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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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

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The $2,500 chicken leg

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2’ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags

Police say two women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England

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Man Pulls Gun on Relative in Hadley

A Pittsfield man is under arrest after Hadley police say he pulled a gun on a relative Sunday night

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Berkshire Gas Buys Stake In Western Mass Pipeline

UIL Holding Company has announced that it is buying two-point-five percent of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Longmeadow Residents Raise Money For Dead Construction Worker’s Family

Longmeadow residents have launched a fundraising effort to benefit the family of a construction worker killed on the job late last week

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West Nile Virus Arrives In Massachusetts, But Not In The West

A number of mosquitoes in the eastern part of the state has tested positive for West Nile, but not west of Worcester

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette, vigil for opiod overdose deaths

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.