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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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in Sports

Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad

Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the NFL looks even more remote.

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in Lifestyle

Study: High-action TV shows lead to more snacking

Watching high-energy TV programs might make watching calories harder, a new study suggests.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

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Amid foreign crises, Obama takes solace in economic turnaround

With economic growth now far more robust than when he took office, Obama finds some measure of solace on the domestic front.

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in Music

Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival

The two-day festivals in Philly and L.A. kept police busy.

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in National

Fast-food workers plan intensified protests

McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers, and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U.S. plan to walk off the job.

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in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Boy’s hilarious reaction to baby news

This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.

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Special showcases ‘Frozen’ behind the scenes

Disney says tonight's special will include an "exciting announcement" about the next chapter of “Frozen."

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in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Road Projects This Week Could Affect Traffic

VDOT will have several road projects this week that could have an impact on traffic flow.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Returns This Fall

Days have been set aside in October and November to collect household hazardous waste and other items.

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

29N Traffic Light Synchronization Work Begins In October

Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.

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Roanoke Girl Dies Inside Hot Van

Authorities say a two-year-old girl died Sunday after being left in a vehicle in 90 degree weather.

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in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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in Albemarle County, Local

Dozens Hired As New Albemarle Teachers

The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.

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in Local, Virginia Assembly

More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Uber Taxi Alternative Comes To Charlottesville

There's a new option for those who use taxicabs to get around town.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

Former Culpeper Mayor Appeals Sexual Battery Conviction

A former mayor of Culpeper will appeal a sexual battery conviction from general district court.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Dominion To Move Forward On Pipeline Through Nelson, Buckingham

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Dominion says it will move forward on building a natural gas pipeline through Nelson, Buckingham and Augusta pending government approval.

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Jury Deliberations Begin In McDonnells’ Trial

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Following instructions from the judge, the jury in the Bob and Maureen McDonnell trial began deliberating at noon Monday.