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Being fit, losing weight is a powerful force against COVID-19 but cities have to do more

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 11:01pm

In Indianapolis, where Keith lives, the city has expanded trails, added green spaces and increased the number of farmers markets. It's still rankd 94th.

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Texas Longhorns football renames Joe Jamail Field in honor of Heisman greats Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 10:48pm

Joe Jamail Field at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium has been renamed for Texas' Heisman Trophy winners Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams.

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Tucker Carlson says departed show writer 'was wrong' for racist, sexist online comments

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 9:20pm

On his Fox News show, Tucker Carlson said a show writer who resigned after racist comments were revealed 'was wrong,' but ripped celebratory 'ghouls.'

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Bryshere Gray of 'Empire' arrested after wife alleges she was assaulted, strangled

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 9:17pm

Bryshere Gray, an actor from "Empire," has been arrested after his wife claimed he assaulted and strangled her at their home in Goodyear, Arizona.

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Hosts Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews will be replaced on 'Dancing With the Stars'

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 9:06pm

Tom Bergeron tweeted that 'Dancing With the Stars' will be looking for a new host, bringing an end to his 15-year run. Erin Andrews is also out.

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Black Lives Matter street mural in front of Trump Tower vandalized with red paint, quickly repainted

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 8:52pm

Police are looking into a criminal mischief complaint after someone splashed red paint on the mural on Fifth Avenue.

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Scratch that August trip to Hawaii. The state just extended its quarantine until Sept. 1

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 8:14pm

The state had planned to allow out-of-state travelers on Aug. 1 if they presented a negative COVID-19 test. That has been pushed back to Sept. 1.

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Manuel 'Matty' Moroun, controversial bridge owner and trucking magnate, dies at 93

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 8:10pm

Manuel 'Matty' Moroun was a Detroit native who took his father's small cartage business and built it into a trucking and real estate empire.

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How to clean your leather couch without damaging it

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 7:58pm

The last thing you want to do is ruin your leather couch. This is how to properly clean it.

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The Ford Bronco is back: Ford reveals 2021 Bronco SUV, Bronco Sport

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 7:53pm

Consumers will see the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport in showrooms later this year and the main Bronco SUV in 2021. Ford last made the Bronco in 1996.

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2021 Ford Bronco revealed: Revived SUV boasts features to make Jeep SUV owners envious

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 7:53pm

The 2021 Ford Bronco comes with standard four-wheel-drive, torque vectoring, 33-inch water fording and a host of other tech and features.

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Mary Trump free to promote her tell-all book on uncle President Trump after gag order vacated

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 7:14pm

In a big win for Mary Trump, Simon & Schuster and the First Amendment, the author is free to talk about her tell-all book on uncle Donald Trump.

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Kawhi Leonard: It doesn't matter if you put statement on jersey. 'It's about doing the work.'

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:55pm

"It doesn't matter if we have a statement on the back of our jersey. It's about doing the work," Kawhi Leonard said discussing social justice.

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Will Walmart require shoppers to wear masks nationwide? CEO says mandate is 'something on our minds'

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:50pm

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said Monday the retailer currently requires masks at 3,700 stores and a national mandate is "something that's on our minds."

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'In Fauci we trust.' Democrats pounce on Trump's rift with experts as coronavirus cases swell

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:37pm

White House social media director Dan Scavino posted a cartoon on Facebook portraying Fauci as a faucet, flushing the U.S. economy down the drain.

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L.A., San Diego schools will start online this fall - a growing trend against what Trump wants

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:30pm

LAUSD and San Diego schools are going online for fall 2020. Will other districts' reopening plans defy Trump and do the same?

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No changes to SEC football schedule as conference continues wait-and-see approach

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:30pm

Commissioner Greg Sankey says the SEC isn't ready to follow the Big Ten and Pac-12 in canceling nonconference football games this fall.

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Outside COVID-19 hot spots, try to reopen schools based on local data and safety resources

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 6:15pm

Ignore Donald Trump threatening to cut off funding for school districts. Reopening classes amid coronavirus should not be one size fits all: Our view

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NBC's Peacock arrives last to streaming wars, but has a valuable weapon: It's free (with ads)

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 5:59pm

NBC's Peacock streaming service arrives Wednesday, offering original shows, reruns, films, sports, news and kids' shows on free and premium platforms.

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NBA says only 2 players tested positive for COVID-19 during Orlando bubble quarantine period

USA Today - July 13, 2020 - 5:23pm

The NBA said just two out of 322 players tested positive for COVID-19 during the quarantine period at the Disney bubble.

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