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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy returning for more ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Oscar nominee was a key player in the beloved sitcom, playing Sookie St. James, the best friend of Lauren Graham's lead character, for all seven seasons of the show.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Pope calls for compassionate Church open to ‘imperfect’ Catholics

Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as those who divorced and remarried, saying "no one can be condemned forever".

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4 weeks ago in National

Cyber fraudsters reap $2.3 billion through email wire-transfer scams

Businesses have lost billions of dollars to fast-growing scams where fraudsters impersonate company executives in emails that order staff to transfer to accounts controlled by criminals, according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is a mom

The Oscar winner and her husband Adam Shulman welcomed a baby boy called Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman on March 24

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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4 weeks ago in National

Texas teen’s death spurs renewed call to fix recalled cars

The brother of a Texas teenager killed by shrapnel from an exploding Takata Corp air bag said on Thursday that his family never received a recall notice about the defective vehicle safety device.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A ’10-second’ journey through the history of rock and roll

65 songs - in just 10-second snippets - take you on a tour through history from rock's '50s roots to current day.

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4 weeks ago in National

Ted Cruz hit with ‘New York values’; Trump gets Giuliani backing

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is getting a taste of the "New York values" he derided in Iowa as Republicans turn to the next big U.S. presidential contest in the home state of front-runner Donald Trump.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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

Councilors Make Final Budget Changes

City Councilors have made some final amendments to Charlottesville's next budget.

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

Police Chief Candidate Field Narrows

The search for Charlottesville's next police chief includes Friday interviews with three people who are hoping to succeed the retiring Tim Longo.

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

Thursday Deposition Day For Jackie

Thursday was the deposition day for a woman who riled up many UVA students and other local residents in the fall of 2014.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

No Trial Date Yet For Gene Washington

There's no firm date for the trial of Gene Everett Washington, who's accused of murdering a mother-and-daughter in December 2014.

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

Bill Lucy Passes Away At 77

Onetime Charlottesville Planning Commission Chairman Bill Lucy has passed away.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Lawmakers Reflect On Recent Session

Two veteran state lawmakers speak to the League of Women Voters.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

FBI director says unlocking method won’t work on newer iPhones

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's secret method for unlocking the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters will not work on newer models, FBI Director James Comey said.

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5 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Madison Man Charged In Shooting

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A Madison County man is accused of shooting another man last month.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

6 hours 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.

7 hours 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.

7 hours ago in Viral Videos

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.