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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Sept. 4.

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Preview: Deutsche Bank Championship

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The 2015 FedExCup Playoffs continue with the second leg in Boston, Massachusetts at TPC Boston where the top 100 in the standings will dwindle down to 70 for the BMW Championship.

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Deflategate: Tom Brady beats NFL, judge nullifies 4-game suspension

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The quarterback's suspension was thrown out by a federal judge after a seven-month standoff between the NFL and its players union.

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The Serena show rolls on

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The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam.

Entertainment

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

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A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to binge watch.

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Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in ‘The Transporter Refueled’

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Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin.

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

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The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

The Latest from Ray Lytle

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ASK THE EXPERT “lung volume reduction surgery”

Ray talks with the experts about lung volume reduction surgery which is a surgery for emphysema patients and is only done in 6 hospitals in the US

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Ray talks to Marc Daniels

Marc Daniels is convinced that Donald Trump needs to hire him in order to win the black vote. Find out why in this interview

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ASK THE EXPERT “school stress”

Ray and his guests talk about School Stress on this weeks ask the Expert

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Marvins Helicopter Ride Video

Video of Marvins Helicopter ride on the Fat Club

National Headlines

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.

What's Happening

14th Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

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Join us in downtown Springfield September 25th- 27th!

SIUF 15TH ANNUAL DENIM AND DIAMONDS

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Register NOW for Denim & Diamonds on Oct 3rd benefiting Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine!

High School Football Player of the Week

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Vote for your top football player of the week!

Springfield Mile

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Win tickets!

85th Anniversary

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WTAX is proud to be celebrating 85 years of serving Central IL!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Register NOW for the Making Strides of Springfield on Saturday, October 3rd!

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