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Agents Find Another Gun in Carry-on at Norfolk International Airport

A man faces a state weapons citation after police confiscated a loaded handgun at Norfolk International Airport.

Charlottesville Police Ask for Help to Solve Burglary

The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred Tuesday and needs the public's help.

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It's The Big Latch-On

(Metro) Mothers around the world are encouraged to breastfeed their babies today and tomorrow as part of the "Big Latch On." 

One of many events going on to promote breastfeeding is MILK An Infant Feeding Conference in Los Angeles.

Xza Higgins is founder of MommyCon and co-founder of the MILK conference. 

Groups of women will breastfeed their babies at the same time to generate awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding. 

Another goal is to help communities support breastfeeding in public areas. 

Women will simultaneously breastfeed their babies at 10:00 tomorrow morning to try to set a world record for infant-feeding.

Obama Restores Pell Grants

(Metro) President Obama is restoring Pell Grants for prisoners today. 

Congress cut inmates out of the program that provides grants for college costs in 1994. 

A number of studies have shown that inmates who complete college degrees while they're in prison are much less likely to commit crimes again after they're released. 

The grants are named for the late Senator Claiborne Pell. 

When Congress was debating making prisoners ineligible for grants, the Rhode Island Democrat said, "Diplomas are crimestoppers." 

Pell argued that it costs much less to educate a prisoner than it does to keep one behind bars.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Cavs First Three Practices to be Open to the Public

When the Virginia football team opens practice on August 7, the first three practices will be open to the public.

Flucos Open First Camp of Szarmach Era

Steve Szarmach admitted Thursday morning that because of the heat and humidity in Central Virginia, he had to limit what the Fluvanna County football team did on the first day of practice.

For RG3, Focus Is on Future

Robert Griffin III says he wants to put his up-and-down past in the NFL behind him and "focus on the future."

Four UVa Opponents in Preseason Coaches Poll

Thursday's release of the preseason FBS coaches poll provided further prove that the Virginia football team will face one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country this season.

NATIONAL NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Greece's stock market to reopen as bailout talks progress

Greece's government announced that the Athens Stock Exchange will reopen Monday, a big step toward normalcy as talks with international creditors shifted into high gear.

India, Bangladesh exchange land enclaves, settling boundary dispute

India says it has swapped more than 150 adversely-held enclaves with its small neighbor Bangladesh, settling a decades-old border dispute and an uncertain future for tens of thousands of people living in squalid conditions.

Canadian firefighters told to stop covering shifts to help coworker with cancer

A group of Canadian firefighters who have been covering shifts for a colleague while he battles cancer have been told they are no longer allowed to help him.

Man arrested in murder of LA exec in luxury Cape Town hotel

A man who was staying with the California marketing executive found murdered Wednesday in her room at a five-star hotel in Cape Town is under arrest, police told FoxNews.com.

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