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Meet the NYC garbage guru

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

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U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft

Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the world's two largest economies.

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U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are in her corner.

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Better forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.

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Day wins FedExCup opener The Barclays by six shots

Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCup Series by a whopping six strokes.

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Dolly Parton teases new TV movie

They hadn't even started shooting the movie, but Dolly Parton had no trouble selling "Coat of Many Colors" to critics. The film, set to air Dec. 10 on NBC, is inspired by Parton's childhood.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 31.

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in Viral Videos

Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

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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Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators

President Barack Obama is a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 31

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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‘War Room’ Stuns With $11M, Zac Efron’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ Tanks

The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller "No Escape."

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Swift leads winners but West, Cyrus rule the VMAs

Taylor Swift may have won the most Moonmans on Sunday but it was her reunion with rapper Kanye West on the MTV Video Music Awards stage that stole the show, as West declared he will run for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

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Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead

Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit "Scream," died surrounded by his loved ones at his Los Angeles home after suffering from brain cancer.

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2015 Notable Deaths

A look at the notable people and celebrities we have lost this year.

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Katherine Erickson, 92, of Armstrong

Services for 92-year-old Katherine Erickson of Armstrong will be Saturday, Sept. 5th, at 10am at Nazereth Lutheran Church in Armstrong…

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 31

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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10 of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards moments

Since debuting in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards have prided themselves on being a stage for all things hip - and often - controversial.

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Primghar Man Arrested

A Primghar man is arrested after a traffic stop.

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UPDATE Fatal Accident Near Sheldon

A Granville man was killed in a single vehicle crash south of Sheldon on Thursday afternoon.

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Martin County Prostitution Charges

5 suspects, including a Jackson man are charged in a prostitution investigation.

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O’Brien County Collision

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Two were injured in an O'Brien County collision last week...

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Grassley on Iran Deal

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Iowa's Senior Senator is also concerned about various side agreements in the proposed deal...

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Spencer Native Contributes To Smoky Mountain Central Railroad

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Steve Simons donated and installed a working crossing gate at one of the highway crossings on the layout...

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Rembrant Man Wins $10,000

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Travis purchased his winning ticket at One Stop Shop in Storm Lake...