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National

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

in National

Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

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The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.

in National

Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

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If the Senate doesn't act, the laws authorizing the programs will expire June 1, and officials say they will lose valuable surveillance tools.

in National, World

Islamic State continues its advance in Syria

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The success piles pressure on Damascus and Baghdad and throws doubt on a U.S. strategy of relying almost exclusively on air strikes to support the fight against ISIS.

in National

Cleanup of oil-covered California beach could take months

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Oil spilled from a pipeline rupture has closed two state beaches and fouled offshore waters near Santa Barbara.

Weird

in Weird

Foiled by a hat

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

in Weird

Gross grass? Paint your lawn green

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There's plenty of green in California's brown lawns.

in Weird

Teacher suspended after screening ‘Fifty Shades’ for students

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A teacher showed the movie to her high school health class as a "reward."

in Weird

‘Cruising’ tiger a sight to see

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A realistic-looking stuffed animal caused quite the uproar.

in Weird

Man arrested in alleged ‘breaking and napping’

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Police say a burglar brook into a Florida house and fell asleep on the couch.

Lifestyle

in Lifestyle, National

To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

in Lifestyle, National

Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

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Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

in Lifestyle

Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

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Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

in Lifestyle

Your knockoff makeup is too good to be true

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Counterfeit makeup, some being sold online, contains untested and dangerous ingredients including rat droppings and urine, police say.

in Lifestyle, National

Fly the crowded skies

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The summer skies will be filled with passenger planes, as a record number of travelers are expected.

Viral Videos

in Entertainment, Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Getting married by The Rock

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It's normal to cry at weddings, but you'll laugh at this one too.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’

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Coldplay teams up with the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a hilarious musical version of the hit HBO show to help raise money for Red Nose Day.

in Viral Videos

Mom shames daughter for inappropriate Facebook profile

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After Val Starks found her 13-year-old daughter's secret profile - posing in her bra and claiming to be 19 - she set the record straight and the video has gone viral.

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Stephen Curry’s daughter steals the show

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The NBA MVP mixes a post-game interview with "take your daughter to work day."

in Viral Videos

Letterman’s final ‘Top Ten’ list

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Some of Hollywood's biggest stars came out for the "Top Ten things I've always wanted to say to Dave."

Sports News

in Entertainment, Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Getting married by The Rock

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It's normal to cry at weddings, but you'll laugh at this one too.

in Sports

Aaron Hernandez has a new, mystery tattoo

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There were two "appearances" from former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez in court yesterday.

in Sports

NFL: Another lawsuit filed against the league

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Hundreds of former players allege that team doctors provided painkillers as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field.

in Sports

For Kimball, racing competitively is all about numbers

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Charlie Kimball will check his blood-glucose numbers constantly before, during and after Sunday's Indianapolis 500.

in Sports

NHL Preview: Rangers meet Lightning for game 4

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Here's a look at Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, May 22. WARRIORS ARE 2 UP…

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Stephen Curry’s daughter steals the show

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The NBA MVP mixes a post-game interview with "take your daughter to work day."

in Sports

Smith, Labonte head up newest NASCAR class

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Five men are headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

What's Happening

Community Awareness Grant

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Area non-profits are encouraged to apply now!  Deadline is June 19th.

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.

NBA Schedule 2014 – 2015

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NBA on ESPN WVAX

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

Local News

in Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

Hess Seeking Full Term As Fluvanna Sheriff

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The sheriff of Fluvanna County will be running for a full term.

in Local

Latest Sales Tax Holiday Starts Monday

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The hurricane preparedness state sales tax holiday runs March 25-31.

in Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

City Leaders Get Feedback On Rentals

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City officials meet with fans and critics of short-term rentals.