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Albemarle Resident Gets Named In Ice Bucket Challenge

Albemarle Resident Gets Named In Ice Bucket Challenge

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The ice bucket challenge is on its way to Albemarle. The challenge is to be doused with ice water or write a check to support the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Author Stephen King is among the latest celebrities to take a cold shower. He then nominated fellow author and Albemarle County resident John Grisham (pictured). No word on when or if Grisham will take the plunge.

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday.

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president, despite criminal investigations into corruption.

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WATCH: Preserving Muhammad Ali’s childhood home

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An effort is underway to restore the Louisville home where the boxing legend grew up.

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Sharper set for change-of-plea in sex assault case

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The former NFL star is closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states.