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2 days ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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2 days ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Local, UVA

Fire Damages Business Near Airport

An early morning fire damaged SERVPRO on Quail Run.

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2 days ago in Charlottesville City, Local

City Police Investigate Downtown Robbery

There was a strong-arm robbery Thursday night on East Water Street.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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3 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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3 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

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3 days ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

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3 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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3 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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3 days ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: Key and Peele put a paw print in the win column with ‘Keanu’

The best of Key and Peele's work on Comedy Central was as smart as it was funny. "Keanu" is proof they haven't gone soft by going Hollywood.

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3 days ago in Sports

Rams take quarterback Goff with first pick of draft

Quarterbacks went one-two at Thursday's NFL Draft as the Los Angeles Rams took Jared Goff with the first pick, and the Philadelphia Eagles followed suit by naming signal caller Carson Wentz with the second choice.

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3 days ago in Sports

Touted Tunsil falls to Dolphins after controversial video

Top NFL draft prospect Laremy Tunsil tumbled down the list on Thursday before being selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 13th pick of the first round following a controversial video posted on his Twitter account.

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3 days ago in National

Trump’s ‘America first’ speech alarms U.S. allies

Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a threat to retreat from the world.

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3 days ago in Weird

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a Dumpster.

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3 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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

Pedestrian Struck On McIntire Road

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A male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Sunday morning, and he's in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center.

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

Police Investigate Robbery Behind Corner

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City Police are investigating a Saturday morning robbery in a parking lot behind the UVA Corner business district.

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

Police Tally Foxfield Arrest Totals

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Albemarle Police have preliminary totals from the arrests during the spring running of the Foxfield races.

12 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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

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

Cuccinelli Won’t Run In 2017

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Former State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has told fellow Republicans he will not run for governor in 2017.