Back to the gridiron: 5 questions as HS football practice begins

All teams’ football season begins the same way – with a blown whistle commanding all to take the field. Where it goes from there is anyone’s guess. With Friday’s opening of summer drills, preparations for the upcoming gridiron campaign move into high gear, laden with practices and scrimmages leading to the first game of the regular season in a matter of weeks.

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AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.

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Watch sheriff's copter team rescue teen girl from San Joaquin River

Watch a two deputies from the Fresno County sheriff's air support unit rescue a 16-year-old Fresno girl from the San Joaquin River on Monday, July 25, 2016. River current had pinned the girl against a tree in the water.
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Watch sheriff's copter team rescue teen girl from San Joaquin River 1:15

Watch sheriff's copter team rescue teen girl from San Joaquin River

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Hacksaw Ridge movie trailer

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Police rescue robbery suspect from burning car in Texas