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1 day ago in National

Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators’ home turf

President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November.

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1 day ago in Entertainment, Sports

Hulk Hogan seeks second slam of Gawker over racist comments leak

Hulk Hogan accused Gawker of leaking his racist remarks in a lawsuit filed in Florida on Monday involving a secretly-recorded sex tape of the wrestling celebrity, who recently won $140 million in damages against the media website in a related case.

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1 day ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 day ago in National

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move echoed by other locales, in a case focusing on how the ordinance affected local franchises like McDonald's.

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1 day ago in National

Trump hopes to land decisive blow in Indiana showdown with Cruz

New York billionaire Donald Trump hopes that Indiana's nominating contest on Tuesday will make him unstoppable in what originally had seemed to many a quixotic quest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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1 day ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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1 day ago in Viral Videos

The cicadas are coming …

Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

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1 day ago in Weird

The brother-sister DUI

A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 3

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

City To Create Panel On Memorials

City Councilors have unanimously voted to establish a Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials and Public Spaces.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Election Day In Scottsville

It's election day for the 369 voters in Scottsville.

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2 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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2 days ago in Sports

Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Republicans Suing Over Felon Rights

Republican lawmakers say they plan to file a lawsuit concerning Governor McAuliffe's action on restoring felon rights.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Smoke Prompts Crescent Halls Evacuation

Smoke from a trash chute prompted a brief evacuation of a high-rise public housing complex off Monticello Avenue.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Interim Leader For RWSA/RSWA

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has a new interim leader.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA Police Create Facebook Page

UVA Police have set up a Facebook page.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Libraries Giving Away Free Comic Books

Free comic books will be given away May 7th at the branches of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Sheriff’s Reserve Has New Members

There are 16 new faces in the Albemarle County Sheriff's Reserve.

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2 days ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

Reaction To UVA’s New QB Transfer

A former quarterback for the East Carolina Pirates says he's transferring to the University of Virginia.

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4 mins ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

First Tee Returns To Area

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An organization that promotes golf and sportsmanship values for young people is returning to the area.

51 mins ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Ruling On Same-Sex Alimony Cases

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The State Supreme Court has ruled alimony does not need to be paid to a former spouse who's in a new relationship with a member of the same sex.

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This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

2 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Local Man Admits To Phony Cancer Scheme

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A local resident has admitted to being involved in a phony cancer scheme.