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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is the latest sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Top Ice Bucket Challenge fails

You've seen the good, now watch the bad and the ugly.

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Vikings reach settlement with former punter Kluwe

Minnesota reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team for supporting same-sex marriage.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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Author’s dive into Beatles story still has depths to explore

For author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing.

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Ohio State QB Miller out for season

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be without their star quarterback in 2014.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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The worst mall commercial ever

We apologize in advance for getting "Boots and pants, and boots and pants!" stuck in your head.

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1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

Hunters snared the largest alligator ever caught in a legal hunt in the state of Alabama.

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Ailing Joey Kramer’s son joins Aerosmith on tour

Kramer's son Jesse who took over his dad's drum seat when the band hit the stage.

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45 Years Pass Since Camille Rampage In Nelson

This week includes a bittersweet anniversary for many Nelson County residents.

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Council Provides Loan For Downtown Marketing Efforts

City Councilors have told the Downtown Business Association it can get a loan to market itself.

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Benedict Cumberbatch to voice tiger in ‘Jungle Book’

The "Sherlock" star has signed on for Warner Bros.' adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's beloved adventure tale.

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Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

Lawmakers are calling for calm and a change in police tactics as the St. Louis suburb continues to be rocked by racially charged clashes.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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At 91, Stan Lee continues to expand his ‘Universe’

The comic book legend may be in his ninth decade, but it hasn't stopped him from interesting a new generation of children in super heroes.

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WWII WAC Veteran Finally Gets Her Medals

A local woman who served in the Women's Army Corps has finally received the medals she deserved.

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Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids

Google is considering online accounts for children under 13, giving parents control over how the service is used.

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Seeking Information On 1984 Murder Of State Trooper

State Police are hoping new technology will help solve the murder of a trooper that happened 30 years ago.

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

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The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

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Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

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The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

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UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

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UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

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Police Adjust Search Area For Hannah Graham

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City Police are adjusting the search area for missing UVA student Hannah Graham.

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Herring Brings Record Lawsuit Against Banks Alleging Fraud

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Attorney General Mark Herring has brought a record $1.15 billion lawsuit against several banks concerning alleged mortgage fraud.