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This artist rendering provided by the Atlanta Braves shows the team's proposed new ballpark and mixed-use development design in Cobb County, Ga. The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark. They already know what it will be called. At a groundbreaking celebration Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 the Braves announced a naming rights deal with Georgia's largest bank that will result in the 41,500-seat stadium being known as SunTrust Park.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Braves)
Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust ParkWelcome to SunTrust Park: Braves unveil naming-rights deal at groundbreaking on new stadium
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Firefighters inspect the interior of the Roseburg Lumber Mill in Weed, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Parts of the mill, the  major employer in Weed, were damaged in the Boles Fire when it burned through the Siskiyou County town on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Greg Barnette)
Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfireCalifornia lumber town takes stock and gives thanks after wind-driven wildfire wipes out homes
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FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta.   Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks ownersAtlanta mayor: Talked with 6 potential new Hawks owners, city may offer financial incentives
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Jesse Helt, a former West Salem High School student, leaves Polk County Courthouse in Dallas, Ore., after his arraignment on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.  Helt, the young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon. Helt didn't enter a plea and he's due back in court next month. (AP Photo/Statesman-Journal, Danielle Peterson)
Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearanceMiley Cyrus date 45 minutes late for arraignment, due back in court next month
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FILE - This July 14, 2008 file photo shows an Anheuser Busch logo behind a glass case in the brewery's tour center in St. Louis. Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch and Visa added to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League recent actions but are stopping short of pulling advertising, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapprovalMajor sponsors join chorus of disapproval over NFL but stop short of pulling ads
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
UN leader begins term during period of 'tumult'UN General Assembly president begins year-long term during period of 'tumult'
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In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. The deal will end NASA's expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. The contenders include SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Boeing. (AP Photo/NASA)
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronautsNASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to carry astronauts to space station by 2017 in $6.8 billion deal
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Sheriff: Deputies visited victim before 4 slainSheriff: Before 4 slayings, deputies visited woman's home, gave her info on domestic violence
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Kate Stonecypher, 22, walks through the burned remains of the garage of her home. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014,  that was destroyed by the Boles Fire, in Weed, Calif.  The fire swept through the area Monday destroying more than 100 buildings, including two churches and burning more than 300 acres. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Woman in wildfire's path lost almost everythingWoman who lived in path of California wildfire lost nearly everything except clothes and shoes
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
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  • Preview of 2014 Remodel Tour

    Creighton Cox is with me, he's with the Home- builders Association and Ben Trannel is owner of Red House Remodeling and also chair of the tour this year. Thank you both for coming in. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 12:42 PM
  • Heavy rain causes little damage

    The four to six inches of rain that fell in Warren County Tuesday night made a mess but caused little damage. The Des Moines Register, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Go back in time to an oasis named Okoboji

    "I remember doing this when I was a kid," Linda Clarksean said with a laugh as she walked up the steep ramp to the 84-year-old Tipsy House holding the hands of her 5- and 6-year-old grandsons. Battling the tug of gravity through the fun house of impossibly angled rooms, they arrived at the peaked roof for the view of Okoboji, a resort on the Iowa Great Lakes. Star-Telegram.com, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 03:18 PM
  • Fall Allergies Causing Misery

    Rain provides temporary relief for fall allergy sufferers, but Des Moines allergist, Dr. Jim Wille says it won't be long before symptoms including red, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and nasal congestion return. He says ragweed is the culprit- and if you're bothered by it, keep your windows closed- until cold weather kills it off. WHO-AM Des Moines, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 11:33 AM
  • Parents all calling schools with same question

    "If teachers said she wasn't meeting the goals then I would hold her back," said Des Moines mother Dana Norman. School administrator Susie Guest said this is the time of year when parents start calling -- all with the same question. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:24 PM
  • Two-Thirds Of Iowa Schools Now "In Need Of Assistance"

    About two-thirds of Iowa schools now fail to meet new "No Child Left Behind" standards. New report released Tuesday morning shows just over 66-percent of schools missing their "Adequate Yearly Progress" or A-Y-P targets. WHO-AM Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 04:50 PM
  • 63 New U.S. Citizens Sworn in at Naturalization Ceremony in Des Moines

    As the "melting pot" metaphor for citizens in the U.S. suggests, 63 new U.S citizens from all over the world took the Oath of Allegiance at the Simon Estes Ampitheater downtown Tuesday. The ceremony solidified their official U.S. citizenship, warranting applause and many family pictures. WHO-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:19 PM
  • Rita's continues aggressive expansion, opens 50th location this year

    The Trevose, Pa.-based retailer opened its newest store at the Hawthorne Plaza at 9250 University Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of its 85-unit expansion planned for this year. Approximately five more locations are planned within the next year in Iowa, depending on sites and the number of franchisees found to run them. Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 01:30 PM
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