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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.

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U.S. military mission failed to rescue journalist Foley

Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.

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Stewart to skip third race since fatal crash

Tony Stewart will skip this weekend's NASCAR race at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

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‘Awesome Mix’ of ’70s hits holds top Billboard spot

The "Awesome Mix" of retro songs featured in "Guardians of the Galaxy" topped the weekly album chart for a second week.

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Billy Crystal to honor Robin Williams at Emmys

The comedian will pay tribute to his friend and fellow performer, late actor Robin Williams, at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday.

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Graceland tour goes digital

Elvis Presley probably never dreamed of people walking through his house with handheld computers.

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Online video stars mobilize for net neutrality

Online personalities are advocating for equal treatment of Internet traffic.

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Cowboys still the NFL’s ‘most valuable’

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team for an eighth consecutive year.

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Katy Perry, Coldplay frontrunners for Super Bowl halftime

The artists are among those being considered to perform for the halftime show of the NFL's biggest game.

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Mickelson sets sights on Olympic campaign

Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson has set his sights on a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics.

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From ‘Breaking Bad’ to ‘Barely Legal Pawn’

WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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Robin Williams musical tribute: ‘Seize the Day’

Robin Williams' best films are remixed and set to music in this awesome Melodysheep tribute.

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Defending champ Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will seek to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year.

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Same-Sex Marriage On Hold

Thanks to a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be no gay or lesbian marriages in Virginia for the time being

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Residents Of Birdwood-Hillcrest Learn More About Interchange

Residents of Birdwood and Hillcrest Roads have learned more about the interchange at 250 and McIntire.

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Louisa County Man Admits Stealing From Vacant Properties

A 41-year-old Louisa County man has admitted stealing items from vacant properties.

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Cheaper Parking On Flat Lot Next To Water Street Garage

The new owner of the Charlottesville Parking Center has announced the flat lot next to the Water Street parking garage will have a lower rate.

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GOP Leaders Celebrate State Senate Victory

General Assembly Republicans are celebrating having 21 of the 40 State Senate seats.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Toscano Asks His Constituents To Complete 2014 Survey

Area Delegate David Toscano wants his constituents to complete his latest survey.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 16

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Route 29 Town Hall

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Latest meeting focused on a parallel road between Berkmar Dr. and Ashwood Blvd.

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Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

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The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

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Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

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Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

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Missing Person Case Involving UVA Student

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Authorities say a UVA student, 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham, is missing.