Things to know Wednesday

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Wednesday Weather
Hot ... humid ... chance of showers. Summer weather continues.
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Ohio Torturer Found Dead
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The man serving a life prison term for kidnapping three women and repeatedly raping them in his home for nearly a decade has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said this morning. Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell.
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GreenJackets playoff begins
After a second half surge, Augusta's baseball GreenJackets return to the Sally League playoffs taking on Savannah at 7:05 tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
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Wednesday Traffic
Olive Road will be closed at the overpass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Thursday for repair work, according to the city of Augusta.
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Geraldo Dumped For Photo
Duquesne University says Geraldo Rivera isn’t welcome to appear on a panel at the Pittsburgh school because of a half-naked “selfie” he posted this summer. Duquesne says the cellphone picture the TV personality posted on Twitter in July 2013 was inappropriate and not in line with the school’s values as a Catholic university.
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Tall Tigers
AP ranks Clemson's Tigers No. 4 in the nation. Their highest ranking in 25 years.
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Serious on Syria
Like it or not, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, of South Carolina, says, we have to do something about the regime in Syria.
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Gas Prices
Gas prices were dropping, AAA says, but uncertainty in the Middle East might change that.
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Serena Advances
Serena Williams advances to the semis in the U.S. Open with a crushing 6-0, 6-0 defeat of Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro.
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What Killed A King?
Researchers who exhumed the skeleton of Richard III suspect he was plagued by parasitic worms after finding numerous roundworm eggs near where his intestines would have been.

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