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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 25.

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Crews continue work to secure Simeon’s Restaurant site

Demolition work done at site following June crash; work this week has focused on closing off site to weather conditions

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in National

Creepy porcelain dolls left on California front porches

Police are investigating dolls left on the doorsteps of at least eight families, that homeowners said bore a resemblance their daughters.

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Myrick: West Hill violence problems partly due to “structural poverty”

Mayor reacts to increased violence problems on Ithaca's West Hill during July

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘I’m on vacation’

Everything's OK, when you're on vacation!

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man.

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The characters arrive at Comic Con

SEE THE PHOTOS: Jack Black showed up in a "Star Wars" mask and was joined by thousands of costumed-fans at the annual convention.

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Weather cooperates, as Jets hold first public practice in Cortland

New stars shine on first day of camp at SUNY Cortland

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PHOTOS: 2014 Comic Con

Organizers say this year's Comic Con is going back to its roots as a welcome home to creative content with fringe and cult audiences.

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Thousands of cribs, high chairs, baby monitors recalled

Tens of thousands of children's products were among the top recalls announced this week.

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Report: More than 1,800 public workers make more than New York’s governor

Report by Empire Center for Public Policy shows pay for municipal employees outside New York City

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Districts backing away from state money to extend school days

South Seneca one of four districts that may turn down state grant, because there's not enough time to implement programs

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Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll climbs

The U.S. pressed for a Gaza ceasefire as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

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Obama rails against corporate loopholes to evade taxes

President Barack Obama hammered companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions."

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Want fries with that? 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale

Fans fear the 65-year-old landmark, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, might be in peril if a buyer isn't found.

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Gary Oldman’s best death scenes

Gary Oldman has a lot of practice dying on camera. He's done it 17 times!

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Man run over by own truck during road rage incident

A Florida man got a dose of karma when he was run over by his own truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

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CDC wants to increase HPV vaccination rates

The rates of vaccination against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical and other types of cancer remain too low, federal health officials say.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 25

A look back at the headlines that made history.

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’t top rock songs

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LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Overjoyed dog almost passes out from excitement

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This schnauzer can't even handle how excited it is when a family member returns home.

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WATCH: The history of the ‘high-five’

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It's the gesture associated with all things awesome but the history behind this iconic handshake might surprise you.

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Steven Tyler launches eyeglasses collection

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The Aerosmith rocker is designing his own line of glasses.

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Former KISS star gets songwriting help from fiancée

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Ace Frehley is hoping to give his fiancée a big musical boost after collaborating with her on his new album "Space Invader."