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Commonwealth Honors Former Congressman Herb Harris

Governor McAuliffe has ordered that flags fly at half-staff Monday to honor the late Congreeman Herb Harris.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the headlines that went down in Hollywood history.

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Sullivan Made List Of Those Who Wrote Judge About McDonnell

UVA President Teresa Sullivan appears on a list of Virginians who wrote to a federal judge about Bob McDonnell.

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Hiker Rescued From Old Rag Mountain In Madison County

An injured hiker has been rescued from Old Rag Mountain in Madison County.

Actress Selena Gomez poses during the 2014 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Selena Gomez deletes mosque snap after controversy

Selena Gomez has tweeted and deleted a photograph of herself baring her ankle during a visit to a mosque in the United Arab Emirates.

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‘Beverly Hillbillies’ star Donna Douglas dies

Veteran actress, and star of the classic TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies," Donna Douglas has died at the age of 81.

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Golf cart driver gets DUI after slow chase

A young man led police on a slow-speed highway chase in a golf cart from the Rose Bowl before being arrested.

Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the 17th Annual Super Saturday Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Benefit, presented by QVC, at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York.

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Alec Baldwin rings in 2015 as expectant dad

Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria announce they are pregnant with their second child together.

People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the stories you may have missed.

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UPDATE: Body Found In Water Street Garage Identified

City Police say the person found dead in the Water Street Parking Garage was a 24-year-old man from Crozet.

Stevie Nicks, left, Lindsey Buckingham and John McVie from the band Fleetwood Mac appear on NBC's "Today" show on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

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Lindsey Buckingham suggests the end for Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham has suggested the band's next album could be their last, insisting "it would be a beautiful way to kind of wrap up this last act".

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VIDEO: Taylor Swift surprises fans with presents

Taylor Swift ended the year by lurking on fans' social media pages, and then sending them thoughtful and personal holiday gifts. Their reactions are adorable.

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Bono: ‘I may never play guitar again’

U2 star Bono opens up about his fears of longterm damage after a horrible bicycle accident in New York City.

Channing Tatum and Mark Schultz depart the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014.

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‘Foxcatcher’ wrestler rants about Channing Tatum’s portrayal

Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz has taken aim at director Bennett Miller over Channing Tatum's portrayal of himself in the movie Foxcatcher.

Crew members of Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter look out of the windows during a search operation for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 over Kumai Bay, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 145 people still missing since it crashed into the sea five days ago.

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Search teams battle weather in hunt for AirAsia wreck

Bad weather again hindered the search for the AirAsia plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the "Don Jon" premiere on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in New York.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt marries robotics CEO

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will kick of 2015 as a newlywed after secretly marrying girlfriend Tasha McCauley.

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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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It’s a dog-eat-dog world at the 2015 Puppy Bowl

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It's Ruff versus Tuff in the 11th annual football game of puppy power!

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Nickelodeon latest to offer streaming service

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Good news for "SpongeBob SquarePants" fans.

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Jeff Bridges hopes his new album puts fans to sleep

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"The Big Lebowski" star has released "Sleeping Tapes," a project full of spoken word pieces and meditation mantras.

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Justin Bieber begs forgiveness in nervous ‘Ellen’ interview

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The pop star said he was leaving behind his "arrogant" and "conceited" attitude.

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Katy Perry promises lions, sharks, and some singing at Super Bowl halftime

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An unnamed "old school" female singer will show up as a surprise performer in addition to Perry and rocker Lenny Kravitz.