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National

yesterday in National

Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

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The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

yesterday in National

Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

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The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

yesterday in National

Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

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New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

yesterday in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

yesterday in National

Obama, Republicans feud over immigration

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Partisan bickering over immigration reform intensified as each side accused the other of standing in the way of progress.

Weird

yesterday in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

Tuesday in Weird

Turns out ‘God’ has bad credit

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An NYC man claims Equifax falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

Monday in National, Weird

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

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The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

April 11, 2014 in Weird

Would you pay $2K for a sewage plant wedding?

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A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.

April 10, 2014 in Weird

Florida woman arrested in topless rampage at McDonald’s

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

A woman wearing only bikini bottoms was observed by security cameras vandalizing a Florida McDonald's.

Lifestyle

Wednesday in Lifestyle

Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

Tuesday in Lifestyle

US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

Monday in Lifestyle

Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

April 10, 2014 in Lifestyle

Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

Viral Videos

yesterday in Music, Viral Videos

Watch Taylor Swift’s video blog of bridal shower surprise

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The superstar documented her surprise appearance at an Ohio bride's celebration.

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

Kicked By Train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

yesterday in Viral Videos

Realistic Mario

Realistic Mario

How would Mario REALLY fare in the Mushroom Kingdom?

Wednesday in Viral Videos

Slow motion parkour dog

Parkour Dog

If you thought parkour videos were cool, wait until you see the dog version!

Wednesday in Viral Videos

How ‘Frozen’ Should Have Ended

How Frozen Should Have Ended

This "alternative ending" would have made Frozen a COMPLETELY different movie!

Sports News

yesterday in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

yesterday in Sports

Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

yesterday in Sports

Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

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Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

Wednesday in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

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UVA Baseball wins a mid week tune up as they prepare for North Carolina.

Wednesday in Music, Sports

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

Wednesday in Sports

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

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Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

Wednesday in Sports

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

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The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius plans to adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday.

Wednesday in Sports

Wednesday Sports Minute

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Clippers keep pressure on Thunder, Knicks top Nets, Cards shut down Brewers, and more.

Wednesday in Sports

Phelps’s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

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The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

What's Happening

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Local News

yesterday in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Former Western Albemarle Teacher Charged With Soliciting Minor

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A retired teacher from Western Albemarle High School has been charged with soliciting a minor.

yesterday in Charlottesville City, Local

Two Arrests In Home Invasion, Stabbing On Angus Road

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Two suspects in a home invasion and robbery on Angus Road have been arrested in Henrico County.

yesterday in Local, UVA

Court Ruling Against Conservative Group In Mann Case

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There's another court ruling in the Michael Mann global warming debate.