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U.S. economy declined nearly 3% during first quarter

The U.S. economy recorded its worst performance in five years, but there are indications that growth has since rebounded.

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George Lucas museum set for Chicago

The Windy City will become home to the movie mogul's impressive collection of "Star Wars" memorabilia and Hollywood artifacts.

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Judge: No-fly list violated constitutional rights

A judge ruled that the federal no-fly list doesn't give those on it an adequate way to challenge their placement on the list.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, June 25.

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Crosby is NHL’s 2014 MVP

Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby won his second Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player on Tuesday.

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Rob Lowe’s dramatic real-life rescue

The actor and his wife were the stars of a real-life rescue when they were caught in severe flooding.

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Sen. Cochran defeats Tea Party rival in Mississippi runoff

Veteran U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a high-profile runoff election.

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Militants attack Iraq air base, U.S. teams deploy

Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases as the first U.S. teams arrived to decide how to help counter a mounting insurgency.

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Lawmakers slam veterans health bill costs

Cost estimates of up to $50 billionfor a veterans emergency medical care drew sharp criticism from lawmakers who said they would complicate final details of the legislation.

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Zoo bans woman for feeding cookies to lions

The Memphis Zoo has banned a woman for climbing over a barrier into a lion habitat.

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Dads respond to Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Finally, someone who understands!

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Prolific character actor Eli Wallach dead at 98

Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died at the age of 98.

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Michael Jackson fans mark 5th anniversary of his death

Tributes around the world will mark five years since the King of Pop's death.

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Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

Bill Nye meets his match when Weird Al raps as Sir Isaac Newton.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

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Today in entertainment history: June 25

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Harringtons Want Civil Suit Against RMC To Move Forward

An attorney is trying to persuade a circuit judge to let a local civil suit go forward.

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Brat Outlines Plans For Fall Campaign

The Republican nominee for Congress in the Seventh District says he's ready for November.

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Crozet, Scottsville Sewage Treatment Bids Rejected

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has rejected all recent bids for upgrading rural treatment plants.

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Regional Library System Has New Budget

The Jefferson-Madison Library System has a new budget that will take effect July 1st.

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First U.S. Senate Debate Slated For July 26th

The first debate in Virginia's current U.S. Senate election will be July 26th at the Greenbrier Resort.

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

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The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

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A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

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Will Ferrell bringing ‘Manimal’ to big screen

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The "Anchorman" star and his producing partner are planning another feature film.

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LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

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The basketball star sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month.