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"Kiss-A-Bull" Kissing Booth Brings in Funds With a Smooch

With Valentines Day quickly approaching a few residents puckered up on Saturday at a special kissing both. Instead of kissing other people, this booth was all about kissing a Bull Dog.

Attorneys Argue Johnson Changed Lawsuit Too Much

Attorneys filed court papers earlier this week arguing that Martese Johnson changed too much in his lawsuit against the Virginia ABC. Now attorneys want the new lawsuit thrown out.

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Americans To Spend $20 Billion on Valentine's Day

(Metro) Americans are on track to spend nearly $20 billion this Valentine's Day.

Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub says that's up five-percent over last year. Gonzalez says chocolates, flowers, jewelry and romantic dinners remain the most popular gifts. 

She predicts the average couple will spend just under 150-dollars this Valentine's Day.

New Batch of Clinton Emails Released

(Metro) A new batch of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's controversial emails are now public. 

More than 15-percent of the latest group of emails contained classified information, with three of the messages being labeled "secret." 

More than 80 others were marked "confidential" and were heavily redacted. 

The State Department released 551 messages today in response to a federal judge's order.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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'Hoos Advance to ITA Semifinals

The Virginia men's tennis team beat Wake Forest in a close battle, Saturday night.

'Hoos Go Down at Home on Opening Day

The Wahoos had their chances but couldn't capitalize Saturday afternoon, as the Virginia men's lacrosse team opened its season with an 11-4 loss to Loyola at Klöckner Stadium.

A Chance to Cheer

Athletes all over the world inspire people every day, especially those in the spotlight, like LeBron James or Steph Curry. They encourage kids to pursue their dreams. But one local athlete is inspiring her teammates from the sidelines.

Cavaliers Suspend Backup Goalie

On the eve of the 2016 season opener, the Virginia men's lacrosse team has suspended its backup goaltender.

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LaVine exits All-Star stage for Kobe and the NBA's best

Zach LaVine called it the best dunk contest ever, a showdown with Aaron Gordon that rivaled what Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins did.

Haiti lawmakers elect Senate chief as provisional president

A majority of Haitian lawmakers have chosen the troubled country's Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by the recent departure of former President Michel Martelly.

Group: 1,800 housing starts in West Bank settlements in 2015

A watchdog group says Israel began building 1,800 new settlement homes in the West Bank in 2015.

US urges Turkey to stop attacks on Kurdish allies

The U.S. government called Saturday on Turkey to stop shelling American-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as the militants sought to seize new ground before a possible cease-fire, creating dangerous fissures between tenuous allies in the war against Islamic State extremists.

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