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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad

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Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the NFL looks even more remote.

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Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

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Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

Entertainment

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

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Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

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Special showcases ‘Frozen’ behind the scenes

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Disney says tonight's special will include an "exciting announcement" about the next chapter of “Frozen."

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Boy’s hilarious reaction to baby news

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This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.

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WATCH: Johnny JamBoogie

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If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.

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Dad catches daughter taking selfies

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This teenage girl takes more photos of herself in this 58-second video, than you have all year.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Friends’ reunion

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WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel wrote some "Friends" fan fiction and got Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow in on the act.

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7 smartphone photography tricks

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Upgrade from the selfie with these seven awesome photo tricks.

COMING UP ON MORNING NEWSWATCH

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Wednesday on the Morning Newswatch, Mayor Mike Houston will be here to answer your questions on “Ask the Mayor” after 8:00am.  Plus Joey will talk Springfield City Council with Alderman Frank Edwards, and will see what happened at the Springfield School Board meeting.  Plus you get weather on the 9s all morning. See you Tuesday on the Morning Newswatch from 5:30 to 9.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

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Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

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Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

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U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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