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Saturday, August 23, 2014

"Everybody's got their version of a story, but when it's on tape, it's on tape," says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, president of the Police Executive Research Forum. "It is what it is." But is it? (08/23/2014)
Minnesota Timberwolves v Chicago Bulls
Kevin Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland, where he will join James and instantly make the Cavs NBA title favorites. (08/23/2014)
Police say the victims have life-threatening injuries. A motive for the attack is unknown. (08/23/2014)
The owners filed a civil lawsuit last year when the parks department declined to extend their five-year lease, despite a five-year renewal option written in the contract.
The Federal Transit Administration has given the METRO Blue Line extension approval to begin design work.
In the past year Bao Bao has grown from a wriggling pink newborn a little bigger than a stick of butter to a 44-pound black-and-white bundle whose favorite activity is sleeping in a tree.
Scarry died in 1994, but this month a new Scarry picture book is being published in the U.S. for the first time. Richard Scarry's Best Lowly Worm Book Ever! is part of a long season of re-releasing Scarry's classics to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his best-known book, Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever.
The United Nations is calling for action to prevent what it's describing as a possible massacre in Iraq's northeastern city of Amerli, which has been under siege for two months by Islamic State militants.
The statement says the 31-year-old suspect surrendered his weapon after several hours of negotiations. He was arrested and the hostage was freed.
Cubs are moved to mimic polar bear behavior in the wild. They're mostly solitary creatures, and if left together too long, polar bear mothers and their offspring could mate.

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