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Do you ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ this new Facebook option?

Facebook users took to the social media site on Wednesday to react to the company's decision to test what Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg called a "dislike button" - and not everyone liked the idea.


in Sports

Oscar Pistorius too broke for new trial

The former athlete is serving five years in prison for shooting his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead at his home in South Africa in 2013, but prosecutors in the country are pushing for a retrial on a charge of murder.


in Sports

PREVIEW: The BMW Championship

Fresh off a bye week, Jordan Spieth looks to get back on track at Conway Farms teeing it up with the other 69 top ranked players in the FedExCup standings.


in Weird

WATCH: The LEGO Vatican

It took the Rev. Bob Simon some 10 months to create the architectural feat.


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Key Democrats object to new Republican Iran measure

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Ben Cardin, senior Democrats who oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran, will vote against a Republican effort to require new conditions before President Barack Obama could lift any sanctions under the deal, aides said on Wednesday.


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5 takeaways from the Republican debate

Republican front-runner Donald Trump came under heavy attack from his rivals in a contentious U.S. presidential debate, and former Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Carly Fiorina emerged from the back of the pack to lead the charge.


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Defense Secretary: Budget woes send ‘wrong message’ to potential foes

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned that continued uncertainty about U.S. military spending levels would send "the wrong message at the wrong time" when Russia and China are rapidly advancing their technologies.


in Entertainment

Gorge yourself on Olive Garden … for seven weeks only

Olive Garden is bringing back its "Pasta Pass" that lets people eat on as much pasta as they want for a limited time.


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines, Thursday, Sept. 17.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ariana Grande is a boss at impressions

You've never heard "The Wheels on the Bus" like this before.


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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 17

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


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


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Obama urges Congress to avoid shutdown

There's only a handful of congressional work days remaining until the Oct. 1 deadline, when some federal agency operations could shut down for lack of money.

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Matthew Appearance In Harrington Case

Jesse Matthew was arraigned in Albemarle Circuit Court on Wednesday, and charged with the 2009 death of Morgan Harrington.

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Overnight Closing Of East Rio Segment

A water relocation project will affect travel on a stretch of East Rio Road between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

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Sabato Expects Gains For Fiorina

UVA's Larry Sabato says Carly Fiorina will probably gain ground in the polls after a Wednesday night GOP debate.

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Two Charged In Greene Incident

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says two men have been arrested following incidents last month in the Ruckersville area.

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Bond Hearing For Burruss Continued

A bond hearing for murder suspect Franklin Lee Burruss has been postponed until September 23rd.

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Police ID Remains Found Near Route 20

Albemarle Police identify human remains that were discovered along Route 20 on August 26th.

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in Sports

California to big-league ballplayers: Stop chewing tobacco


California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Regional Home Sales Up In 3rd Quarter


Home sales in the region were up about 5% over last year in the third quarter.

in Sports

Aaron Hernandez due in court as DA seeks access to evidence


The former New England Patriots player is due in court for a pretrial hearing in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

in Music, Entertainment

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are having a baby


The R&B star and the cover girl are pregnant, just weeks after the couple revealed they had been struggling to conceive.

in Sports

NBA: Warriors buy land for San Francisco basketball arena


The Golden State Warriors basketball team on Monday acquired a 12-acre site in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood where it plans to build a new, 18,000-seat arena for the reigning NBA champs.