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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 11.

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Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016.

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McIlroy wins PGA Championship, claims fourth major

Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot.

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‘Turtles’ tops ‘Guardians’ at weekend box office

The return of the mutated turtles earned $65 million over the weekend, winning a box office battle with Marvel's outer space hit.

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Plan to speed deportation of children at odds with public opinion

President Barack Obama's pledge to fast-track the deportation of migrant children is out of step with the opinion of a majority of Americans.

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‘Apparently’ the best auto-tune ever

Noah Ritter is back with a song that is likely to be stuck in your head the rest of the day!

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 11

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Trying To Finish City School Renovation

Charlottesville school officials have been renovating many buildings, and they hope to finish before August 20th.

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Counties Want Taxing Power Equal To Cities’

County Supervisors voice interest in adding taxation-related requests to the next General Assembly.

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Third Death From Eastern Shore Tornado

There's been a third death from a July tornado in Northampton County.

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Virginia Lawmakers Split On Lawsuit Against President

Virginia's congressional delegation has a sharp partisan split over a resolution that supports suing the President.

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UVA Benefactor Ruth Caplin Dies

Longtime UVA benefactor Ruth Sacks Caplin has died, making her husband Mortimer Caplin a widower.

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Divers Find Body Of Vinton Man In Smith Mountain Lake

The body of a man who had been missing since late July has been discovered in Smith Mountain Lake.

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Three Virginia Counties Become Eligible For SBA Loans

Three Virginia counties become eligible for Small Business Administration loans.

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Petersburg’s Rosalyn Dance Wins Democrats’ Senate Primary

Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D- Petersburg) has won a Democratic primary for a vacant State Senate seat.

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Rockingham Teachers Become Virginia Finalists For National Award

Two Rockingham County teachers are Virginia finalists for a national award.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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WWE wrestler tipped to be new Darth Vader

WWE champion Sheamus has been linked to the role British actor Dave Prowse played in the first three "Star Wars" movies.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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Hundreds of authors join Amazon book dispute

Stephen King, John Grisham, and James Patterson are among 900 of the world's most famous authors in an ongoing publishing dispute with Amazon.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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

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

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.