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More than 11 million have signed up for ’16 health care plans

Enrollment for these plans, which were created under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, closes on Jan. 31.

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New U.S. diet rules would take 20 percent bite out of American sugar use

If the U.S. government has its way, Americans would cut their consumption of sugar and corn syrup by more than 2 million tonnes a year, the latest blow for a sweetener industry facing an onslaught of criticism over negative health effects.

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Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff’s bid to end standoff

The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff.

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Gun owners grill Obama at town hall, NRA sits it out

President Barack Obama fielded tough questions from gun owners at a televised town hall on Thursday, defending his move to tighten gun rules as he sought to elevate the issue of gun control before the November 2016 election to replace him.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 8

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

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18 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

GOP Uses Convention To Pick Nominee

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5th District Republican leaders have agreed to hold a May 14th convention where they will pick a nominee for Congress.

18 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Captures Road Win At Pitt

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UVA racked up its sixth consecutive victory Saturday afternoon trouncing Pitt 64-50.

20 hours ago in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks

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

21 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

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This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

1 day ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Boards Take Heat For Recent Decision

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Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.