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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Oct. 23.

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U.S.-led air strikes kill hundreds of militants

Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria.

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The NCAA may be out some big cash

The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA, and it's a whopper.

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Investigation finds toxic lead at indoor gun ranges

Local gun ranges mum on possible lead contamination

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NBA draft lottery won’t be changing

The changes sought to distribute the odds more evenly among the non-playoff teams.

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U2’s ‘free’ iTunes album stumbles in stores

U2's controversial free album on Apple's iTunes had a less than stellar performance once released for commercial sale.

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Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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Google’s new email aims to organize your ‘Inbox’

The email service "Inbox" will better organize emails and display information in a more user-friendly way.

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Royals even World Series with rout of Giants

Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in a 7-2 victory.

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Canada vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks

Canada vowed to redouble the country's fight against "terrorist organizations" after a convert to Islam rampaged through parliament.

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Airport makes development plans

Public meeting to discuss airport master plan

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Gabby Giffords speaks in Seattle for gun control

Guns and domestic violence called "lethal mix"

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Man arrested after jumping White House fence

For a second time in recent weeks, a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs.

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Refrigerator dispenses candy

Who needs ice when you can have candy?

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Police activity at Ferndale High only a drill

School and police practice active shooter response

An ambulance carrying Amber Joy Vinson, the second health care worker to be diagnosed with Ebola in Texas, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Atlanta. Vinson was one of the nurses who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died at the Dallas hospital last week of the Ebola virus.

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Nurses overwhelmingly feel unprepared for Ebola patients

Washington Nurses Association survey show bleak outlook on Ebola

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Police warn of pot edibles in trick-or-treat bags

Pot shop owner argues edibles shouldn't be problem on Halloween

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Record year for Whatcom raspberries

Summer weather makes great year for Whatcom farmers

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

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REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

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

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World Series Game 4 in the City by the Bay

FILE - At left, in an Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. At right, in a July 8, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Vargas faces Vogelsong in Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday night, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco.

It's Ryan Vogelsong on the mound for the Giants against Jason Vargas for the Royals.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Mariota throws 5 TD’s, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is shown warming up for an NCAA college football game against UCLA in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Marcus Mariota broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night.

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Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Kansas City Royals coach Ned Yost speaks during a press conference before Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Herrera, Brandon Finnegan, Wade Davis and Greg Holland combined for four innings of hitless relief, the longest in a Series game in 22 years.

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Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president

FILE - PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.

Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.

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