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in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ princess promises to be hot holiday item

Snow Glow Elsa is one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the Christmas season.

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in Viral Videos

Who is smarter – N.Y. or L.A.?

If we're judging by this video alone, we're going to go with neither.

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in Sports

Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Skateboarding in 5,001 balloons

These skateboarders have skills!

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in Entertainment

American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.

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in National, World

U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria

The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.

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in National, World

CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year

Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

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in National

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

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in Entertainment

Jada Pinkett Smith signs on to ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The star says she has been cast in a role that was initially intended for a man.

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in National

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.

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in Lifestyle

Starbucks testing beer-flavored lattes

Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks' "dark barrel latte" could be coming to a coffee shop near you.

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in Lifestyle

Home rum? Online booze delivery service is booming

Less than 10 days after launching, an online beer run and convenience store service says business is so good, it is already considering expansion.

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in Sports

Babe Ruth’s original Yankees contract up for sale

The baseball legend's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million when it goes up for auction next month.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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in National, World

Allies join U.S. in fight against Islamic State

Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar had participated in or supported the strikes against Islamic State targets.

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in Sports

Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

The owner of the Baltimore Ravens apologized, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry."

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in Sports

Bears strike early to hold off Jets

The Jets trailed 14-0 early on and while the home side battled hard to come back, getting within five points in the fourth quarter, the Bears were able to hold them out.

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in Music

Lady Gaga sheds quirky image for jazz album with Tony Bennett

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett bridge a 60-year age gap to form one of music's unlikeliest pairs.

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in National

Lawmakers want to stop you from using your phone in flight

A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators not to end the ban on making calls on commercial airline flights.

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in Entertainment

Reality TV matriarch Kris Jenner divorcing

She filed for divorce from her husband Bruce Jenner, the gold medal-winning Olympic athlete, almost a year after they announced their separation.

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in Local

Nebraska Highways Rate Highly

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A study of pavement conditions, bridges, traffic congestion and other factors ranks Nebraska's roads number-two in the country.

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Candidates For Iowa Governor Debate

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The fertilizer plant under construction in southeast Iowa was a major point of contention during Saturday evening's debate between the two major party candidates for governor.

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Chief Justice Worries About Partisanship

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United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts told a Nebraska audience he worries the partisanship that grips Washington will spill over onto the Supreme Court.

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Cell Towers Need Upgrades

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Several cell towers in Yankton County are in need of upgrades.

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Winter Will Be Cold, Or It Won’t Be

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While the Farmer’s Almanac might be calling for a bitter winter, weather experts are saying that depends.