Things To Know Friday

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Weather Watch
Things improve for the weekend.
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Beauty Queen Bomber
Kendra McKenzie Gill stands with her attorney before her court appearance in District Court in Salt Lake City.

Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb.
Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service.
They said it was a harmless prank.
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Ready For Some Football?
Strom Thurmond at North Augusta
Warner Robins at Evans
Screven County at Harlem,
Wayne County at ARC
Augusta Prep at Westminster
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Traffic Watch
Get ready for IronMan!
Traffic will be affected on area roads beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday and continuing until 6 p.m. The 70.3 mile triathlon will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a 1.2-mile swim from the Augusta Riverwalk Marina to The Boathouse Community Center on Riverfront Drive.
From there, the 3,500-plus athletes will transition to the 56-mile cycling leg, into South Carolina. The cycling leg will wind through Aiken County, passing through Jackson and New Ellenton on the route. The cyclists will return to the transition area at The Boathouse to begin the 13.1-mile run leg of the race through downtown Augusta..
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Baseball's Chief To Retire
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig listens to a question during a 2011 news conference in New York. Selig said in a formal statement Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, that he plans to retire in January 2015.

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