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Aug 15

Five events everyone will be talking about tonight.
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5@5: SP and Cass Talk The 5 Stories You Should Know

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Simone Biles Takes Bronze In Beams, Laurie Hernandez Takes Silver

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SHOCKING NEWS: Simone Biles won her first-non gold medal taking a bronze in beam. SHE'S STILL LEGENDARY THOUGH. Laurie Hernandez earned silver and Dutch gymnast Sanne Wevers got the gold. (via: NBC)

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WOW: Rudy Giuliani Says There Were No Islamic Terrorist Attacks 'Before Obama'

via: RRW.org

Stumping for Trump has given Rudy Giuliani a case of amnesia. Speaking to a crowd in Ohio, the former New York City mayor claimed that during the 8 years under George W. Bush presidency the US saw "no successful radical Islamic terrorist attack." Remember that al-Qaeda? Remember that thing that happened in New York City on September 11, 2001? Giuliani doesn't. (via: NYDN)

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FREE FOOD ALERT

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To celebrate its 100th store opening at the Boston Seaport (77 Seaport Blvd to be exact) Shake Shack locations all over will be giving out free single Shakeburgers to the first 100 customers on Tuesday, beginning at 10:30 am.

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Researches Prove The Gender Bias in Media Coverage of The Olympics

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Using a multi-billion word database of written and spoken text from a range of media sources, Cambridge University researchers have determined that the most common terms sportscasters have used to describe female competitors include "aged" "older" "pregnant", "married" or "unmarried". Basically, everything that has nothing to do with sports!

Male athletes earn phrases like, "fastest" "strong" big" or "great". Go figure! Research also indicates that women are more likely to be referred to as "girls" than men are called "boys". (via: BBC)

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