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Fidget while you work

People who can’t resist fidgeting while they work may want to stop trying to kick the habit, because a new study suggests all that toe tapping and pencil rapping may be good for their health.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teaching T-Rex to ‘Macarena’

Oh, Dinosaur, how do you not know this dance already?


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 13

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.


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What’s the #WorstCollegeParty you ever went to?

Ah those were the days ... or were they?

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CNU Poll Shows Clinton, Trump Ahead

A statewide survey shows Hillary Clinton is the Democrats' choice for 2016, and Donald Trump fares best among Republicans.

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Board Hopeful Expects Budget Crunch

A candidate in a school board special election expects tough choices in the next budget cycle.


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California bans ‘Redskins’ for school sports

California will ban public schools from naming their sports teams "Redskins," a name seen as a slur against Native Americans.


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There’s ‘wiggle room’ on rate hike timing

A top Federal Reserve official who has long wanted the U.S. central bank to wait until next year to raise rates signaled on Monday that he could be persuaded to support a rate hike this year, so long as the increases are gradual.


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Johnny Depp has no interest in an Oscar

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star is hotly tipped to be a contender at the next Academy Awards after receiving critical acclaim for his role as notorious gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger in "Black Mass."

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Another Honor For Teresa Sullivan

UVA President Teresa Sullivan has been inducted as a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


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UVA, UNC Battle At 3:30 Oct. 24

The University of Virginia's game against archrival North Carolina in Chapel Hill will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24th.

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Earthquake Drill Happens Thursday

Virginians will take part in an earthquake drill on Thursday.


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Four ways to get a jump on tax season

Taxpayers face a cliffhanger again this year as Congress dithers about extending more than 50 expired tax breaks, including popular deductions for college tuition and fees, mortgage insurance and sales taxes.


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‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer is used to being compared to a pig

There's an uncanny similarity between the actress and "The Muppets" star Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend Denise.


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U.S. reassesses Columbus Day, Native American plight in focus

About four miles from the world's largest Christopher Columbus parade in midtown Manhattan on Monday, hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters will hold a sunrise prayer circle to honor ancestors who were slain or driven from their land.


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You can peep some leaves for the low price of just $19.99

People who want to see New England's colorful fall foliage no longer need to travel for the experience.


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Buckeyes still No. 1, but barely

Ohio State stays No. 1 in this week's Associated Press college football poll, but its lead continues to dwindle.


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‘Pan’ flops as ‘Martian’ dominates box office for a second week

Hugh Jackman's new movie "Pan" has failed to work its magic over U.S. moviegoers after debuting with a disappointing $15.5 million.


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Steven Tyler threatens Donald Trump over ‘Dream On’

The real estate tycoon and reality TV star has been using the 1970s ballad on the campaign trail, but Tyler is reportedly not happy with the suggestion he endorses the Republican's run for the White House.


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Paul Reubens to reprise ‘Batman Returns’ role in ‘Gotham’

The "Pee-wee Herman Show" star played Tucker Cobblepot in the 1992 film with Danny DeVito as supervillain The Penguin and Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader.

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New Black Cat Road Bridge Open

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The Black Cat Road bridge has been completed two days ahead of schedule.

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WATCH: ‘The Walking Dead’ gets the ‘Friends’ treatment


What if the hit TV show used a more upbeat opening theme song?

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Martin To Receive Chamber McIntire Award

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A top UVA official will receive this year's highest honor from the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Did the governor’s tweet jinx the Astros?


Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.

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Another George R.R. Martin TV adaptation is in the works


"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin is throwing his support behind a planned TV adaptation of his 1988 novel "The Skin Trade."