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in Weird

Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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in Music

Thompson Square is having a baby

The married country duo are expecting their first child together.

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in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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in National, World

Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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in Lifestyle

Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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in Music

Jennifer Nettles ends long relationship with Universal

The Sugarland star has parted ways with the label after 11 years.

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in Sports

After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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in Sports

WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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in Music

Brett Eldredge named a Miss America judge

The "Don't Ya" hitmaker will be among a panel of judges selecting the next beauty queen.

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in National

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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in Sports

Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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in Sports

Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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in Entertainment

Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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in Music

Reba’s ending her 26-year marriage

The country superstar and her husband have announced their separation.

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in Music, Entertainment

Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

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in National

Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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in National

Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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This week’s top country tracks

Zac Brown as Zac Brown Band performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

in Viral Videos

This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.