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Survey Reveals Least Favorite cars

(Metro) Americans aren't very happy with their cars. 

The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index finds satisfaction with cars at a five-year low. 

Drivers seem to be falling out of love with several luxury cars. 

Audi, BMW, Cadillac and Honda's luxury brand, Acura, all slipped from last year's rankings. 

German luxury brand Mercedes-Benz is Americans' favorite, followed by Japan's Subaru and Toyota's luxury line Lexus.

iPhone Batteries Recalled

(Metro) Apple is offering free replacement batteries for some iPhones. 

Users who purchased an iPhone 5 between September 2012 and January 2013 may be entitled to a replacement if the battery suddenly experiences a shorter life span or needs to be charged more frequently. 

Batteries can be replaced at Apple Retail Stores. 

This is the second time in a year that Apple has had to recall hardware as some iPhone 5S devices were shipped last year also with defective batteries.

Albemarle Supervisors Ask VDOT to Make 29 Construction Open to Users

On Tuesday afternoon, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution asking VDOT to try to make the Route 29 cconstruction process open to people who will be using it. Ken Boyd was the only one to oppose the resolution in a five-to-one vote.

As The Season Opener Nears, UVa Ticket Sales Are Down

The big season opener for UVa football is just days away, but season ticket numbers are lower than expected.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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'Hoos Expect Help from Fleet of Receivers

The depth chart released Monday by the Virginia football team included a pair of seniors listed as the starters at wide receiver for Saturday's season opener against No. 7 UCLA.

'Hoos Not Satisfied After Season-Opening Win

The Virginia women's soccer team dominated Marshall in a 3-0 season-opening win on Friday night at Klöckner Stadium. Despite their dominance, after the win the 'Hoos sounded less than impressed with their performance.

'Hoos Turn Attention to Opener Against UCLA

Game week has arrived for the Virginia football team.

16 Camps: Blue Devils Hope to Bounce Back

Expectations are always high for the Fork Union football team, and a 1-8 finish in 2013 didn't meet those expectations.

NATIONAL NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Spanish town drenched in red pulp as thousands take part in annual 'Tomatina' tomato battle

The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.

Finland, Sweden increase cooperation with NATO in shadow of Ukraine crisis

Finland and Sweden say they will work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations.

Pakistani minister urges opposition leaders to back off their demand for PM's resignation

A Cabinet minister has urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government.

Study shows global garbage burning is polluting skies with emissions beyond official tallies

A new study shows that rampant trash-burning is releasing more polluting emissions than governments are reporting.

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