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7/24/2016 9:49:59 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 11 this morning until 7 this evening for the area. The high temperature today will be in the upper 80's. The peak heat index will be between 98 and 103 this afternoon. The low tonight will be in the upper 60's with a high temperature Monday in the mid-80's. This is the 4th straight day that the heat advisory has hit the area. more

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Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox has been excellent on the field this season, building a 14-3 record with a 3.18 earned run averageThe Chicago White Sox have suspended All-Star pitcher Chris Sale for five days for "insubordination" after the left-hander reportedly destroyed "throwback" uniforms he didn't want to wear. Sale was scratched from his scheduled start and sent home on Saturday after allegedly expressing his displeasure over having to wear the team's 1976 throwback uniforms by cutting them up during pre-game batting practice. "Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team equipment," White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement on Sunday.

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago White Sox suspended All-Star left-hander Chris Sale for five days due to a pregame incident on Saturday in which he reportedly cut up some of the team's uniforms, the club announced Sunday. Sale was scratched from his scheduled start and sent home after allegedly expressing his displeasure over having to wear the team's 1976 throwback uniforms. "Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team equipment," said Rick Hahn, White Sox senior vice president/general manager.

Amy Yang of Korea in action on July 23, 2016 in Chicago, IllinoisSouth Korea wrapped up two rain-disrupted victories over Australia and Japan won a three-team playoff to join England, Taiwan and the United States in the final singles phase of the LPGA International Crown on Sunday. South Korea's Ryu So-Yeon and Kim Young started the day 2 up over Karrie Webb and Rebecca Artis with four holes remaining.

PGA: The 145th Open Championship - Final RoundRickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood must be wondering if it will be their turn to leave the list of 'best yet to win a major' at next week's PGA Championship at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey. It has been the year of the breakthrough in major golf with England's Danny Willett at the Masters, American Dustin Johnson at the U.S. Open and Sweden's Henrik Stenson at the British Open all registering their maiden majors.

July 24 (Reuters) - Past winners of the PGA Championship, which will be contested July 28-31 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey (U.S. ...

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Police officers salute the hearse as they attend the funeral of slain Dallas police Sgt. Michael Smith in DallasBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The Dallas Police Department, which was struggling to recruit officers, has seen a surge in job applications after the ambush shooting this month that killed five officers and brought global attention to the Texas city, officials said on Friday. During the 12 days following the July 7 shooting, the department said it got 467 job applications, a 344 percent increase compared with the 136 in a similar period in June.  That is an average of 38.9 requests per day to become a police recruit compared with an average of 11.3 submissions a day for 12 days in June. Potential officers in the north Texas region have often opted for departments in fast-growing cities surrounding Dallas where starting pay is typically higher than in Dallas.

The Oakland Police Department supervisor, who was not injured, was responding to a call at about 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, the department said in a statement. The incident came hours after the burial of one of three Baton Rouge police officers fatally shot by a black former Marine from Kansas City, Missouri, who police say intended to kill as many officers as possible in retaliation for police violence against black men.
A huge wildfire in the Los Angeles area spread another 2,000 acres overnight and appeared to have killed a motorist whose remains were found in a charred vehicle in the fire's path, officials said on Sunday. This brought to 22,000 acres -- or 34 square miles -- the total area enveloped by the wildfire, which has forced hundreds of evacuations and is casting a dark haze over parts of Southern California. The remains of an unidentified person were found late on Saturday inside a charred vehicle in the path of the so-called Sand Fire near Santa Clarita, about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.
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