Sports

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Sports

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

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An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

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The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

Entertainment

in Entertainment

Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

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‘Sharknado 2′ sparks feeding frenzy on Twitter, sets record

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Flying sharks chomping through NYC drew a record audience for Syfy network and became the most tweeted-about TV movie in history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Get On Up’ won’t let James Brown fans down

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman, right, and Dan Aykroyd in a scene from "Get On Up."

It ain't braggin' if you back it up, and James Brown, warts and all, was one of the most important musical and cultural figures of the 20th century.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 1

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Music, Entertainment

Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

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The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.

Viral Videos

in Music, Viral Videos

WATCH: Bret Michaels covers ‘Endless Love,’ serenades van

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The Poison frontman remakes the Lionel Richie classic, while rocking out at Nissan's car testing facility.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

in Viral Videos

Girl doesn’t want brother to grow up

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Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

in Viral Videos

Mini dominoes break world record

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The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

in Viral Videos

How to cool a drink in two minutes

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Never drink a lukewarm beverage again! Check out this helpful summer trick.

COMING UP ON MORNING NEWSWATCH

 Morning Newswatch

Alex Degman is in for Joey McLaughlin on Monday. He’ll talk with Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe, we’ll get an update on an upcoming neighborhood survey, and ace reporter Kirk Farah will bring us up to speed on the Redneck Fishin’ Tournament. It’s coming up Monday on the Morning Newswatch from 5:30 to 9.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

in Lifestyle

In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

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In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

in National

U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

in National

Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

in National

For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

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For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

What's Happening

Illinois State Fair

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Join us for a cold one at the Bud Tent plus listen to some great bands!

Fleming Academy of Performing Arts

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Performs the National Anthem on August 2nd for the St. Louis Cardinals Game!

The Colordash

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Register NOW for the world’s brightest 5K on August 23rd!

Music and Movies in the Park

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Free music and movies in the park all summer long!

WTAX St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Window

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