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National

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1 American released from North Korea

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The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

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Ebola is low on our list of concerns

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A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.

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Staples investigating possible data breach

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The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

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Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new guidelines

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The U.S. issued new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

Weird

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

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A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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Woman mistakes jail for bar

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One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.

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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

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It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

Lifestyle

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2, the world’s thinnest tablet

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The new iPads have several new features like anti-reflective screens and "Touch ID" sensors.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halloween house

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The decorations and synchronized light display on this house is so impressive, we won't even ask for candy.

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Brad Pitt in ‘Furby’

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What if the WWII tank movie was remade with the furry toys?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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If ‘WALL-E’ was a Christopher Nolan film

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Take a look at Pixar's "Wall-E" reimagined as if it was created by the director of "The Dark Knight."

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WATCH: ‘Stingtones’

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What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

Sports News

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Tony Bennett Lands Another Top Recruit

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One of the best shooters in the 2016 class chooses Virginia over several top schools.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

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Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

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The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

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The Olympic sprinter was sentenced to five years in prison, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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Wild World Series: Perfect Royals, tested Giants

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Playoff-perfect Kansas City will meet San Francisco on baseball's biggest stage.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.

What's Happening

NFL Sunday Doubleheaders!

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The NFL is Back on ESPN!

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.

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

Local News

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

Photo ID’s Now Required to Vote: What Will Work?

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Some worry the state's new voter ID law will keep some people out of the voting booth.

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Greene Woman Dies Following Two-Vehicle Collision

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A Greene County woman has died following a two-vehicle collision.