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in Lifestyle

CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Weird

Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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in Music

Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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in National

California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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in Entertainment

Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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in Entertainment

Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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in National, World

ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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in National, World

House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

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in Sports

‘Second chance’ for Ray Rice not out of the question

The star running back is hoping for the same type of second chance that other tarnished NFL stars like Michael Vick have received.

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in Sports

Another day, another NFL player arrested

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on charges of aggravated assault in two alleged incidents of domestic violence.

In this Aug. 15, 1989 file photo ,Joan Rivers announces that she is starting a new syndicated talk show, "The Joan Rivers Show," in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

in Features

2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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in Viral Videos

‘Star Wars’ minus music

Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

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in Weird

Captain Citrus: OJ crusader, crime fighter

Florida has a muscular new superhero who promotes orange juice while battling evil through the power of the sun.

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in National

White House proposes new energy efficiency rules

The latest efforts include standards for commercial air conditioning units that could slash energy use.

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in Sports

NFL, players’ union agree on revised drug policy

The new policy includes HGH testing starting this season.

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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

Police Continue To Screen Surveillance Video In Hannah Graham Search

Video obtained Wednesday night shows a man following a missing UVA student in the Downtown Mall area. That man says she was stopped by a second male.

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in Sports

Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

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in Charlottesville City, Local

Iachetta, Commander Arrested In Cell Phone Investigation

City Registrar Sheri Iachetta and former electoral board member Stephanie Commander have been charged with felonies in connection with the cell phone investigation.

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in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

UVa Heads on the Road to Face No. 21 BYU TODAY

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Virginia travels to Provo, Utah today to face 21st ranked BYU today at 3:30, coverage here on WINA at 1pm.

in Local Sports, Sports

Charlottesville Trumps William Monroe 24-19

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In the WINA High School Football Game of the Week, Charlottesville High School prevailed over William Monroe 24-19 behind its dynamic rushing attack.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.