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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 25.

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Creepy porcelain dolls left on California front porches

Police are investigating dolls left on the doorsteps of at least eight families, that homeowners said bore a resemblance their daughters.

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in Viral Videos

‘I’m on vacation’

Everything's OK, when you're on vacation!

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man.

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The characters arrive at Comic Con

SEE THE PHOTOS: Jack Black showed up in a "Star Wars" mask and was joined by thousands of costumed-fans at the annual convention.

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PHOTOS: 2014 Comic Con

Organizers say this year's Comic Con is going back to its roots as a welcome home to creative content with fringe and cult audiences.

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Thousands of cribs, high chairs, baby monitors recalled

Tens of thousands of children's products were among the top recalls announced this week.

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Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll climbs

The U.S. pressed for a Gaza ceasefire as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

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Obama rails against corporate loopholes to evade taxes

President Barack Obama hammered companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions."

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

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Firefighters gain better control of historic wildfire

More than half of Cartlon Complex fire contained

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in Lifestyle

Want fries with that? 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale

Fans fear the 65-year-old landmark, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, might be in peril if a buyer isn't found.

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Gary Oldman’s best death scenes

Gary Oldman has a lot of practice dying on camera. He's done it 17 times!

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in Local

Nature reserve closed temporarily for construction

Stimpson Family Nature Reserve gains bathroom facility

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Fred Meyer to pump up busy gas station

Lakeway Fred Meyer plans to expand gas station

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in Weird

Man run over by own truck during road rage incident

A Florida man got a dose of karma when he was run over by his own truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

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CDC wants to increase HPV vaccination rates

The rates of vaccination against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical and other types of cancer remain too low, federal health officials say.

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Regional report says coal train traffic doesn’t make cents

New study: Coal terminals bad for economy

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Lynden councilmember: Fireworks not a priority

Firework rules not on Lynden agenda

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Police catch pistol whipping robbers

Man uses pruning shears against armed robbers

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Bellingham rain storm breaks two records

Downpour sets July records

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: How to cool a drink in two minutes

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Never drink a lukewarm beverage again! Check out this helpful summer trick.

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Today in entertainment history: July 29

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Sports

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

A judge has ruled against Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to Steve Ballmer.

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Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

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Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.

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