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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

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Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

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Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

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Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

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Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 28.

Entertainment

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A new milestone for Facebook

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For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

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The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

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A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

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That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons making big bank

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The TV favorite has earned an estimated $29 million in the past year,

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

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Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

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In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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WATCH: Llama drama

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"Phantom" the llama lived up to its name, evading animal control officers, neighbors and its owner for close to three hours before being caught.

The Latest from Ray Lytle

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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

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Marvins helicopter ride from the Fair

National Headlines

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

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President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

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A decade after Katrina, Bourbon Street is rocking again

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When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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