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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 2

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Dangerous Police Calls Common

The Albemarle Police Department says officers often have to respond to calls in which a person is armed and dangerous, and such calls are becoming more and more frequent.

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Fatal Crash In Nelson County

An 88-year-old Lovingston woman was taken to UVA Hospital, but later died.

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WDBJ Reporter, Anchor Remembered

Hundreds attended both events, one a traditional funeral, the other a joyous life celebration.

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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Martese Johnson To Speak At TEDx

The UVA student at the center of a controversial arrest by ABC agents will be a guest speaker at the upcoming TEDx Charlottesville.

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UVA Great Tom Scott Dies

Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

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Joe Walsh writing his life story

The rocker jokes he used to think he could make more money by not writing a book than by writing one.

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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UVA Great Tom Scott Dies

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Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

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World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.