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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.

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Killing of Cecil the Lion triggers probe by U.S. agency

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The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading.

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Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

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It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Here kitty, kitty …

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

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Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

Lifestyle

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TOP 5: Worst things to buy online

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Money expert Matt Granite explores what items are best purchased online and what items are better left to the in-store shopping experience.

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Windows 10 debuts today

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No one's expected to line up overnight for the new Microsoft operating systems the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95, but today marks the first update in three years.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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WATCH: Man rolls under train in heart-stopping video

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Witnesses couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a man purposely rolling under a moving train.

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This is one way to get out of bed in the morning

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This is a lot of effort to go to, but it makes ignoring the alarm clock nearly impossible.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Reporter confronts woman accused of stealing his identity

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An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used a credit card number belonging to Texas consumer affairs reporter Steve Noviello.

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Drunk Ron Weasley celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

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Simon Pegg visits "The Tonight Show" to wish Harry Potter an early happy birthday.

Sports News

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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This week’s best sports shots

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A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Urban Meyer, ‘trademarked’ coach

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Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn't show up on knock-off apparel.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

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Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

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Deflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don’t argue. Settle

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Drug Charges Against Former Cavalier Scott

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Former UVA basketball star and current Atlanta Hawk Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, July 31.

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NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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The Best Seat In The House

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Live & local sports talk every weeknight at 6pm on ESPN Radio 1450 WVAX’s the Best Seat in the House with host Jay James.

The Russillo Show

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Tune in to ESPN 1450 Monday through Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM.

Local News

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Recognition For Deeds, Galanti

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Advocates for those with brain injuries have recognized State Senator Creigh Deeds (D- Bath County) and former Vietnam POW Paul Galanti.

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Two Jailed In Weekend Incident

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Two 18-year-old men are behind bars following incidents in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

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Fluvanna Sheriff Warns About Scam

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The Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office is warning consumers about a new scam that involves text messages.