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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S., during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Government statistics released Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 show that automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, more than double the old record set a decade earlier.

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Owners may need to replace Takata air bags more than once

Millions with Takata air bags may need more repairs because of shortages of replacement parts and uncertainty over defective repair parts.

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Virginia Super Regional Times Announced

Virginia will host Maryland at 4pm on Friday afternoon, coverage on WINA begins at 3:30.

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Peterson. The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the issue. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson is returning to the Minnesota Vikings after missing the final games last season while addressing child abuse charges.

Paris city employees remove a railing loaded with locks on the famed Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, Monday June 1, 2015. Lovers in Paris, beware: City authorities are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge. The city council says the locks, usually hung by couples to express eternal love, cause long-term damage to Paris heritage and sometimes pose a security risk. Last summer a chunk of fencing fell off under their weight.

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Paris removes ‘love locks’ from famed bridge

City authorities in Paris are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge.

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Burglar’s red underwear leads to police arrest

The blue sneakers were the subject of the crime. But it was a Long Island man's red underwear that led him into the hands of police.

A Boston terrier named Mango relaxes after winning best of opposite sex at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

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Woman reunited with family dog after 7 years

A South Florida woman has been reunited with her Boston Terrier who ran away seven years ago.

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Tropical Storm Blanca expected to become major hurricane

Tropical Storm Blanca is forecast to rapidly strengthen and become a major hurricane later this week over the eastern Pacific.

Vocalist Jonathan Davis of Korn performs in concert at The Wiltern on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.

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Korn frontman going country with Big & Rich

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is working with country duo Big & Rich for a new music collaboration.

St. Vincent performs at Austin City Limits Music Festival.

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St. Vincent falls off speakers during concert

St. Vincent has credited a security guard with saving her life after she suffered a nasty stage fall during a gig.

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Wild animals react to their reflections

What happens when you put a large mirror in the jungle? Strange things.

Eddie Redmayne poses in the press room with the award for best actor in a leading role for "The Theory of Everything" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Eddie Redmayne officially joins Harry Potter spin-off

Eddie Redmayne is joining the Harry Potter franchise as Newt Scamander in spin-off series "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

A woman is helped after being pulled out by divers from a sunken ship in Jianli, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/cnsphoto

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Hundreds missing after ship capsizes on Chinese river

Rescuers search for more than 400 people missing after a ship capsized on the Yangtze River in one of China's worst shipping disasters.

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UVA Will Host Maryland In Super Regional

The University of Virginia baseball program will host a Super Regional Tournament.

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Stiff Penalty For Speeders On Locust

City approves a heavier penalty for being a speed demon on Locust Avenue.

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War Of Words Over 29 At Rio Goes Federal

The war of words over a Rio Road/29 North interchange shifts to a federal court.

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Onetime Va. Tech Student Gets Prison Term

A former Virginia Tech student gets a 45-year prison term for murder.

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Police Charge Pair With Sexual Offenses

Waynesboro Police have charged two men with sexually assaulting children.

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Law Dean Paul Mahoney Will Step Down

UVA Law School Dean Paul Mahoney Plans To Step Down In 2016.

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Albemarle Police Respond To Break-Ins

Albemarle Police are responding to many breaking-and-entering incidents.

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Today in entertainment history: June 2

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went into the history books.

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Filmmakers bet on ‘Monopoly’ movie

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Monopoly” is going Hollywood. Lionsgate says it will turn the classic board game into a…

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City Will Not Release Stop-and-Frisk Records

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The city is not turning over stop-and-frisk police records requested by the NAACP, and the case appears to be headed to court.

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Fluvanna Deputy Charged With DUI Fired

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The Fluvanna Sheriff's Office has fired a deputy who was charged with DUI.