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Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

Emotional Vigil At WDBJ

There was an emotional vigil Thursday outside a Roanoke TV station that had employed two recent murder victims.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

UVA Police Investigate Rape Report

UVA Police say a sexual assault was reported this week near the University Grounds

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Tentative ID Of Human Remains

Albemarle Police await confirmation from the Medical Examiner's Office.

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McDonnell Lawyers Appeal To Supreme Court

Bob McDonnell's lawyers tell the U.S. Supreme Court the former governor has been a victim of overly zealous federal prosecutors.

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School Board Struggles With Capital Needs

The Albemarle School Board continues to wrestle with its list of renovation needs.

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International Group Honors Eggleston

An international group honors Albemarle Fire Chief Dan Eggleston.

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

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When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

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Vicki Gardner’s Condition Improves

The condition of the woman shot and wounded during the WDBJ interview has improved.

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in Entertainment

WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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in Weird

Let’s grab a coffee at the cat cafĂ©

Hey, it could be fun, right?

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in Music

MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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UPDATE: Missing Woman Found

Albemarle Police say they've found a woman reported missing earlier in the area of Carter Mountain.

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Christmas in August: Walmart’s holiday layaway comes early

It's the latest sign of retailers getting more aggressive about grabbing holiday shoppers early.

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons making big bank

The TV favorite has earned an estimated $29 million in the past year,

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Firm Has Test Towers For Wind Farm

A local firm builds test towers for a Botetourt County wind farm.

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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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JMU Will Hold Vigil For Parker

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JMU will hold a vigil to honor the late Alison Parker.

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William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

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"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

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The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Man Dies Following Crash In Fluvanna

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A 46-year-old man has died after being injured in a single-vehicle crash in Fluvanna County.

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Many Prepare For Four-Miler

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Running enthusiasts and health care professionals are preparing for the Charlottesville four-miler.