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FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, Li Na of China plays a return to Paula Kania of Poland during their first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Li, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tourLi Na, China's 1st Grand Slam singles champion, retires from tennis tour due to injuries
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A Gilchrist County sheriff's deputy stands guard on a road near the scene of a shooting on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Bell, Fla. Officials said two adults and six children are dead in the incident. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun, Matt Stamey)
Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughterSheriff: Grandfather shoots, kills 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
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Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson (39) scores a touchdown against Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (98) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Hester, Falcons take 56-0 lead in 3rd quarterDevin Hester sets NFL mark with 20th career TD return, Falcons lead Bucs 56-0 after 3 quarters
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New York Yankees' Chase Headley reacts after driving in the baseball game-winning run during the ninth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New York. The Yankees won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Jeter homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-2The final homestand: Jeter's 1st Yankee Stadium homer in 14 months helps beat Blue Jays 3-2
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Family members of Hannah Witheridge, one of two slain British tourists, cry at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters before meeting with Thai police in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police in Thailand said Wednesday that DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourists found bludgeoned on a resort island did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini commentThai military ruler apologizes for suggesting bikini-clad tourists unsafe after killings
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This image released by the El Dorado County Sheriff's department shows Wayne Allen Huntsman in his booking photo in Placerville, Calif.  Huntsman has been arrested on suspicion of arson in an out-of-control Northern California wildfire that has driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes as it continues to grow, authorities said Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/El Dorado County Sheriffs)
Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfireAuthorities: Man arrested on arson charge in California fire that has forced 2,800 from homes
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Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal argumentsDefeated by incumbent Thad Cochran, candidate seeking to revive Miss. Senate primary challenge
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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14No. 5 Auburn takes advantage turnovers, missed field goals in 20-14 win over No. 20 K-State
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Washington Nationals' Gio Gonzalez pitches against the Miami Marlins in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Miami, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The Nationals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Stanton speaks out for 1st time since injuryMarlins' Stanton speaks out for 1st time since injury, says he feels fortunate to be OK
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  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge. Steven Luebke's arrest last weekend led to his third OWI offense, but if you scroll through KCCI's See Who Got Arrested slideshow , you'll find quite a few arrests for multiple OWI offenses. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • 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
  • UNI Music Scholarship Concert to feature renowned soprano, Nicolle Foland

    Renowned San Francisco Opera soprano, Nicolle Foland, will headline the UNI School of Music's 33rd annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, Friday, September 26, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls. Ms. Foland is a Des Moines native and a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:39 PM
  • Fire Drill Provides Learning Experience

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A new program aims at improving fire safety at Des Moines schools. The program is called Fire Drills as a Learning Experience. WHO-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:45 PM
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