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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

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Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

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In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

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Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.

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The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

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Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

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Scholarship gives new meaning ‘higher education’

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A Colorado county is thinking about setting up the world's first public college funded with marijuana money.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

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The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Let’s grab a coffee at the cat cafĂ©

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Hey, it could be fun, right?

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

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This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

Lifestyle

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

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Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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College really is ‘higher’ education

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Meet the NYC garbage guru

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New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

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Ordinarily people running for President tell us what they would do if they got the job, but Donald Trump has a much broader approach.

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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.

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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.

Sports News

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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UVA Great Tom Scott Dies

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Tom Scott, the first two-sport All-American at the University of Virginia, has died.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

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World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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Kirk Cousins gets the start in Washington

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Coach Jay Gruden has announced that Cousins will be his starting quarterback for the season, saying the Michigan State product gives his team the best chance to win.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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‘Deflategate’ judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

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The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

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The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Ronda Rousey wants you to have a ‘knockout’ breakfast

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The MMA champion has teamed up with fast-food chain Carl's Jr. to pitch their latest breakfast creation.

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Local News

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Dangerous Police Calls Common

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The Albemarle Police Department says officers often have to respond to calls in which a person is armed and dangerous, and such calls are becoming more and more frequent.

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Fatal Crash In Nelson County

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An 88-year-old Lovingston woman was taken to UVA Hospital, but later died.

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WDBJ Reporter, Anchor Remembered

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Hundreds attended both events, one a traditional funeral, the other a joyous life celebration.