Sports

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

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Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

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Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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A-Rod is back with the Yankees

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The game was his first in 17 months following a drug suspension for the entire 2014 season.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, March 5.

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MLS, players avoid strike

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The MLS season will begin on Friday as scheduled.

Entertainment

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Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut

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The "Die Hard" star will take the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel "Misery."

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‘Downton Abbey’ star slated to play the Beast

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Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest star to partner with Netflix

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The outspoken environmentalist will help create non-fiction projects as part of a multi-year deal with his production company.

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Today in entertainment history: March 5

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Remember the time Martha Stewart was convicted in federal court? That was 11 years ago!

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

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"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

Viral Videos

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

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What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This family’s pet is a 175lb pit bull

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This dog gives new meaning to the name "Hulk."

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Watch Gordon Ramsay give Jimmy Kimmel a blind taste test

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The "Hell's Kitchen" star tests the comedian's palate with a blind taste test.

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Pitcher Curt Schilling takes on Internet trolls

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The Red Sox legend is firing back at cyberbullies.

National News

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

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Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.

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Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

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The justices will gather in private Friday to cast their votes in the case.

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Knife-wielding attacker slashes face of U.S. ambassador in S. Korea

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U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was attacked by a Korean nationalist.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, March 5

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

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The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

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Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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Clinton ran ‘homebrew’ computer system for official emails

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The practice of Clinton, a likely Democratic presidential candidate, physically running her own email as a Cabinet-level official is highly unusual.

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‘It was him’ Boston bomber’s lawyers admit guilt, focuses on brother

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Two dramatically different portraits of the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect are emerging at his federal death penalty trial.

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Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

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House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues opposed.

What's Happening

This WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week Needs a Home

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Roof Safety Tips from MEMA

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Cancer Connection Campout IX

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March Fourth! Not just a call to action, but the date of  The Cancer Connection Campout IX Wednesday 3.4 through at least…

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Lifestyle News

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The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

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The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.

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Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

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Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.