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Djokovic, Nishikori take long road to semi-finals

Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals, while Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori were forced to take the long road into the last four.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Sept. 4.

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in Sports

McIlroy looks to cap off banner year in style

Rory McIlroy says he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honors and the $10 million bonus.

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in Entertainment

David Cassidy pleads guilty to drunken driving

The former teen idol is required to undergo counseling and equip his cars with a breath-alcohol ignition interlock device.

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in Entertainment

Sofia Vergara is laughing all the way to the bank

The Colombian star of the hit ABC comedy "Modern Family" is the highest paid woman on television.

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in Local

Daugaard Releases Workforce Summit Report

The governor made a stop in Mitchell on Thursday.

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

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Sotloff family mourns, challenges Islamic State to debate

The family of the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants challenged the group to a debate on the teachings of the Koran.

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in National

Protests could interrupt your lunch plans

Fast-food workers will stage protests in more than 150 U.S. cities on Thursday as they seek the right to form a union.

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in Lifestyle

Facebook crashes for some U.S. users

Facebook went down briefly on Wednesday in what appeared to be the latest outage to affect the social network.

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in Local

MTI Student Killed In Thursday Morning House Fire In Mitchell

18-year old Tylor Kostrzewski was a native of Kimball.

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in Entertainment

Comedian Jon Stewart makes directorial debut with ‘Rosewater’

"The Daily Show" host takes on the story of a Tehran-born journalist who was imprisoned and tortured in Iran.

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in Sports

NFL: 5 storylines to watch this year

Here are five storylines to watch during the National Football League's 2014 season, which kicks off Thursday in Seattle.

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in Sports

Key dates in the 2014/15 NFL season

The NFL season kicks off on Sept. 4 and will conclude on Feb. 1 with the Super Bowl.

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in National

USDA: 17M households are ‘food insecure’

The percentage of Americans lacking access to enough food has declined in the past few years but still represents over 17 million households.

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in Weird

‘She Blinded Me With Science’ star becomes teacher

The musician behind the '80s hit has become real-life university professor.

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in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ sequel coming this spring

"Frozen Fever" will bring the directors, songwriters, and stars of the Disney hit back together.

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in Viral Videos

‘Wheel of Musical Impressions’

Adam Levine and Jimmy Fallon play a ridiculous game that proves their true talent lies in being other people, singing other songs.

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in National

Gay marriage cases await early Supreme Court decision

Lawyers for Utah believe they have the perfect case to decide the hotly-contested issue of whether states can ban gay marriage.

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

Superstar Beyoncé is among the stars celebrating today.

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in Sports

Cowboys sign DE Michael Sam to practice squad

Michael Sam hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular season game in the NFL.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.