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    From ‘sumo wrestler’ to distance runner

    (CNN) – Yusuke Kirimoto was always overweight. When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, “the sumo wrestler is back.” Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting. Kirimoto and his wife Megumi had their daughter Sara in 2006. Like many toddlers, Sara would run around their Westminster, Colorado, home, and Kirimoto would trail behind her, trying to catch up. But as she got older, keeping up with Sara became a struggle […]

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    Win tickets to see the Redskins take on the Titans at FedEx Field!

    Click for a chance to win two tickets to see the Redskins take on the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field on Sunday, October 19th!

  • eb1

    Obama to announce troops, funds to fight Ebola in Africa

    With a U.S. general leading the effort from Liberia's capital of Monrovia, American military personnel in the region could increase by 3,000.

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    Activists Photoshop CoverGirl ad to target Goodell and NFL

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Activists have hijacked a CoverGirl ad campaign intended for female NFL fans in order to protest the league’s mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy. A picture of a woman CoverGirl was using on social media sites for its “Get Your Game Face On” campaign was changed. In it, she’s wearing purple eyeshadow and fingernail polish in support of the Baltimore Ravens — and now she has a black eye. The protesters are posting the […]

  • Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins

    Two soldiers receive Medal of Honor for actions in Vietnam

    As many as 175 enemy troops killed, 18 wounds from enemy fire, 38 hours of battle, 48 hours evading the North Vietnamese troops in the bush -- and one tiger. Those are the numbers behind Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins' Medal of Honor.

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    Adrian Peterson sorry for ‘hurt I have brought to my child’

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and is scheduled to play in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, despite facing a child abuse charge, team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said in a statement Monday.

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    Four women to consult with commissioner Goodell on domestic violence

    (CNN) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will work with four women “on the development and implementation of the league’s policies, resources and outreach on issues of domestic violence and sexual assault,” according to a memo Goodell sent to the league’s teams Monday. The memo comes after a tumultuous week for the NFL. With Ray Rice suspended indefinitely for hitting his then-fiancee in an elevator, the league saw three more of its players come under scrutiny over domestic violence or child […]

  • surge1b

    Remember Surge soda? It’s back

    Thousands of passionate fans have been fighting for its return for years, and today they tasted victory.

  • mar2

    Marriott wants you to tip your hotel housekeeper

    Marriott International is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

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    Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

    Demand for the new iPhones was so high that the iPhone 6 Plus sold out within hours. While many people who pre-ordered the iPhone 6 will get them this Friday, many others won't get their iPhones delivered until next month.

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    Win tickets to see Mike Epps at the Hampton Coliseum!

    Text LAUGH to 46649 to enter for the chance to win tickets to see Mike Epps and his After Dark Tour at the Hampton Coliseum Saturday, Oct. 4th! Message and data rates may apply.

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    Win a free race entry into the Mariners’ Museum Pirate Run!

    Enter for the chance to win a free race entry for the Mariner’s Museum Pirate Run on Oct. 18th! 10k on the Noland Trail, 5k in the park!


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