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Virginia Does Well On 2014 ACT Exam

Virginia students have done well on the latest ACT exams

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Albemarle Resident Gets Named In Ice Bucket Challenge

An Albemarle County author is a potential target for an ice bucket challenge.

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Campbell County Woman Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse Charges

A Campbell County woman admits she used a hot razor blade to remove tattoos from her daughters' skin.

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Lake Monticello Will Survey Homeowners About Facility Needs

Lake Monticello has a new committee looking at renovation needs

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Liberty Screens International Students For Ebola Virus

Liberty University has started to screen its international students for the Ebola virus.

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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Park Service Prohibits Drones Over Applachian Trail

The National Park Service is banning drones over the Appalachian Trail.

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Suspect Identified In University Avenue Stabbing Case

Charlottesville Police have identified the suspect in a stabbing incident Tuesday afternoon on University Avenue.

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State Police Investigating Inmate Death At CVRJ

State Police have been brought in to investigate the death of a prisoner at the Central Virginia Regional Jail.

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All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff

Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Foo Fighters spoof ‘Carrie’ for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters put the most creative spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yet! We'll never see "Carrie" the same way again.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

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Philadelphia girl pitcher becomes Little League’s new ‘phenom’

Thirteen-year-old Mo'ne Davis is a young ace pitcher exploding on the scene for "throwing like a girl."

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It’s now easier for drivers to search for auto recalls

Auto safety regulators unveiled a better way for vehicle owners to search online for recall information.

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Hospital data breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug

Hackers who stole the data of 4.5 million hospital patients exploited the Internet bug.

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Madonna’s iconic ‘Material Girl’ gowns up for auction

Over 30 costumes and accessories from Madonna's life onstage and onscreen will be up for sale.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is the latest sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Top Ice Bucket Challenge fails

You've seen the good, now watch the bad and the ugly.

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Vikings reach settlement with former punter Kluwe

Minnesota reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team for supporting same-sex marriage.

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Nationals Push Win Streak To 9

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Wednesday night the Washington Nationals once again walked off over the Arizona Diamondbacks winning 3-2 off an Anthony Rendon RBI single in the 9th.

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European soccer clubs opening U.S. academies

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More American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.