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National

Friday in National

Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.

Friday in National

Michael’s craft stores confirm data breach

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The biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer confirmed a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards.

Friday in National

10 for today: Friday, April 18

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A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 18.

Friday in National

GM says recalled cars are safe

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GM says cars can be driven while waiting for repairs but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off the engine.

Friday in Election 2016, National

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

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The president dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from Congress.

Weird

Thursday 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.

April 14, 2014 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

Friday in Lifestyle

Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

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.

April 14, 2014 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.

Viral Videos

Friday in Viral Videos

When a brother loses a bet

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A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

Friday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

Friday in Viral Videos

Fence FAIL

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A man who appears intoxicated tries his hardest to climb a fence, but it's not happening.

Thursday 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.

Thursday in Viral Videos

Kicked in the head by a train

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

Sports News

yesterday in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

No. 1 Virginia Falls to UNC, 4-2

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The Virginia baseball team fell to North Carolina, 4-2, in their final game of the series in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers will next travel to Richmond to play VCU at the Diamond on Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

yesterday in Entertainment, Sports

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

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The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

Friday in Sports

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

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The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

Friday in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Friday in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

London To Host Annual Bone Marrow Drive At UVA

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London talks community, and quarterback on the Best Seat in the House.

Friday in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

Friday in Sports

Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

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Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

Friday in Sports

South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

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Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

Thursday 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.

What's Happening

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Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

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Sample wine from 25 different wineries in one place!

Shop Local

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Local businesses make our community strong!

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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.

SVP and Russillo

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

Local News

yesterday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Memorial Services Are Planned For Gus Deeds

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There will be two memorial services in early May for Gus Deeds.

yesterday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Onetime UVA Dean Will Enter Plea In Federal Court

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A onetime Associate Dean in UVA's McIntire School of Commerce will enter a plea Monday in federal court.

yesterday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Ramp Linked To Interstate 64 Will Have Brief Shutdown

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VDOT is warning drivers about a brief shutdown for one of the I-64 ramps.