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Making headlines this week

A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

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In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

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First Three UVa Football Practices Open to the Public

UVA to practice at night during open practices.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

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WATCH: Bret Michaels covers ‘Endless Love,’ serenades van

The Poison frontman remakes the Lionel Richie classic, while rocking out at Nissan's car testing facility.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

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Seahawks RB Lynch ends his holdout

The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost when Marshawn Lynch reported for camp at the team's practice facility.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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‘Sharknado 2′ sparks feeding frenzy on Twitter, sets record

Flying sharks chomping through NYC drew a record audience for Syfy network and became the most tweeted-about TV movie in history.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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Dog brakes

Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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Fly Fido to the moon in space send-off for deceased pets

A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing their remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space.

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Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumpy road

Consumers buying coverage through the federal HealthCare.gov site are likely to still have technical difficulties.

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More cats than people: Felines take over N.Y. island

WATCH: A tiny island near Buffalo is overrun by cats, thanks to hundreds of abandoned felines.

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman, right, and Dan Aykroyd in a scene from "Get On Up."

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REVIEW: ‘Get On Up’ won’t let James Brown fans down

It ain't braggin' if you back it up, and James Brown, warts and all, was one of the most important musical and cultural figures of the 20th century.

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Cantor Will Resign From Congress August 18th

Congressman Eric Cantor (R- Henrico County) will resign from Congress August 18th.

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McDonnell Trial: Deliberations Begin on Tuesday

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Prosecution calls gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams a corrupt quid pro quo.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

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The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and have been ordered to pay fines.