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UPDATE: Arrest In Louisa Fatal Hit-And-Run

State Police have made an arrest in the case where a pedestrian was struck and killed in Louisa County.

National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, testifies before a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to examine the fight against cancer, focusing on challenges, progress, and promise, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

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U.S. cancer deaths fell 22 percent since 1991

More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments.

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Tornado at the Rose Bowl

Winds pick up in the Rose Bowl fanfest area, but the cow survives.

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Missing puppy heads home after 2,400-mile road trip

A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her owners after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital.

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure by Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of sport's biggest plays and the stories you may have missed this week.

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Kibo can’t even

This 4-month-old Shiba Inu Kibo puppy can't help but jump for joy at dinnertime.

Singer Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote her new album "1989" in New York, October 30, 2014.

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Taylor Swift edges out ‘Frozen’ for year’s top-selling album

Taylor Swift stole the crown from the princesses of "Frozen" in the final week of 2014 as her pop-centric "1989" became the top-selling album of the year.

A man walks by the poster for the film "The Interview" outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014.

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‘The Interview’ heads to pay-per-view

DISH Networks Inc will make "The Interview," the controversial Sony Pictures Entertainment film about the fictitious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, available as a pay-per-view option starting on Jan 2.

The interior of the "Hound Dog II", a Lockheed Jetstar owned by entertainer Elvis Presley, is displayed at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, in this undated publicity photo released to Reuters January 2, 2015.

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Elvis Presley’s jets could fetch more than $10 million

Elvis Presley's pair of personal jets will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid auction for a piece of mile-high rock and roll memorabilia.

NYPD crime scene tape is seen at the site of a shooting at the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Pulaski Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 9, 2012.

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New York City murders hit record low

Murders in New York fell to 328 in 2014, the fewest since the New York Police Department started keeping reliable numbers in 1963.

Ohio State players cheer after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.

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Buckeyes rally and Ducks rout in college semis

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks earned victories in the Sugar and Rose Bowls on Thursday, booking spots in the national championship.

Same-sex couple plastic figurines are displayed during a gay wedding fair (salon du mariage gay) in Paris April 27, 2013.

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Federal judge allows gay marriages to begin in Florida

A federal judge in Florida ruled that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to all same-sex couples who request them starting Jan. 6.

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts with his father Mario (R) after being re-elected for the U.S. midterm race in New York in this November 4, 2014 file photo.

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Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo dies

Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing, died at 82.

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Fire Damages House On Old Lynchburg Road

A chimney fire led to further damage early Friday morning at a house on Old Lynchburg Road.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 2

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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City Police Car In Collision On Preston Avenue

Charlottesville Police say one of their patrol vehicles was involved in a Thursday night collision.

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Publication Raises Questions About Webb PAC

A national publication is raising some questions about former Virginia Senator Jim Webb.

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Sabato Reacts To Mario Cuomo Death

UVA Professor Larry Sabato says the late Mario Cuomo had an enduring legacy.

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Virginia Lottery Announces Millionaire Raffle Winners

The Virginia Lottery had a long list of winners for its 2015 Millionaire Raffle.

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UVA Hospital Wins First Baby Of 2015 Contest

Both UVA and Martha Jefferson Hospital had families with new babies when 2015 was brand new.

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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

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Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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Phillip Phillips wants to be ‘free’

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The "American Idol" winner wants to be released from recording and merchandising deals linked to the TV talent show.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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Chris Brown is a victim of identity theft

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The singer is believed to have lost documents while in the San Bernardino County Jail last year.