to be big threat to East Coast

A westerly shift in the forecast track of Joaquin spared the Carolinas, New York and New Jersey, where Sandy killed more than 120 people and caused $70 billion of property damage in October 2012.


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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Oct. 2.


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Do ‘it’ for Mom

If you won't do it for Denmark, maybe you'll do it for dear old mom.


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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Oct. 2

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


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.


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Dozens killed, wounded in Oregon community college shooting

A gunman opened fire on Thursday at a community college in Oregon, killing 13 people and wounding some 20 others, in the latest mass killing to rock a U.S. school.


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(Don’t) gimme a break

Some of us who love watching TV but hate watching commercials have gotten pretty good at using the remote to skip past ads during a show's playback.


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Hurricane Joaquin strengthens but U.S. landfall not certain

Hurricane Joaquin is gathering strength as it moves over the Bahamas and officials on the East Coast are gearing up for possible landfall, three years after Superstorm Sandy devastated New York and New Jersey.

Belen Rueda stars in "The Orphanage."

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MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.


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‘Judge Judy’ hands down swift justice

A 2010 clip of "Judge Judy" is suddenly making the rounds again and it is a remarkable case of stupidity ... in just 26 seconds.

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Virginia Executes Convicted Killer

Virginia has executed a death-row inmate for the first time since January 2013.


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Carlos Santana isn’t dead

The "Black Magic Woman" star, 68, became the latest victim of an Internet death hoax.

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Columbia Gas Customers Will Pay Less

Columbia Gas of Virginia says its customers will see their bills decrease by 5%, and will get a refund this fall.


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MLB: Commissioner wants as faster games

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred envisions more experiments to find ways to speed up the game.


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Oregon becomes third state to allow recreational marijuana sales

The sale of marijuana for recreational use began in Oregon on Thursday as it joined Washington state and Colorado in allowing the sale of a drug that remains illegal under U.S. federal law.


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Normal ties between Iran and U.S. unlikely despite nuclear deal

Iran is unlikely to normalize relations with the United States despite a landmark nuclear deal reached with America and other major powers and the first handshake between a U.S. president and a high-ranking Iranian official in more than 30 years.


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Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.


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Serena ends season early to focus on health

World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early following a roller coaster campaign littered with pains and prizes, the American said on Thursday.


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Offcourt NBA referees to decide certain replay outcomes

Decisions on whether a shot is a two or three-point attempt will be made by offcourt National Basketball Association referees, the league said Wednesday among several modifications to the instant-replay process.

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Wyatt Andrews To Join UVA Faculty

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Retired CBS correspondent Wyatt Andrews is joining the UVA faculty.

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UPDATE: Lane Reopened 64 Eastbound

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VDOT has reopened the eastbound lane of I-64 that was closed earlier for bridge work.

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MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.

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How does it feel … to own 20 versions of Dylan’s ‘Rolling Stone?’


This $599, 18-CD release gives new meaning to "box set."

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McAuliffe Trying To Attract Brewery

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Governor McAuliffe confirms he's trying to lure a West Coast brewery to come to Virginia.