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    Owners of former Vick dogfighting house clash with county

    SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) The black two-story shed still stands out back at 1915 Moonlight Road a haunting reminder of the brutal dog fights that took place upstairs when NFL quarterback Michael Vick owned the place.A few steps away, a dog...

    By Larry O'dell, Associated Press|

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    Fireworks shoot into Colorado crowd; 9 suffer minor burns

    AVON, Colo. (AP) Officials say nine people suffered minor burns during an accident at a fireworks show in Colorado.Virginia Egger, the town manager in Avon, says a malfunction caused a fireworks shell to explode in its tube rather than firing...

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    America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

    The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:___NATHAN'S HOT...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are ready for Saturday's annual hot dog eating...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Mets broadcaster doing fine after health issue

    LOS ANGELES (AP) New York Mets radio play-by-play man Howie Rose is back in New York and doing fine, after an episode on the team's coast-to-coast flight in which he passed out from dehydration forcing the plane to make an emergency stop in...

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    Illinois city condemns childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke

    DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building.The (Champaign) News-Gazette (bit.ly/1HB0pzJ ) reports that the 89-year-old actor took to Twitter...

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  • Entertainment

    Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New...

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  • Entertainment

    Dr. Dre announces new radio show on Apple Music service

    NEW YORK (AP) Dr. Dre will be busting through your speakers with a new radio show on Apple Music.On Friday, the 50-year-old rap mogul announced a new radio show called "The Pharmacy," which premieres Saturday at 6 p.m. EST. The hour-long show...

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  • Entertainment

    'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend.Disney and Pixar's "Inside Out" earned...

    By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer|

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    Frankie Beverly and Maze returns to Essence Festival

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) For 15 years, thousands of fans dressed all in white entered the Superdome on the final day of the Essence Festival anticipating the soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, who also dressed in his signature white...

    By Chevel Johnson, Associated Press|

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