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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

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The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

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One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

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Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

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Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

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The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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

Entertainment

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

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Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

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"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

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Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

Lifestyle

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

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With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

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Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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Thompson Square is having a baby

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The married country duo are expecting their first child together.

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Excelerate Estherville Contest Winner Revealed

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The winner of the Excelerate Estherville contest was announced during Sweet Corn Days this weekend.

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Iowa Tax Collections

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Iowans paid over a quarter of a billion dollars in personal income taxes to the State of Iowa last month.

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O’Brien County Accident

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Two Primghar women were taken to the hospital following a Saturday morning accident.

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Winner of Pitch and Grow Event

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The Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute hosted the Pitch and Grow event on Monday.

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Spray Plane Shooting

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Investigation is underway into an individual shooting at an aerial spray plane.

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National Night Out

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Thousands of communities are taking part in the National Night Ou

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Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute Activities Underway

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College students from across Iowa are taking part in the Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute this week.

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Highway Boulevard Speed Limit Ordinance Passes 2nd Filing

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The 2nd filing of an ordinance which would increase the speed limit on Highway Boulevard in north Spencer has passed on a split vote.

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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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Avian Influenza Update: Restocking of First Site Underway

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DES MOINES, IA: (Aug 04, 2015) – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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Crop-Spraying Plane Hit By Bullet; Investigation Continues

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Spencer, IA: (Aug 04, 2015) – The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office responded late last week to a report of…

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Kossuth Co. Fair – DeGroote and Bernhard

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Ethan DeGroote and Hannah Bernhard share their experiences with their 4-H projects at this year's Kossuth County Fair in Algona.