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4 weeks ago in National, World

First Syrians leave for U.S. under surge resettlement program

The first Syrian family to move to the U.S. under its speeded-up "surge" resettlement operation has left Jordan for the United States.

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4 weeks ago in National

FAA panel recommends standards for drone flights over people

A Federal Aviation Administration advisory panel on Wednesday recommended that regulators set new rules allowing drones to fly over members of the public if the aircraft meet new standards to minimize the danger of physical injuries from collisions.

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4 weeks ago in National

U.S. readies bank rule on shell companies amid ‘Panama Papers’ fury

The U.S. Treasury Department intends to soon issue a long-delayed rule forcing banks to seek the identities of people behind shell-company account holders, after the "Panama Papers" leak provoked a global uproar over the hiding of wealth via offshore banking devices.

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4 weeks ago in National

Clinton, Sanders turn spiky ahead of New York primary

Hillary Clinton, stung by a string of losses, is testing a new line of attack against rival Bernie Sanders ahead of New York's Democratic primary: sharply questioning his credentials and suggesting he lacks expertise to implement his campaign pledge to break up big banks.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Charlie Sheen under investigation by LAPD ‘threat’ detectives

Police disclosed little else about the investigation, which the LAPD spokesman, officer Mike Lopez, said began with a complaint lodged against the actor on March 31.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 7

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

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A Justin Bieber soap opera

Salma Hayek, Ray Romano, James Corden, and Gary Oldman star in a soap opera with dialog written entirely in Justin Bieber lyrics.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 7

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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

Mayor Forum Topics: Parking Meters, Statues

Mayor Mike Signer held a Wednesday night community meeting at Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Starr Hill neighborhood.

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

Supervisors Renew Court Location Talks

The Albemarle Supervisors have jump started their discussions about the future of the county's courts.

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4 weeks ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Louisa Family Heads To Prison

A third member of a Louisa County family will go to prison for distributing heroin.

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

Regional Jobless Rate Declines

The local unemplyment rate improved between January and February.

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

Journalist Disputes Remarks About City

A local journalist and history buff has challenged Mayor Mike Signer's recent remarks about Charlottesville having a history of violent racial incidents.

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

World War Two Vet Honored At UVA

A World War Two veteran was recently honored at the UVA Children's Hospital.

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

UVA Baseball Routs George Washington

The University of Virginia baseball program had a 15-3 rout of the George Washington Colonials Wednesday at Davenport Field.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Facebook expands live video, challenging TV and web rivals

Facebook expanded its live video product, Facebook Live, giving the feature prominent placement on the app and rolling out features to make it easier for users to search and comment in real time.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Country icon Merle Haggard dies on his birthday

The Hall of Famer has died at the age of 79.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Gawker challenges Florida jury verdict in Hulk Hogan case

Gawker has filed a challenge in Florida court to a jury's recent decision to assess $140 million in damages after finding that the media website had violated a celebrity's privacy rights by posting a 2012 sex tape of wrestling star Hulk Hogan.

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1 month ago in Music, Sports

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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1 month ago in Local

Funeral For State Trooper Chad Dermyer

About 3500 attended Tuesday's funeral for state trooper Chad Dermyer.

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2 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

3 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

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He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

4 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Cost Of Moving Out Of C.O.B. Considered

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The Albemarle supervisors want to see what it would take to move out of the County Office Building on McIntire Road.

4 hours ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."