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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

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World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

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With Boston out, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Kirk Cousins gets the start in Washington

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Coach Jay Gruden has announced that Cousins will be his starting quarterback for the season, saying the Michigan State product gives his team the best chance to win.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 1.

National

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

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Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

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In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

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Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 1

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Entertainment

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

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After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

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A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

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A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

Lifestyle

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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College really is ‘higher’ education

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Meet the NYC garbage guru

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New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.

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Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

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Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

News

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Bar Burglars Caught

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Two from Cherokee face charges in connection to string of burglaries...

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

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Oak Ridge Boys star finally weds

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It's been a marriage decades in the making.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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LeMars Officer Assaulter Found

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A LeMars man suspected in the assault of a LeMars resident and a Merrill police officer

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Two Semi Accident

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The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating an accident involving two semi's in Jackson County.

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Bar Burglary In Paullina Over Weekend

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A $500 reward reward is being offered in connection to a weekend burglary at JD Tavern in Paullina...

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Rural Broadband Expansion Funding Announced

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Construction is slated to begin in 2016...

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Spencer Construction Update

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Progress continues on two major construction projects in the city of Spencer...

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Rick Jackson’ Country Hall of Fame

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Take trip down memory lane with Rick Jackson’s Country Hall of Fame. Sunday’s from 6pm – 9pm.

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Water Quality and Nutrient Reduction Research

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey talks about the GIlmore City Drainage Research site and updates us on the Des Moines Waterworks lawsuit.

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Expert Stresses Proper Methods to Can Tomatoes

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Spencer, IA: (Aug 31, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Health & Nutrition Specialist Renee Sweers discusses proper methods to…

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Lessons Learned from Avian Influenza

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Spencer, IA: (Aug 31, 2015) – Coke Anderson, owner of MCA Pullets, talks with Katie Johnson about how the Avian…