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George Clooney a step closer to walking down the aisle

George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have posted legal notice in London of their plan to marry in Italy.

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Consumer Spending Rose In Virginia In 2012

New figures show Virginia's consumer spending increased in 2012.

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Many families still under economic stress after recession

A quarter of U.S. families feel they are under economic stress as the aftershock of the Great Recession continues to drag down living standards.

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Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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U.S. jobless claims fall; four-week average hits 8-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since

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City Will Start Up New Citizen Police Academy Soon

Charlottesville will begin another Citizen Police Academy in a few weeks.

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Judge Spurns Request From Inmate Who Wants To Avoid Execution

A federal judge has rejected a request from a death row inmate who wants to avoid execution.

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Time Change For Albemarle Supervisors Meeting

The Albemarle supervisors are changing the starting time of one of their meetings and are adding another meeting to their regular schedule.

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Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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Obama to sign $16.3B veterans spending bill

President Barack Obama will sign a plan to ease health care delays at VA facilities.

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Daughter of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore heads to rehab

Tallulah Willis is reportedly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

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Peter Frampton tosses fan’s phone during concert

The rocker loses his cool and stops his show to take an unruly fan's cell phone.

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Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o top ‘best dressed’ list

The Oscar-winning actresses are among the world's most glamorous, according to the annual "Vanity Fair" rankings.

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Veteran rockers, retro songs dominate Billboard charts

In a blast from the past, retro music and veteran rockers are on top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

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Americans worry illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy

As President Barack Obama considers loosening immigration policy, a new poll shows Americans are worried illegal immigration threatens the economy.

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Obama: Insufficient data to fast-track Ebola drug

President Barack Obama says the initial response should focus on public health measures to contain the outbreak.

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Kings, Sharks to play outdoor game in California in 2015

Outdoor hockey is returning to California for a second straight season.

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29N Traffic Light Synchronization Work Begins In October

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Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Dozens Hired As New Albemarle Teachers

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The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.

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More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.

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Uber Taxi Alternative Comes To Charlottesville

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There's a new option for those who use taxicabs to get around town.